1. pmjm1234's Avatar
    Hi guys and gals,

    I have a Lumia 521 that I'm using only on WiFi (it has no sim card), but I can't get it to show the correct date and time. I have it set to automatically set the date and time but it never does. Maybe it needs a cellular network for that? Why would that be? My Windows RT tablet is able to sync time over the internet.

    I have tried manually setting my time, but it drifts by about a minute a day so within a couple of days it's running fast.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks!
    10-15-2013 06:46 PM
  2. luk3ja's Avatar
    It does require a SIM card to automatically set the time unfortunately.
    10-15-2013 07:44 PM
  3. pmjm1234's Avatar
    It does require a SIM card to automatically set the time unfortunately.
    Thanks for the reply. Is there another way to keep the time synced? Could someone recommend an app perhaps?
    10-15-2013 11:26 PM
  4. Eric J F's Avatar
    I think luk3ja is right- unlike Windows the phone only syncs time with the cell network. I have an old Windows Mobile device that hasn't had a SIM card for years and I just have to adjust it every once in a while.
    10-15-2013 11:41 PM
  5. Dexter505's Avatar
    I just got this phone and I cannot get it to set the time or update. I am using the cell network.
    10-17-2013 10:42 PM

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