6 ways to Fix Clock Widget not working correctly on iOS 14: iPhone

iOS 14 clock widget issue

iPhone 11 and other users are facing issue with clock which is not working properly in iOS 14. The issue is block is not showing up a time or is out of Singh for example clocks are showing 1 hour 20 minutes before the correct time. Even if you try to correct the time, but after some time the clock will malfunction and will not show time correctly. The issue in clock widget on iOS 14 is now Know as ‘clock runs slow’ as Clock will be out of sync from the correct time.

iOS 14 clock widget issue

While in some cases if you add a new city to the clock widget there is no time loaded in this shows a black screen. This is a very annoying issue as clock is not showing correct time in iOS 14 on iPhone 11/X/8/7 plus , iPad. In some cases the clock widget is stuck on one time and you try to makes any changes, the weather widget for me doesn’t appear at all. 

In iOS 14 Clock widget Clock out of sync and  also the weather widget is either blank or just wrong. When changing clock widget to local time, the clock does not keep time. Slowly becomes inaccurate overtime.

Clock Widget is stuck on Cupertino and not updating the data. have Tried changing it by changing the time in the clock app but nothing.

The issue is not only with the clock widget with also with the weather visit in the iOS 14, Weather widget is is stuck on last nights forecast and The clock is working but will not update time. Surely Apple should give a good round of testing to its new feature before releasing it to its customer and confusing them very badly.

How to fix Clock widget not showing correct Time iOS 14:

Fix 1:  Add new location in  Clock Widget

Long press the clock widget and it gives your four options.

 Chose Edit clock option.

 it opens a pop up where you can change listed city to your time zone. 

For example if you are in Bangalore India and if it is not listed then choose Mumbai or New Delhi for your time zone. The clock will set to the time of your time zone.

Fix 2 : Choose another city 

The easy workaround to fix Clock widget is to choose another city and go back to yours after. You can temporarily fix the clock by selecting another time zone city then changing to back again.The clock will show correct time. But is a temporary solution, not sure how long it can last. 

Fix 3: WIFI workaround for  Clock Widget

Once you have made a clock widget on iOS 14 and it was just shows blank. There is a workaround that might help you.  If you are connected to a cellular network, switch to WiFi and check again.

 After this, restart your iPhone and your widget should start working.

Fix 4: Change text size in control centre

This is also a workaround to fix clock Widget not showing correct time in iOS 14. Go to control centre and change the font size of widgets once you have done that you will see that colour refreshes and shows correct time. 

Fix 5: Reset Location and turn on background refresh

If clock visit is not working on iOS 14 properly, In Setting -> Reset Location & Privacy data.  And also Make sure the apps are turned on for Background App Refresh. 

Go to Settings —> General —> Background App Refresh —> Turn “weather” on.

This has fixed the issue for many iPhone users.

Fix 6: Re-add the widget

Quick way to fix is to by deleting the widget and adding it again. This will fix clock widget not working on iOS 14


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