Strava App Settings - Android

The options you select in the Strava Android app are saved to your Strava account - meaning that they will also be reflected when you access Strava from a computer.  See the following information to learn about the options you have for configuring your Strava account from within the Android application.


To access your Settings within the Strava app, tap the Menu button - the three lines - at the top-left of any page within Strava, and select Settings.  Please note that if your phone has a built-in Menu button, you will not see the three dots; you should use your phone's Menu button instead. 

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From your Setting page, you can manage your Premium subscription and link other services such as Instagram, MyFitnessPal or Google Fit.

Below this, you will have sub-menus giving you the following options:

Default Highlight Image

Chose to Highlight either the map or a photo to represent your uploaded activities in the feed.



Premium members can enable or disable Beacon



Change your Units of Measure between Imperial and Metric

Change your Default Tab (the page that the Strava app will open to) between your Activity Feed and the Record a Ride/Run screen



Enable in-app notifications of the following:

  • Kudos on your activity
  • Comments on your activity
  • Updates on challenges you've joined
  • Losing your top place on a leaderboard
  • An activity from your device syncs to Strava
  • Sharing your location with Safety contacts via Beacon (Premium)
  • Someone you know joins Strava
  • Someone follows you on Strava
  • Someone mentions you
  • A new discussion starts in one of your clubs
  • Someone comments in one of your club discussions

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Use Wear device GPS, if available, when starting recording on the device


Privacy Controls

Enable or disable Enhanced Privacy

Set your new uploads to be marked Private by default

Enable or disable Group Activity Enhanced Privacy

Hide your new activity from public segment leaderboards

Opt-out of Flyby



Support / FAQ

View the Help Center and create a Support ticket



View information about some commonly used terms within Strava



View our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, and Copyright information



View information about your Android app version, maps on Strava, and the company. You also have the option to rate the app

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