The Date/Time integration is built for the controlling and monitoring of timestamps on devices.

Date/Time entities cannot be implemented manually, but can be provided by other integrations. If you are looking for a way to create a Date/Time entity, please take a look at the Date/Time helper.


datetime services

Available services: datetime.set_value

Service datetime.set_value

Set a new value for the datetime entity.

Service data attribute Optional Description
entity_id no String or list of strings that point at entity_id’s of datetimes to control.
datetime no New datetime value to set. If timezone is not included, the Home Assistant instance’s timezone will be used.