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TimeZone getDefault() Method in Java with Examples

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  • Last Updated : 02 Jan, 2019
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The getDefault() method of TimeZone class in Java is used to know the default TimeZone for this system or host. This may vary in according to the implementation in different environment.


public static TimeZone getDefault()

Parameters: The method does not take any parameters.

Return Value: The method returns the default TimeZone of the host.

Below program illustrates the working of getDefault() Method of TimeZone:

// Java code to illustrate getDefault() method
import java.util.*;
public class TimeZoneDemo {
    public static void main(String args[])
        // Creating an object of TimeZone class.
        TimeZone time_zone_default
            = TimeZone.getDefault();
        // Displaying the default TimeZone
        System.out.println("Default TimeZone: "
                           + time_zone_default);


Default TimeZone: sun.util.calendar.ZoneInfo[id="Etc/UTC",
offset=0, dstSavings=0, useDaylight=false, transitions=0, lastRule=null]
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