Sync from Strava to Garmin Connect

I  can only seem to push from Garmin to Strava. What I want is to use the app to record runs when I have no Garmin device and push to Garmin Connect. Then I can have my data in both platforms. Is that possible?

In my Garmin Connect account settings I see that Strava can only read. Is that correct?

Application - Strava
Permission - Read
 
 
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    Has anyone tried syncing from Strava to Garmin Connect using https://tapiriik.com? This 3rd party tool may fill the feature need for now. 

    A two-directional sync between Strava and Garmin has been brought up before, but it's not a priority for either company at this time. 

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  • Hi Everyone,

     

    I was wondering the same thing!  I had a bike ride recorded in Strava but wanted to get it into Garmin Connect.

     

    Here's how I pulled this of

     

    1) logged into Stava in my web browser

    2) from "Overview" I clicked on: wrench icon > "Export GPX"  [see first image]

    3) logged into Garmin Connect in my web browser

    4) clicked on the "+" icon in the upper right corner and then selected "Upload Your Activities" > "Manual Import"

    5) Drag / Drop the exported GPX file in

     

    Hope this helps = )

     

     

     

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  • I have the exact same question.

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  • I agree with the above. Being able to push from Strava to Garmin Connect would be great!

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  • Add me to the list of wanting auto sync from Strava to GC.. Thanks

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  • I would agree, i was assuming the synching would be bi directional and was quite suprised find this thread. Please add this feature.

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  • Strava, add me to the list of wanting auto sync from Strava to GC.. Thanks (premium user)

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  • Pleeeeaaase! I beg you to add auto sync from strava to gc.

    would make life sooo  much easier and I will continue to use strava.

     

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  • Yes, I need this as well.  Very useful.

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  • Add one more to the list, I am constantly downloading strava tcx Zwift files to upload to GC.  It would be wonderful if it could automatically happen.

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  • Thanks for asking Aaron, this isn't a feature we have planned, but I can see the usefulness for it. Likely the primary reason we don't have this feature is because it hasn't been asked for by enough of our members to be considered. 

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  • I too would find synch from Strava to Garmin Connect to be very helpful.  My Garmin Edge 705 just died and I don't plan to buy another Garmin.  Using Strava at the moment and want to add my new Strava route to Garmin Connect.

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  • Another disappointed customer here, please add this.

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  • same issue here.

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  • This would be a great feature - Zwift pushes automatically to Strava, but I keep track of all my activities (not just ridiing!) on Garmin Connect so this would save me the recurrent hassle of manually trabnsferring each activity to GC.

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  • Have a look at https://tapiriik.com/. A service that syncs both ways, not only Garmin to Strava. 

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  • Same issue here too

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  • same issue here.  Manual export of .fit or .gpx files is a PIA.  

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  • Me too - primarily for Zwift usage. 

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  • add me to the list of customers requesting this feature

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  • +1

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  • Everyone, pls remember to add your vote in the initial post, so STRAVA  would be able to realise how important is this feature for all of us. There are 35 comments, but 12 votes :(

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  • I have done this by recording on Strava, then exporting the workout and manually uploading to Garmin connect.  I don't know if there is a simpler way.  

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  • Me too!

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  • +1

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  • Thanks for the recent uptick is support for this request. Be sure to also add your vote at the top of this page by clicking the orange "up" arrow. 

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  • Two years and still not listening to users, disgraceful

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  • Please add two way sync with Garmin.

    Continuing to ignore this need will result in Strava members abandoning your service for services that integrate.

     

     

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  • Could I clarify with Taner Oezgen, does Tapiriik sync the calories from Strava to Garmin Connect? I'm just trying out Tapiriik, and it sends _most_ of the data about the run, just not the calories. It's an improvement anyway.

    Calories are the one I really care about getting synced properly, to be able to work out if I can have that piece of cake later!

    My chain of linkage is Strava - GC - Myfitnesspal - Fitbit.  There may be a better sequence out there.

    Simon

     

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  • +1 for this feature please

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