How to make a private Segment public

If you created a Segment, you can change the Segment from Private to Public.

1. From the menu under Dashboard select My Segments.

2. Select the tab Created Segments. Select the Private Segment you wish to make public. 

3. Find the Actions menu on the right column, and select Make Public.

Unfortunately, Strava does not allow public segments to be made private. 


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  • Hi Gianni -

    Open the segment page in question from Dashboard > My Segments > Created Segments. 

    From the Actions menu, select 'Make Public'.

  • No actions menu?

  • 1. Dashboard > My Segments > Created Segments.
    2. Click on your segment.
    3. On the right sidebar is going to be "Actions" button. Click on it. => "Make Public"

  • And how to make it private if I removed private flag as described?

    There is no "Make Private" in Action menu.

  • I'm having the same problem there is no make public in actions once you've created the segment

  • Me too

  • Hello...Beuller?? Is there a way to make a segment private again??

  • Hello, I've just updated the article to provide more information. Please let me know if there are any further questions at this time.

  • My "created segments" section is empty.
    Can anybody help me?

    Furthermore - why do I have to make it always manually to make each activity public while i changed my privacy settings to be PUBLIC anytime.....
    Can anybody help me?

  • I'm having the same problem there is no make public in actions once you've created the segment.
    I think this segment is not public: I want to do it public.

  • same problem.... no make public in actions

  • How long does it take to show 'efforts' after you have created a segment?

  • How long does it take before a segment you create for public use will show up on the "explore segments" map?

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