New Teams is displaying default time zone as UTC when setting up a meeting through Teams‎

Bajracharya, Prabinesh 392 Reputation points

New Teams is displaying the default time zone as UTC when setting up a meeting in Teams. This is causing issues for users because if they don't convert it manually before sending the meeting invite, the meeting is set to the wrong time, leading to confusion. We have attempted to resolve this issue by clearing the New Teams cache, clearing Edge and Chrome cache, restarting the machine, checking the default time zone in Microsoft 365, and ensuring Teams is updated to the latest available version. However, none of these measures have successfully fixed the problem for some users.

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  1. Ran Hou-MSFT 6,925 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Bajracharya, Prabinesh Based on our research, the behavior is a result of Teams' design and there is currently no way to change it. So you need to change it manually when editing the meeting information. Meanwhile, to get this feature more quickly, we recommend you give the feedback in Teams UserVoice. Many features of our current products are designed and upgraded based on customers’ feedback. With requirements like this increase, the problem may well be released in the future.

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  2. Nikoli 10 Reputation points

    See if repairing and resetting the New Teams helps?
    Apps & Features - Microsoft Teams - Advanced Options.

    Worst case also uninstall the old version too.

    2 people found this answer helpful.

  3. Kyriakos Tsourapas 10 Reputation points
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  4. Harri Helokangas 10 Reputation points

    I think Microsoft needs to check why the setting is not being applied correctly, but you can fix this issue by:

    1. Go to Outlook for the web General settings
    2. Set the Time zone again, even if it is correct
    3. Sign out of Teams and back again

    You need to "touch" the setting and save it again so that it is applied in new Teams

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  5. NP 366 Reputation points

    we have the issue as well. Seems to be sporadic. Hopefully there is a proper fix