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Automatic Time Zone Change Detection IT policy rule


This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device can update the time zone setting automatically based on the information that it receives from the wireless network. For example, if a user travels to a different time zone, by default, the BlackBerry device prompts to update the time zone settings on the BlackBerry device.

Default value

The default value is Prompt. The BlackBerry device prompts the BlackBerry device user to update the time zone setting.


Change this rule to On so that the BlackBerry device updates changes to the time zone setting automatically.

Minimum requirements

  • Java® based BlackBerry device
  • BlackBerry® Device Software version 5.0
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 5.0 SP1

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