How to Set the Default Time Zone for Google Workspace Users

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Workspace administrators

Who is affected by this setting

  • You can choose the default time zone for newly created Google Workspace users.​
  • ​Already existing users won’t be affected by any updates to this setting.

How to change the default time zone in Google Workspace step-by-step with images

Step 1

How to Set The Default Time Zone For Google Workspace Users - Step 1

Go to the Admin console and click Account settings.

Step 2

How to Set The Default Time Zone For Google Workspace Users - Step 2

Select Profile.

Step 3

How to Set The Default Time Zone For Google Workspace Users - Step 3

Update the Time zone setting and save.

If you don’t configure this setting, the time zone will be based on the user’s location when they first sign in. Regardless, users can always change their time zone through their personal account settings.

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