Software & Apps MS Office How to Set or Change Your Time Zone in Outlook Make sure it matches your current geographic location by Heinz Tschabitscher Writer A former freelance contributor who has reviewed hundreds of email programs and services since 1997. our editorial process Heinz Tschabitscher Updated on February 03, 2020 alexrm1x / Pixabay MS Office Outlook Word Excel Powerpoint Tweet Share Email If you notice that the time in your incoming and outgoing Microsoft Outlook email is incorrect, it's likely that your settings have you in the wrong time zone. It's easy to set or change the time zone setting in Outlook so that it matches your current geographic location. Instructions in this article apply to Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, and 2010, as well as Outlook for Microsoft 365 and Outlook.com webmail. Change or Set Your Outlook Time Zone To set or change your time zone setting in Outlook: Open Outlook. Select the File tab. Select Options. On the Calendar tab, under Time zones, type a name for the current time zone in the Label box. In the Time zone list, select the time zone that you want to use. Your time zone is now set. When you adjust the time zone and daylight saving time settings in Outlook, Windows clock settings are also adjusted. Change or Set Time Zone in Outlook.com In the Outlook.com webmail program: Open Outlook and select Settings (gear icon). Scroll down and select View all Outlook settings. Select the General Category > Language and time. Select the Current time zone dropdown menu. Choose a time zone and select Save, Your email and calendar will now reflect the chosen time zone.