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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.

Comments
dbro
Super User

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

 

WM2020
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.

Anonymous
Not applicable

Any timeline for a fix on this?

ArthurK
New Member

Hi,

 

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.

NyarOtieno1
New Member

Kindly change this. It is very confusing.

BroganOC
Advocate II

Hi all, 

This is my workaround:

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

BroganOC_1-1604579528966.png

 

Freeze78
New Member

Some customer complaints. Please fix this.

FrostedFlake
Resolver I

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

 

Have a nice day!

Iamjdev777
Regular Visitor

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

robjbow
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?