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Changing Classic WebMail Time Zone

Last Updated: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 > Related Articles

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Learn to change the default time zone in WebMail.


Need help figuring out your time zone in Classic WebMail? The following information will explain the zone and walk you through the process.

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If the time zone setting is incorrect, it may be because it was not set when first logging in to Classic WebMail. The default time zone setting is New York (GMT), which is Eastern Standard Time.  

Time Zones Explained:

GMT - GMT stands for Greenwich Mean Time  and is the standard time in Greenwich, England. Every other time zone is added to this to establish that zone. For instance, GMT time minus 4 hours is GMT-4. The zone for GMT-4 is the eastern standard time zone in the United States, represented by New York in WebMail. GMT is similar to Coordinated Universal Time or UTC. The following explains how to use the Time Zone options in WebMail. 

CityStandard Time Zone
ChicagoCentral (GMT -5)
New YorkEastern (GMT-4)
Denver, PhoenixMountain (GMT-7, GMT-6)
Los AngelesPacific (GMT-8)
AnchorageAlaskan (GMT-9)
HonoluluHawaiian (GMT-10)



From the WebMail Inbox window, click Settings.

settings button

Result: The Message Settings window displays.


Click Time Zone.

time zone

Result: The Set Time Zone window displays.


Select a city within your time zone, then click OK.

set time zone

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