Garmin data is uploading to someone else's account (Garmin Express)

If more than one person uses Garmin Express on one computer, you'll have to associate each device with the correct Garmin Connect account to avoid uploading data to the wrong account:


Steps for a user to access this screen:
1. Open Garmin Express.
2. Select a device from the drop-down on the upper left.
3. Click "Device" on the upper right.
4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and look for "Garmin Connect Account".

If you need to change the account for a device, use the "Change Account" button.

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  • Me and a fried have this problem currently. He has my old Garmin unit, and when he connected to Garmin Express for first time my entire (8000+ miles) Garmin history uploaded to his account!!!

    Is there a way to block-delete all these activities?

  • Which version of Garmin express are you using there? It looks like an old version, I'm on v4.1.22.0 and it doesn't seem to have an option to change accounts. I'm trying to set up my son with an account but it just wants to connect to my Garmin account (even though I have set him up with a different Windows logon). Any suggestions how to get express to recognise him as a separate account so that it links to his GC account?

  • This is either really old information or only for the Mac. For Windows and the current version of Garmin Express do the following:

    1) Open Garmin Express.
    2) Select the device you wish to verify (they're listed in boxes).
    3) Click the "Tools" box.
    4) Select the "Garmin Connect" tab.
    5) Look for the Garmin account the device is connected to.

    If you need to change the account for this device, use the "Change Account" button.

  • mine only shows my account yet it still says on stava with 1 other and post the same ride on their profile...

  • I'm the same as you Mark. When I open Garmin Express and go into the Garmin Connect tab it only shows my account yet it still uploads to my friends account as well. I'm guessing my friend has to log onto their Garmin Express and remove their account as Tim says?

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