Android Question [B4X] convert UTC ticks to local time ticks

Discussion in 'Android Questions' started by Alexander Stolte, Aug 8, 2019.

  1. Alexander Stolte

    Alexander Stolte Well-Known Member Licensed User

    Hey,

    from my PostgreSQL-Server i receive UTC-Time-Ticks, how can i convert this ticks to the local time ticks?

    I have searched in the Forum, but i dont found the right solution...

    Greetings
     
  2. emexes

    emexes Well-Known Member Licensed User

    DateTime.Now ticks are always UTC. When you use DateTime.Time to get a human-readable string representation of the Long ticks number, it will convert it to the device's local timezone. You can include the letter Z in the DateTime.TimeFormat to check the current timezone offset being used for that conversion.

    A useful site for comparing your local DateTime.Now ticks value to UTC, and for doing conversion between local and UTC times (in both directions) is:

    https://currentmillis.com/tutorials/system-currentTimeMillis.html
     
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