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:

  • Interactions with your activities
  • Activity from your friends
  • Updates from your Clubs
  • Updates for your events
  • Interactions with your posts
  • Updates from Strava

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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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