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Is there a fix for the 15 second time offset?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by wvufan, Aug 10, 2010.

  1. wvufan

    wvufan Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I can't find a fix to address the 15 second offset on the Evo. I understand it is because the phone is not compensating for the fact that GPS time is 15 seconds ahead of local time because of leap seconds, but why doesn't the sync software on phone subtract those 15 seconds? Is there a configuration option that forces the phone to sync to cell signal and not the GPS, or another way other than disabling sync, to get the time to be correct?

    (I know it's "only" 15 seconds, but I would like a solution for this anyway)
     


  2. Kam

    Kam Newbie

    I use ClockSync, which uses NTP servers to set and adjust the time. I also disabled the Automatic network-provided time under Menu/Settings/Date & Time.

    My phone is now always in agreement with my PC to the second.
     
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  3. wvufan

    wvufan Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Thanks, I'll give that a shot. That looks like what I need. Doesn't look like it requires root, even though I thought I'd read that setting clock from an app required root. Perhaps that was dated info.
     

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The HTC EVO 4G release date was June 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 512GB RAM, Snapdragon S1 processor, and 1500mAh battery.

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