Android – Israel Timezone

For all those Israelis that have an android but have the wrong time/time zone since Israel keeps on changing the date of day light savings, this procedure is for you.

Download updated tzdata

Android adb

Make sure you have the android adb (http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html)

Connection to your device

To test your connection type in the dos prompt: adb devices.
You should get a list like
Copy the tzdata file to the same folder as the adb.
Run the following commands
adb root
adb remount
adb push tzdata /system/usr/share/zoneinfo/
adb shell chmod 644 /system/usr/share/zoneinfo/tzdata
adb reboot
You should now have the correct time and time zone.

 

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