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Android clock is 10 mins fast (HTC Phones)

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by Actual, May 27, 2011.

  1. JonHowells

    JonHowells New Member
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    Nope... 10 mins fast again...
     

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  2. silly_girlie

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    Ok - my time has now gone back to the correct time! Doh!
     
  3. RED_

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    Odd, i just checked and mine is 8minutes ahead. I'm unbranded on T-mobile. I'll see what happens when i change a few things and report back but it seems that this is an issue at the HTC server.

    EDIT: The second i turned my wifi on it went from 8minutes fast to 10 minutes fast. and now 11minutes fast.
     
  4. TheBrit

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    T-Mobile branded on a 1.84 build. I noticed mine was about 8 minutes fast around 9am so changed it to manual, set correct time and changed back to automatic and it's been fine since.
     
  5. dervturbo

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    Both phones showed the same this morning.. My T-mobile is 8-9 minutes fast. Latest changes made were a reboot after clearing facebook data (running out of space), and applied latest maps/my tracks update 1 day 13 hours ago my only update prior to that was Unified remote update but that was 3 days ago so if I had to suspect an app i'd be thinking facebook or maps. Unsure what app have been updated recently on the 02 phone.
     
  6. RED_

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    Turned my wifi off and then back on a little later and it fixed itself.
     
  7. dijon

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    OK, so mine is now showing 10 mins fast :p

    How very odd.. there must be an ntp server somewhere that's a bit stuffed :D
     
  8. liloliluk

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    I have a branded HTC Desire (not HD) on Orange, running Android 2.2.

    The clock has been 2 minutes fast all week but this morning just before 8am I noticed that it was 8 minutes fast.

    I turned it off automatic and set the time manually and it's been fine all morning (obviously). Just tried turning automatic back on and it immediately went to 2 minutes fast. Glad it's not just me with the problem!
     
  9. springy

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    Yup have the same problem.
    Yesterday it was 3 minutes fast. It has reset itself now and back on normal time. Not too sure what is causing it.. HAHA
     
  10. steele87

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    Hey guys. Same thing here. Located in Australia, HTC Desire, using the Telstra network.

    Handset was originally branded, but S-Off and running 2.3.3, with sense 2.1

    Clock sync is 10 minutes out when set to network time.
     
  11. thetim

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    Hi guys, also have this problem - vodafone australia, not rooted, build 3.15.178.3
    have tried setting time manually, and then switching auto time back on, will see how we go.
     
  12. justmusic

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    I've been 10 mins fast all morning, but now it's gone back to being correct (and spot on to the second). Very odd.
    HTC Desire S - O2.
     
  13. darthludi

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    Same here. HTC Desire, rooted, Android 2.2 with default Sense. Clock is fast ~ 10 minutes. The FB-"Fix" from above didn't change anything. Currently testing if the WiFi settings might have anything to do with it. On a related note, anyone tested ClockSync? Apparently it allows direct NTP sync for the clock.
     
  14. El Presidente

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    I did have a play about with those, but whatever connection I use, the clock stays the same.
     
  15. darthludi

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    Interesting. I disabled WiFi and automatic clock sync, set the time manually, waited ~5 minutes, re-enabled WiFi and automatic sync, 30 minutes later the time still displays as correct. If I had to guess I'd say Sense is using a HTC time server when on WiFi, which was fast for some time and now is now syncing correctly again.
     
  16. Sprake

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    Mine was the same, ten mins fast this morning, but after playing around it seems to be stuck to being 30 seconds ahead!
     
  17. irradiated

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    mines been fast after several resets but this last hour has been fine, fingers crossed.
    wifes wildfire on 2.2 has been fine throughout our ordeal ;)
     
  18. IanB

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    Same problem here in Spain. Unbranded Desire HD, Android 2.3.3. Telefonica network. 10 minutes fast. Tried hard reset, unchecked automatic time box. Waiting to see what happens!
     
  19. barneyl

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    I have an UNrooted (no techie me), no-customization (except mainstream apps) US Cellular HTC Desire (the original) and it was 6 mins. ahead yesterday, first time that's ever happened! Store was puzzled to, we did a warm reboot than reset it, then this AM 12 minutes fast! Again, a warm reboot reset it. I keep wifi off to save battery. Hmmm... a Google found me this forum, guess we'll all learn together!
     
  20. Xyro

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    Welcome to the forum :)
     
  21. angelahp

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    Me too ... Happened 3 times today, keep switching between automatic and manual. Vodafone unbranded uk

    Angie

    Just about to switch back to manual and leave it there for a couple of days
     
  22. llemon

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    i turned my phone off and on and it's been fine for a few minutes...
     
  23. psinno

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    Noticed my Desire was 10 minutes ahead this morning. Guess it is not just me after all. I am also having problems connecting to my wifi. Getting stuck obtaining an ip address. Anyone else experiencing that?
     
  24. El Presidente

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    Anyone called HTC, might wanna check Tue HTC UK Facebook page too. It looks like a generic HTC issue affecting all handsets.
     
  25. I also installed BBC news, but several days ago. I'm on T-mobile.

    Oh, and Angry Birds two days ago!
     

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