Garmin users worldwide are facing the existential crisis of, ‘if it’s not on Strava did it really happen?’ (yes of course it did!) as the popular Garmin Connect interface has been down for maintenance since late last week. Whilst many of us will be satisfied with checking stats on the watch itself (or not checking at all) for the Strava junkies here are 5 easy steps for manually uploading data without Garmin Connect.
1. Connect your Garmin to your computer using the USB cable
2. Open Strava on your internet browser, select the + icon next to your login and then upload activity
3. This will take you to your documents.
On Windows select your Garmin in the left hand panel and navigate to the activities folder.
on macOS for Apple users your Garmin will show up under locations