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johcar
14-01-2011, 01:32 PM
This is a serious enquiry, so I'd appreciate not getting facetious comments about XT...

I want to get Telecom to take some notice of this and investigate it.

Does anyone else have the same issue:

Your Telecom XT phone is set to sync the phone clock with the network.

When you compare the time on the phone against your PC (assuming your PC syncs with one of the international time services), the time displayed on the phone is three minutes slow.

If you do have this issue, could you please list below your phone make and model and geographically where you are in NZ.

I already know of two (different makes of) phones in Auckland and one in Hamilton that have this problem - apparently since fairly recently... But it's doesn't seem to be across the board some phones seem to be OK.

If yours is OK, could you also please list below your phone make and model and geographically where you are in NZ.

Thanks

pcuser42
14-01-2011, 01:39 PM
Both my XP netbook and my Samsung C5220 report the current time as 1:39pm. In Auckland.

EDIT: The phone is behind by a few seconds, but not really enough to be significant.

somebody
14-01-2011, 01:42 PM
No problems here.

Nexus One on XT (Wellington City)

Speedy Gonzales
14-01-2011, 01:50 PM
Time here is fine. Dont know what this is, but its the Telecom R109. I'm in Auckland

Chilling_Silence
14-01-2011, 02:11 PM
Time on the N1 is accurate here, checked against the AD Server, and against my VPS which syncs with the nz NTP pool.

wratterus
14-01-2011, 02:26 PM
Nokia 6265 (CDMA), Nokia 6700s, Sony Ericsson C510a (XT) all correct within a few secs. Motueka and Nelson.

kenj
14-01-2011, 03:42 PM
Samsung I5503T ..... all is well at 3.40

Ken :)

sam m
14-01-2011, 04:17 PM
iphone4
sony ericsson w508a
samsung c5220
r101

all times showing correct time

Erayd
14-01-2011, 05:24 PM
I run an app called 'ClockSync' on my N1 - it syncs the clock via NTP every few hours, and means I don't have to worry about what the local cell network thinks it is.

I have no idea how accurate the network time is these days (I use 2degrees, roaming on Vodafone outside the main centres), but when I initially got my N1 back in March, Vodafone's network time was way out.

johcar
14-01-2011, 05:52 PM
Thanks Erayd - I can only use that app if I root the N1 (something I'd rather not do at the moment).

So it looks like I'll have to get into an ultimately pointless discussion with a 'bunny' on 126 who would no doubt get me to restart my phone (already done, several times!) and then be as stumped as I am.

paulw
14-01-2011, 06:48 PM
Samsung Galaxy 3 (i5800) is OK but I did have to turn in auto time sync in the settings when I got it same on my mother-in-laws Nokia 3710 last week.

Myth
15-01-2011, 08:56 AM
Sony Ericsson W508 - all good here (Taranaki)

--Wolf--
15-01-2011, 09:42 AM
Can you not manually set the time? My Nokia 6120c (I think that's it) is fine but my parents touch screen (samsung maybe) was a few minutes off

Erayd
15-01-2011, 11:18 AM
Can you not manually set the time? My Nokia 6120c (I think that's it) is fine but my parents touch screen (samsung maybe) was a few minutes offYes, he can manually set the time on Android, but I'm guessing he's choosing not to for some reason - perhaps his phone loses or gains time or something.

johcar
15-01-2011, 03:18 PM
Yes, he can manually set the time on Android, but I'm guessing he's choosing not to for some reason - perhaps his phone loses or gains time or something.

In fact, that's exactly the setting I have the phone on at the moment - I've disabled the network time.

It's just that I'm not confident (yet) that the phone won't gain or lose some time. I've always set my phones to use network time in the past, and I can't think of a time that I found that unreliable.

So I'll stick with manual time until I get a resolution from Telecom....