Hot Topics • 02.08.2017 • Runtastic Team

Garmin Connect Now Available For Your Runtastic App

We’re excited to announce that Garmin Connect is now available for your Runtastic app. Our users (you guys!) let us know that this feature was at the top of your list, so we made it happen! Use your Garmin device to track your runs and they will also be available in your Runtastic app for further analytics, social sharing and to keep track of your history.

Woman checking her Garmin watch after a run outside

So, do I have to bring my phone with me and my Garmin watch?

You can now leave your phone at home and use your Garmin watch next time you head out for a run. But of course, you can continue to check back into your Runtastic app for additional features: News Feed, social sharing, Groups, Leaderboard, workout analytics, statistics, Shoe Tracking, Running Goal and Training Plans.

Which models does this feature support?

This feature currently supports Forerunner, Fenix, GPS enabled vivo models as well as a basic integration with Edge for cyclists! 

How does it work?

First, you have to connect:

1. Start connection → settings → social connect
Runtastic app → settings → partner accounts
2. Select “Garmin Connect”
3. Enter Garmin credentials & authorize the Runtastic app
4. Done!

Woman is checking her Garmin watch

Then you can track your run:

1. Go for a run with your Garmin watch
2. Connect your watch to your phone with the Garmin Connect app
3. Get a push notification as soon as your activity is available in Runtastic.
4. Done!

So, are you excited? We hope so! Have fun tracking your runs using your Garmin!


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  • Evgenii Maslov

    Thank you! Very necessary function, and it bothered training to import manually.

  • Runtastic Team

    Thank you for your feedback and your ideas. We will forward them to the product managers!

    Your Runtastic Team

  • Thomas

    Ich tracke meine Aktivität mit der Bike App von Runtastic und zeitgleich mit der Garmin Forerunner 235! Werden meine Aktivitäten nun doppelt in Runtastic eingetragen?

    • Runtastic Team

      Hallo Thomas, wenn du deine Aktivitäten von Garmin auf Runtastic hochlädst, werden diese natürlich doppelt angezeigt, da du die Aktivität ja auch mit zwei verschiedenen Geräten (Handy & Garmin Uhr) erstellst und aufzeichnest.

      LG, dein Runtastic Team

  • Sandra Bond

    Do I have to manually delete the workouts (of the last 30 days) that I also tracked with Runtastic – because they show up twice for me in Runastic now.

    • Runtastic Team

      Please note: We’re looking forward to your feedback and suggestions in the comments section, but we can’t answer support inquiries on the blog. Please open a support ticket if you require support, thanks!

  • Runtastic Team

    Hi Abram, unfortunately this is not possible. Find all important information here:

    Your Runtastic Team

  • Runtastic Team

    Wir freuen uns über dein Feedback oder Anregungen als Kommentar, aber möchten dich um Verständnis bitten, dass wir hier keine Support-Anfragen beantworten können. In diesem Fall wende dich bitte an unser Help Center. Vielen Dank!

  • Runtastic Team

    Lieber Daniel, danke für deinen Kommentar! Wir haben ein eigenes Support Team, das sich um deine Fragen kümmert. Bitte sende daher deine Anfrage direkt an das Support Team und wir versprechen, uns so bald wie möglich bei dir zu melden:

  • Runtastic Team

    Lieber Florian, danke für deinen Kommentar. Dazu können wir dir leider (noch) keine Antwort geben.

  • Runtastic Team

    Lieber Philipp, bitte sende deine Anfrage direkt an unser Runtastic Support Team: Dieses Team arbeitet intensiv daran, dir so bald wie möglich einen Lösungsvorschlag vorzustellen.

  • Runtastic Team

    Lieber Ralf, dazu können wir dir momentan leider (noch) keine Info geben. Wir werden dich über Updates auf dem Laufenden halten.

    LG, dein Runtastic Team

  • chihming

    Can I use GARMIN products be the heart rate monitor for RUNTASTIC app on android phone when I run?

    • Runtastic Team

      Yes, you can wear your Garmin products when you run and leave your smartphone at home 😉

  • Frank Kruse

    Soweit funktioniert alles, aber wenn ich mal nicht mit der Garmin-Uhr tracke, werden dann die Daten die ich mit Runtastic tracke auch nach Garmin übertragen???

    • Runtastic Team

      Lieber Frank, nein das ist leider nicht möglich.

      LG, dein Runtastic Team