screenshotChange Timezone (Time Shift)  |  Download Easily change your timezone to a desired value and protect your privacy.

Some of the important features of the Change Timezone (Time Shift) addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn't find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Change Timezone (Time Shift).

In short, Change Timezone (Time Shift) let you easily change your timezone (browser time), plus, turn off the addon anytime via toolbar button. Please check the YouTube tutorial below to get an idea of how this addon works in your browser. If you want to contribute to the developement of this addon, please fork it on GitHub, and push your changes to a named branch. Moreover, you can review all the comments made on GitHub commits.

4 Reasons to Use Change Timezone (Time Shift)

  • Easily hide your real time/timezone and protect your privacy.

  • Toolbar button can simply activates or deactivates the addon.

  • Choose a desired timezone from addon options page.

  • Available for all browsers and platforms (Window, Linux and Mac).

YouTube Tutorial

This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. What is Change Timezone (Time Shift)?

    Change Timezone (Time Shift) is a multi-browser addon that let you easily and quickly change your timezone to a desired value. Simply open addon options page and select a desired timezone from the drop down list. Once a timezone is selected, adjust the name and value fields if needed. Then reload all tabs for changes to take effect. Please note that this addon takes in to account the daylight saving time. If you want to turn off the addon, simply click on the toolbar icon once (icon color will turn to light grey). By default, the addon is active (toolbar icon has dark grey color).

  • 2. How can I work with this addon?

    Working with this addon is very easy. Simply add the addon to your browser and start using it right away (the addon is active by default). Please note that default timezone is Greenwich UK. If you want to change the timezone, please select an item from the dropdown list and then make necessary adjustments in the name and value fields. All changes in the options page are auto saved to the memory.

  • 3. How can I download the source code for Change Timezone (Time Shift)?

    To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.

  • 4. Does this addon has any options or settings to adjust?

    Yes, as mentioned above, you can change the timezone from the options page. There are more than 100 timezones (timezone names) available to choose from. Once you choose a timezone, you can also adjust the name and value to a desired one. The options page will be saved automatically once you make any changes.

  • 5. Can this addon whitelist a certain website/domain?

    Unfortunately not, currently this addon changes timezone globally for all tabs. In future support for whitelisting will be added.

  • 6. How does this addon protects my privacy?

    Websites can easily find your approximate physical location via - Date - API in JavaScript. This addon changes the internal methods in this API and forces them to report a fake time and timezone. Therefore it is not possible to find your actual location via Date API while this addon is active. Please note that, acquiring the actual position via JavaScript can be done through multiple APIs. This addon only masks - Date - API and not all of them. Please consider adding all necessary addons if you want to fully protect your privacy.

  • 7. Does this addon take into account the daylight savings?

    Yes, once you choose a timezone from options page, the addon automatically adjusts the daylight saving for you. Therefore, you do not need to make any further changes.

  • 8. Is this addon available for mobile browsers?

    Yes, this addon is available for both mobile and desktop machines in all operating systems.

  • 9. Where can I find the privacy policy for Change Timezone (Time Shift)?

    Please read the privacy policy for this extension here.


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