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Ability to change TimeZone in Approval Emails

Currently with "Start an approval" action, when it sends emails to approvers, email body contains "Date Created:" information in GMT timezone. There is no option to either hide it OR change it to other timezone say EST. 





Status: Under Review

Thank you for your suggestion.

Kudo Kingpin

I can't believe there is no way to change this. Please fix asap and thank you.  


Regular Visitor

Please fix this!  Clients question why we do not have the correct timezone because it is confusing to the users.


Our response was that this is a Microsoft issue and limitation, and hoping that this will be in a later release.  The client didn't think it was professional for us to use this approval and questioning the quality of Microsoft products.

New Member

Any timeline for a fix on this?

New Member



If this cannot be a system setting, maybe let Convert time zone apply to the flow and all dates in the flow as an offset/ temporary fix.

New Member

Kindly change this. It is very confusing.

Advocate I

Hi all, 

This is my workaround:



I then use this time output in other places as necessary e.g. 



New Member

Some customer complaints. Please fix this.

Helper III

There are some news: Approvals now gets your correct time zone from the SharePoint environment.


Have a nice day!

Regular Visitor

Getting complaints from users about this Date/Time stucture. I want to display the local time zone only.

New Member

@Stephen Any chance this simple ask can be addressed? This has been an issue talked about for, dare I say it, years now?