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Old 06-30-2007, 02:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question How can I set the System time using java code?

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Hello,

I need to set the time of my Blackberry device from my java code.

It's possible to do that?

Thanks a lot!

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Old 07-02-2007, 02:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Lightbulb Use java.util.Date class

Hi sugoi

You can change the time or you can set it using the java.util.Date class's function setTime(long time).

Use Like this
Code:
  java.util.Date BBDate = new java.util.Date();// this will point BBDate to current time settings.
  long time = 0xabc12def34abL;// long value representing the time, it'll represent a point in time that is time milliseconds after January 1, 1970 00:00:00 GMT.  
  BBDate.setTime(time);
Good Luck
Anand

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Won't that just change the time of the new Date instance you have created, not change the whole system time permanently?
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public static boolean setDateTime(long dateTimeMillis)
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