Social Connections to Instagram, Facebook and Twitter

You can connect your Strava account with one or more external accounts including Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. You will be able to easily share your activities on Facebook and Twitter, Share your Instagram photos to Strava, and also to login to using your Facebook or Twitter account.


Link Your Account:

  1. Login to, then go to your Settings on the drop-down menu under your name in the top right, (next to "Upload Activity").
  2. To the right of your Settings page, you'll see a box labeled "Social Connections." 
  3. When you click "Connect with Facebook/Instagram/etc." you will be asked to authorize Strava to use the specific social account. Click to allow access and you're done!



Posting Pictures from Instagram: 

When you upload your activity, we look for photos uploaded to Instagram in the activity's time window and they'll appear in the Activity Feed, as well as on Activity and Profile pages.  For more details and frequently asked questions around Instagram integration, go here


Sharing a Ride or Run:

You can share your own activities either from the feed or from the individual activity page.

  • From the Feed page, simply click the "Share" button and then pick the way you want to share from the popup menu (Facebook, Twitter, etc…). Note that you can also send the ride to a friend by email or by embedding it on your blog from the Share menu.
  • From the Activity page you have quick access to Facebook and Twitter sharing by clicking the icons below the basic information for the activity. By clicking the "More" button you'll be able to email your activity to share it. 
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  • Hello

    I'm having a problem accessing my profile on strava. I always did the login through facebook. But in trying to re-access my facebook profile generated a new profile in strava. And I'm no longer able to access the old profile. Need help. My old profile is "Ziguer PF Team". Must rescue a way to access it. Await guidelines. Thank you.

    Evandro Inácio Ziguer - Brasil.

  • Hi Evandro,

    Please contact our Support Team directly. They can help you one on one troubleshoot and reset a password for you for the email address associated with your account if necessary. Here's the link:

  • I've looked carefully at this and can't seem to find a way to link my twitter account. Have I missed somehting? Other social media tends to work ok. Also, Can I link my twitter account to automatically post my runs to twitter? Cheers

  • As per Nigel's request, I can't find how to link my twitter account.

  • whats happen to twitter? Strava don't you like twitter anymore?

  • Says its posting my activities to my linked facebook account, but it certainly isnt. Bad app so far.

  • My facebook upload is going to other facebook account that i manage, and i want it on my personal account. How do i change it? I am loading it from my iphone 6. Please help, is getting on my nerves.

  • I want to permanently stop uploads to Facebook fro every ride how do I do this

  • I don't have a Connection to Twitter available...

  • I'm having a problem accessing my profile on strava. I always did the login through facebook. But in trying to re-access my facebook profile generated a new profile in strava. And I'm no longer able to access the old profile. Need help. I am a Premium menber

  • Nicolas - it looks like one of our support reps is already assisting you via a ticket.

  • when i click on the iphone share, the instagrm icon is not showing up. Facebook and Twitter are shown but not instagram. I have disconnected the Instagram and reconnected but it's still not showing up.

  • I've gone to settings and diassociated my Facebook account. Fone the tick and remove connected social account. App continues to upload to Facebook. Once uploaded the activity doesn't even appear on my Strava account, only that I did activity... "_" minutes ago. How do i permanently stop Strava uploading.

  • I am still waiting for help after two days of no more Facebool sharing on my Strava account..I am now using the Sharing function from the Garmin connect site instead as it still works! Too Bad I have used Strava since 2013 but no more as it doesn't work anymore....BTW I have tried all the pre canned so called "Fixes" and they do NOT work. so don't bother advising me to shut off and turn on the social connection. I even went so far as to remove the App from Facebook and reinstall it...still no joy and that includes accessing the site from a smart phone and two different browsers!

  • hi there,
    since a week ago, the function to share my runs on facebook has completely stopped working. I tried multiple times to reset my link with facebook. I even went so far to go into my facebook app settings to remove the strava app and then reconnect again - without any success. I can't search for friends in the share popup and after hitting the "share" the popup closes and no post is showing up on my facebook profile.

  • well I am glad to hear this is not an uncommon issue! in the meanwhile, I did try different browsers - without success. seems something in the Facebook-API is not working properly. this can only be resolved by the Strava devs.

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