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  1. barriesimpson's Avatar
    Interesting one this:

    I ask Cortana "what time is it" she shows me a Bing result from the web - Current time in Beed, India (IST). Now you would probably say, "that's ok" and it would be if I lived in India. But I don't. I live in Gran Canaria - Canary Islands, Spain and the time is completely different to India. I wonder what makes her think that I live in India? Oh, and it's not my accent - I am English born and bred.

    Barrie
    gpobernardo likes this.
    01-15-2015 09:46 AM
  2. SamJHannan's Avatar
    What are your region settings?
    01-15-2015 09:51 AM
  3. gpobernardo's Avatar
    Interesting one this:

    I ask Cortana "what time is it" she shows me a Bing result from the web - Current time in Beed, India (IST). Now you would probably say, "that's ok" and it would be if I lived in India. But I don't. I live in Gran Canaria - Canary Islands, Spain and the time is completely different to India. I wonder what makes her think that I live in India? Oh, and it's not my accent - I am English born and bred.

    Barrie
    In addition to checking your phone regional settings, could you also check your Manufacturer Name under Settings > extras+info? You might want to check your phone time zone, too.
    01-15-2015 09:58 AM
  4. barriesimpson's Avatar
    Settings are all English UK, manufacturer name is: RM-1045_1006 and time zone is UK UTC which coincides with the time zone in the Canaries.
    Last edited by barriesimpson; 01-15-2015 at 11:00 AM. Reason: Added time zone info
    vEEP pEEP likes this.
    01-15-2015 10:59 AM
  5. vEEP pEEP's Avatar
    Hello,

    I have the same issue with a 930 - Hong Kong Variant. But I live in Mountain Standard Time Zone.
    http://forums.windowscentral.com/cor...-timezone.html

    Region-Canada

    But it shows Iceland time when I ask the time (GST).

    ICELAND?????
    01-16-2015 10:30 PM
  6. vEEP pEEP's Avatar
    Hi BarrySimpson,

    So Cortana bases its timezone on where it was built, not GPS?

    Thanks,

    Mr. V
    01-16-2015 10:33 PM
  7. ncharlt's Avatar
    This is a definite bug. I live in the UK with an unblocked British 930 CVGB and if I ask Cortana the time, I get the time for Beed, India.
    01-17-2015 02:46 AM
  8. SamJHannan's Avatar
    I've just tried this myself and she won't tell me anything, just a dictionary result for the word time. On the latest DP in the UK, 920 CVGB
    01-17-2015 03:24 AM
  9. aximtreo's Avatar
    It's Howdy Doody Time.

    Sorry, just had to do this for us old guys.
    MSFTisMIA likes this.
    01-17-2015 08:16 AM
  10. someone2639's Avatar
    It's Howdy Doody Time.

    Sorry, just had to do this for us old guys.
    No, it's adventure time!
    aximtreo likes this.
    01-17-2015 08:34 AM
  11. gMaesterUK's Avatar
    I too have Beed, India as my timezone for a SIMFREE UK 820 (CV GBIE). I thought when I read this it took the time based on your proxy, but obviously not if it's affecting so many people.

    G.
    01-18-2015 11:45 AM
  12. someone2639's Avatar
    Odd, I tried on ATT Lumia 635, and it displays the right time, albeit from a larger city in the time zone. Must be a Cortana bug.
    01-20-2015 06:04 AM
  13. gMaesterUK's Avatar
    Its not a Cortana bug, but a Bing bug. Try typing the same query in Bing and you'll get (usually) Beed or Iceland.

    G.
    01-20-2015 07:38 AM
  14. WPit's Avatar
    Yep. Try Bing settings. General settings: Bing - Search Worldwide . Not sure on this. Maybe also your Microsoft account: https://login.live.com . ; ) Cortana working seamlessly here.
    01-20-2015 09:21 AM
  15. RumoredNow's Avatar
    I just keyed Cortana in listening mode and asked, "What time is it?" I was given the correct time in HH:MM:SS format with my location indicated in the reply. It was a web search style response not a verbal one.

    I just typed, "What time is it" into my address bar on IE 11 with Bing as the default search engine and received the correct time and location.

    Might be a Regional server bug?
    01-20-2015 09:48 AM
  16. gMaesterUK's Avatar
    Might be a Regional server bug?
    You're probably right on that, though another poster who I thought was from Canada was getting similar issues. Hmmm

    Strange that Bing local is working fine, but Bing can't work out the time! LOL

    G.
    01-20-2015 10:17 AM
  17. bradleymcc6's Avatar
    Same problem, UK EE 930, I'm getting the time for Beed, India
    01-20-2015 10:32 AM
  18. Laurence Donohoe's Avatar
    I have the same issue, when I ask Cortana what time is it I get the time in Beed, India. I live in Ireland. All other setting look fine to me.
    07-29-2015 03:35 AM

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