Custom Unit Preferences (Miles, Kg, Celsius)

I'd like more control over what units are used in the app.  Specifically, I'd like miles, kilograms and degrees Celsius.  Miles is the most important to me so at the moment I'm stuck with other units which mean nothing to me (pounds and Fahrenheit).

Can we just get fields in the settings area for each unit of measurement please?

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  • FWIW, I contacted Strava support to find out if there was a solution. They said no, and then I asked if they had any plans to implement anything:

    Hello, 

    Sorry but right now I do not envision this feature being changed in this manner.  
    Please accept my sincere apologies and keep up the great work. 

    Cheers,
    Rudolph
    Strava Support Team
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  • Seems in this case the customer "is not always right".    Lucky for us we can vote with out pockets.  No PREMIUM membership for me :-)

     

     

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  • I suspect the software is written in such a poor way that it would be complex and costly to fix.

    That and/or we're talking about supporting something for people outside of the US, and that's of very low priority. Temp in F is all they care about, even though almost all the rest of the world uses C.

    This and the constant lack of acknowledgement/distinction of mountain bikes (despite supporting e-bikes as a category), means no premium here either.

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  • Reading the posts here it is a feature that has been asked for already but having miles for cycling and kilometres for running would be really beneficial for multi sport athletes

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  • JFK put a man on the moon in 7 years!!! This forum has been waiting since 2013 for this simple change. Thankfully there has been people outside strava with more ambition and creativity otherwise we would be still living in caves. Strava clearly don't care about us as customers.

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  • Please update us on the ability to select units as required, I.e I like miles and degrees Celsius. I like what a contributor said earlier, “people have been asking for this feature for a very long time and you do not even answer” why can’t you just say no we don’t want to do this in spite of you paying Strava premium

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  • I am really sorry to say Strava, that at the moment I am a premium member and when it expires I will not be renewing it but I don’t suppose you care really.  I totally agree with the comments made earlier that you go ahead and radically change the whole layout of the software just because you want to and without consulting the people that actually use it ,  but when no same people who use the software and pay for it ask for simple changes you totally ignore it . I don’t know who designed your business model but they need a kick up the pants

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  • I measure my swimming in meters, my cycling in miles and temperature in Celsius.

    I've been patient - it's 2 years since I last requested this.  I've now cancelled the renewal for my my premium subscription.

     

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  • I've been happily recording cycling and running activities in miles for a while now. Went for a swim today and noticed my 1000m had been recorded in yards, which isn't a unit I'm familiar with so the number was meaningless to me. Logged in to change it and came across this thread. I'm surprised this hasn't been implemented and disappointed to see that Strava have been ignoring requests for this feature for several years. It's made me rethink bothering upgrading to Premium. 

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  • Elle said 4 years ago this fix was on the “roadmap” I wonder if she would care to come on here and tell us how long the roadmap is?

     Years ago I raise the subject of how difficult it was to get strava to make changes that users wanted and I was told that they only had a small team and finite resources.

     My reply was this is a global product used by millions of people, then they needed to get a bigger team if that was a problem.

    I have zero confidence in strrava to do anything that any users want, they do not listen, they make glib comments on here that they have no intention of living up to.

    Please don’t get me wrong I love the program and use it almost every day and I feel I should pay for it as I use it so much but if I pay I deserve to get some customer support and for that reason I won’t be renewing because I get no support

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  • I would like have the temperature in celsius with distance in miles and weight in kg.

    Please can you fix.

    Thanks,

     

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  • Strava,

     

    Please can you update us on this, clearly everyone wants it so you should at least tell us what the plan is?

     

     

    Premium customer:

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  • Pace in km/h instead of min/km?

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  • Change the reporting on my Strava to Metres and Kms and not Feet and Miles.

     

     

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  • I'm British, over 60 and I use Celsius/Centigrade for temperature and kg for weight. But I like distance in miles and speed in mph.

     

    At the end of the day, we all just want to choose each unit individually.

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  • Please implement this feature!!!

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  • Just do it the tried and tested way Garmin connect so it. Simple. Amazed this isn’t yet a thing for Strava.

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  • Can we have a reason from Strava as to why this hasn't been picked up after being requested for over 5 years from a large number of users?

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  • Individual ability to customise each of the units makes much more sense, it's just a case of converting one to the other. It'd be nice if Strava could do it rather than having to google e.g. "54 Fahrenheit in Celcius" all the time... I personally have no problem with pounds, as I weigh myself in stone but always being around 15 stone makes it a reasonably easy calculation. If I actually ever shift some weight and get away from there then it would be useful to have stones and pounds as my scales measure them

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  • There's a definite need for customisation of each parameter. Garmin Connect, in my view, doesn't do it right either because I want distance in miles, elevation in feet, and temperature in Celsius; "Statute UK" is close, except the elevation is in metres.

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  • Most definitely. I use Feet, Miles, Kg and Celsius, but there is no option to show these

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  • Strava is this on the roadmap?? This is the same frustration i have with the Wahoo Fitness app.

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  • @Robert - not yet to my knowledge, but we are definitely aware of the feedback here so this item is on our list for a roadmap candidate. Thanks for your feedback! 

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  • Other family members are on apple mac phones and can edit to mile per hour.

    I am on Android phone and can only use kilo meters per hour, would like to use the same format as takes time to convert, any help?

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  • Other family members are on apple mac phones and can edit to mile per hour.

    I am on Android phone and can only use kilo meters per hour, would like to use the same format as takes time to convert, any help?

     

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  • 100% agree. I want miles, metres, celsius and kilograms.

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  • Come on, make them all selectable, already!

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  • I'll second this.  I would like miles for distance, stones and lbs for weight and celsius for temperture.  In particular temperature readings in farenheit are meaningless to me.  The weight I can live with, having miles and celcius is most important.

    This will be an issue for most UK people.

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  • I also support this request, it is part of internationalization (and by that I mean potentially more revenue for Strava).  I would want Miles, Miles per hour, Metres, Celsius, Kilograms, with the units for each parameter individually selectable.  But as a further twist, my more competitive colleagues think in kilometres, so could we have some parameters duplicated in two different units?  (By the way, is it meters or metres?  Yet more internationalization.)

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  • +1 from me for "Statute UK" or (ideally) customisable units on all measurements.  I might even consider Strava Premium if there was a sign that Strava were interested in responding!

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