How to Change the Clock Display on an Android Phone From Boost Mobile

by Matthew Burley

The clock display format and time settings on your Boost Mobile Android phone can be changed from the Date and Time menu of your device. Access to these settings allows you to update an incorrect time, change your time zone, or switch between a 12-hour and 24-hour format. The ability to manually change the clock display in this manner ensures that you will be able to configure your clock to the exact format that you require.


Unlock your Android device by performing the indicated unlock action.


Press the "Menu" button at the bottom of the phone, and then tap "Settings."


Scroll to the bottom of the menu, and then touch "Date & Time."


Tap the "Set Time" option, and then press the "+" and "-" buttons to change the time. Press "Set" once the time is correct.


Press "Select Time Zone," and then tap your time zone.


Press the "Use 24-Hour Format" option to switch to a 24-hour clock display format. For example, "1:00 PM" would be displayed as "13:00."


  • check The Android Market features many free clock applications that can be added to your phone's home screen. These applications integrate with any clock display changes made from the Date and Time menu, allowing you to use them as the default clock that is visible when you turn on your device.

About the Author

Matthew Burley has been a writer of online content since 2005. You can view many of his articles on Burley holds a Bachelor of Science in political science from Arizona State and a Master of Science in computer information systems from the University of Phoenix.