ios developer ios developer - 1 year ago 81
iOS Question

HH:MM am/pm not fetch from nsdate

I want to fetch the hours:minutes AM/PM from the nsdate.

NSDate *globalDateTime; //globaldate is : 2016-10-20 06:49:00 +0000 (UTC)
NSString *dateString12 = [NSDateFormatter localizedStringFromDate:globalDateTime

Result I am getting is NSString format: 20/10/16, 2:03:00 PM India Standard Time

Expected result is NSString format: 20/10/16, 6:49:00 PM India Standard Time

Or is there any way I only get expected result in NSString format : 6:49 PM

is get in NSLog is something in UTC format or some other format. It is giving me proper date but not giving me proper time.

Please help me how should I get proper time.

Answer Source

Try this.

NSDateFormatter *formatter = [[NSDateFormatter alloc] init];
[formatter setDateFormat:@"hh:mm a"];// change here as per your need
[formatter setTimeZone:[NSTimeZone timeZoneWithName:@"UTC"]];
NSString *stringFromDate = [formatter stringFromDate: globalDateTime];
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