How to switch from a Facebook login to email login

From the mobile app:

  1. Click on the Profile tab and click to "Edit" profile settings
  2. Check the email associated with your account, and if necessary update your email. Save.
  3. Log out of the app. Then click "Already a member? Sign in". 
  4. Select "Forgot Password" and wait for the link to be sent to your inbox. 
  5. Create a new password and then login with your email and new password.

From the website:

  1. Click on your avatar in the upper right and select "Settings". Verify your email address.
  2. From the same menu, click "Log out". From the login page select "Forgot Password" and wait for the link to be sent to your inbox.
  3. Create a new password and then login with your email and new password.
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  • Thank you very much Elle.

  • Hi, this does not work. It is impossible to change my email address, Strava gives an error "invalid password" but I do not have a password because my current login is via Facebook. Even with the password of facebook it does not work. Can you help me. Thanks.

  • Same thing with me as well. When I pressed log in with facebook it created a second account. Now I want to unify them as people started following me on the FB created account and my phone app uploads my activities to the other, where I log on with e-mail. Can it be fixed somehow?

  • I can't get this to work either. It imported my Facebook-provided email address, which is old and I don't have access to, and now I can't change it to my new email. I want to sign up for premium but I'm not going to do it if I can't even get the right email in there. Any fix devs?

  • I'm sitting with the same problem. Logged in initially with facebook but want to move over to email logged in account. Strava assigned a random email address to me and I never chose a password so it is impossible to change the email address to my current one. So, what should I do about it?

  • Walter, Vladimir, Chris, Daniel,
    Can all of you please create a support ticket so we can help you directly? Since this will involve us updating your email manually, it would be best handled directly.

  • Actually, I solved it some time ago. Well it wasn't the solution I wanted, but I was able to eliminate one of the accounts, and then following the provided solution above, I changed my password for the facebook account. And now I'm using this account. It was some OK for me, as I was new on Strava, and didn't bother myself with some lost activities on the other account. So for me, there's no need to log a ticket anymore.

  • Vladimir,
    Glad to hear you got the issue resolved. Since the other account was removed, I wont be able to double check this, but if you are trying to update an account email and that email is already linked to another account (say an unintentionally created duplicate account) then updating the email will not work and you will see that no change is saved. It is kind of like the page just refreshes.

  • Need to change my email address, and faces the same problem as described above. When logging in with Facebook and choosing the change email and password, I'm asked for the current password, but this I do not know. I have requested a reset but do not receive any emails to reset, and as I do not know the current, I can't make a new password and cannot change email. I have opened a ticket.

  • Yep this does not work! Help! Because I am deactivating my Facebook.

  • The instruction from Elle in the beginning of this thread are quite correct.
    You just don't have to "verify" your E-Mailadress, go to the settings, just to check which E-Mailadress Strava is currently working with.
    Then Log out.
    When you log in in again, follow the instruction Elle provided.
    Just make sure you are at the Login-page and not at the registration-page.
    Then enter your E-Mailadress (as checked before) and tell Strava you need a new password.

    Afterwards you can change your E-Mail and/or your Password as you like.

  • No, as many have already said, this doesn't work. Strava claims to have sent the recovery email ("We've sent an email to with instructions on how to reset your password.") but no such email ever actually goes through. Please provide different instructions. Thanks~

  • Thanks Elle, worked perfectly for me for Changing password and also changing from Google login to email login.

  • I have an issue that whether i log in via Facebook or Email it links to the same account. As far as i can see it looks like its the same account anyway, all the activities seem to be there, i would just prefer on log in if thats possible.

  • The 1st tip from Elle Anderson worked fine for me... thank you very much now my old account is working again and i could change the password.
    Just follow the steps for android correctly and it will work.... thx

  • What if you no longer have access to the email you signed up with?

  • The solution does not work for me. The recovery email was not delivered to my gmail account.
    Is there any default password used for google / facebook accounts?
    Why should I enter some password if it has been never generated?
    Why system not recognize the password is not generated?

  • Finally I found recovery email in the Social tab.

  • Followed instructions above. Recovery email never landed in Inbox (checked all tabs & spam for almost 30 mins now).
    Does said recovery email come via pigeon or horse?

  • I've got the same problem, I do not receive the email

  • Ok I recevied the email after several minutes in the social tab.
    Thanks you

  • Followed instructions above. Recovery email never landed in Inbox (checked all tabs & spam).

    Ok, received email after a while

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