If you use a Garmin watch then you must be a fitness lover. This device is designed to track fitness activity as well as improve your health.
If you take fitness very seriously then you should definitely use Strava with your Garmin watch. It is a social fitness network that allows users to track and share fitness activities.
You can guess the popularity of Strava from its active users which are more than 20 million. It provides you with many features which help in setting your workout progress as well as goals set.
In this blog post, we will be providing a step-by-step guide on how to connect the Garmin watch to Strava.
Importance of connecting Garmin Watch to Strava
Connecting Strava with the Garmin device is very helpful. It allows you to automatically sync your fitness data from your Garmin device to the Strava platform. Through this, you can analyze your fitness data, set goals and share your progress with others very easily.
Apart from this, after connecting the Garmin device with Strava, you can access many advanced fitness features that can take your fitness activity to the next level.
How to Connect Garmin Watch to Strava
There are several ways to connect a Garmin watch to Strava. In this blog post, we will learn about the three methods.
Connect Garmin watch with Strava using Garmin Connect App
Step 1: First of all, you have to download and install the “Strava” app and “Garmin Connect” app on your phone. It is compatible with both Android and iOS devices.
Step 2: After this, you have to create a Strava account if your account is not already created. Similarly, you have to create a Garmin Connect account as well.
Step 3: Now, open the “Garmin Connect” app and log in.
Step 4: After this click on the “three-dot” which you will find in the top left. If you are using an iOS device then you will find it on the bottom side.
Step 5: Next, click on “Settings” and then click on “Connected apps”.
Step 6: After that, select “Strava” and now the page of terms and conditions will open in front of you, you have to click on “Agree” and proceed further.
Step 7: After this, it will ask you to log in with your Strava account. If you have entered your Strava account credentials then you have to click on “Authorize”.
After following these steps, your Garmin watch will be connected to Strava.
Connect Garmin watch with Strava using Strava’s official website
Step 1: First of all, you have to open the official website of Strava on your pc or mobile browser and log in through social media or email id.
Step 2: After login, you will come to the Strava dashboard where you will see the “+” icon on the top right side you have to click on it and then click on “Upload activity”.
Step 3: After this, a list of all the devices will be shown in front of you, you have to select “Garmin” here.
Step 4: Now a popup will open on your screen, here you have to click on “Garmin with Connect”. It will automatically sync your data. If you want, you can also sync manually by clicking on “Upload files directly”.
Step 5: Next, you will be asked permission to share Garmin connect data with the Strava app. You have to allow permission by clicking on “Agree”.
After completing these steps, you will easily be able to connect your Garmin watch with Strava.
Connect Garmin watch to Strava using Garmin Connect Web
You can connect Strava to Garmin in another way which is quite easy and you can do this from your laptop or desktop. Before doing this method you have to make sure that your Strava account should be already created. If your account is already created, then you can connect Garmin with Strava by following the steps mentioned below.
- First of all, you have to open the browser of your laptop and open the “Strava” website.
- After this, you have to click on the “setting” option on the top-right side, which can also be present in your profile section.
- After this, click on “Social connection” on the right side.
- Now you have to tap on “Connect with Garmin” and then click on “Agree”.
After doing this your Strava account will be easily connected to your Garmin watch.
Friends, in today’s blog post, I have told you about three methods on how to connect the Garmin watch to Strava App. You can connect your Garmin watch to Strava by any of these methods. How did you like this article, do tell us by writing it in the comment below.