Applies to: Windows Server 2022, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012

Displays the Windows Time Zone utility.


tzutil [/?] [/g] [/s <timezoneID>[_dstoff]] [/l]


Parameter Description
/g Displays the current time zone ID.
/s <timezoneID>[_dstoff] Sets the current time zone using the specified time zone ID. The _dstoff suffix disables Daylight Saving time adjustments for the time zone (where applicable). Your value must be surrounded by quotes.
/l Lists all valid time zone IDs and display names. The output appears as:
  • <display name>
  • <time zone ID>
/? Displays help at the command prompt.


An exit code of 0 indicates the command completed successfully.


To display the current time zone ID, type:

tzutil /g

To set the current time zone to Pacific Standard time, type:

tzutil /s "Pacific Standard time"

To set the current time zone to Pacific Standard time and disable Daylight Saving time adjustments, type:

tzutil /s "Pacific Standard time_dstoff"