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Changing Time Zones in Classic WebMail

Last Updated: Mon, 06 Feb 2017 > Related Articles

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Learn to change the default time zone in Classic WebMail.


This support article helps you get the most from Classic WebMail. Before beginning, make sure you are signed in.

  1. Go to webmail.cox.net.
  2. Enter your User ID and Password.
  3. Click the Classic WebMail radio button.
  4. Click Sign In.


Classic WebMail Inbox

After you sign in to Classic WebMail, your Inbox displays in the following format.

Classic WebMail Inbox

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Time Zones

Need help figuring out your time zone in Classic WebMail? The following information helps you identify your time zone and how to configure it properly.

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the standard time in Greenwich, England. Every other time zone is added to this to establish that zone. For instance, GMT time minus five hours is GMT-5. GMT is similar to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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

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

Changing the Time Zone

To change your time zone, follow the steps below.

From the WebMail Inbox, 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

Result: The Message Settings window displays. The new time zone has been saved.

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