Email, Messaging, & Video Calls Email How to See the Sender's Local Time in Gmail An experimental tool has long since been retired 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 June 29, 2019 Shih Wei Wang / EyeEm / Getty Images Email Gmail Yahoo! Mail Tweet Share Email Although Gmail used to support an experimental add-on to display a sender's time zone, this functionality no longer exists. You cannot see sender time zones within the Gmail web client. Some desktop email programs will display time zones, either natively or as a plug-in. For example, Ablebits.com offers the Sender's Time Zone plugin for Microsoft Outlook, and Outlook natively supports Gmail accounts.