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    • xbrenx
    • By xbrenx 9th Jul 17, 11:05 AM
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    Garmin information change
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    • 9th Jul 17, 11:05 AM
    Garmin information change 9th Jul 17 at 11:05 AM
    Hi

    I have a Garmin Forerunner 25.
    I'd like to be able to track walking the same way I do running so I get a route and times etc as opposed to step counting. On Garmin Connect it always uses a title - This Town Running and all I'd like to do is switch that to This Town Walking, I know it can be edited but is there a way to change the activity from running to walking?

    I hope that makes sense

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    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 9th Jul 17, 6:11 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 6:11 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 6:11 PM
    On my Garmin I just select walk / hike rather than run and it labels it as such. I presume that will be the same on other ones.
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    • xbrenx
    • By xbrenx 9th Jul 17, 8:16 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 8:16 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 8:16 PM
    Thanks for that - I'm guessing mine doesn't then, as I can't find it anywhere.

    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 9th Jul 17, 8:22 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 8:22 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 8:22 PM
    Mine is a multi activity watch.
    However you can change the activity type in garmin connect after it syncs.
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    • Mr_Singleton
    • By Mr_Singleton 9th Jul 17, 9:32 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 9:32 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 9:32 PM
    is there a way to change the activity from running to walking
    Originally posted by xbrenx
    Yup, when you edit your activity it'll give you the option to edit activity type. Just select either "Casual Walking" or "Speed Walking". Just tried this on Android/iOS/osX.
    • MallyGirl
    • By MallyGirl 10th Jul 17, 3:54 PM
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    • 10th Jul 17, 3:54 PM
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    • 10th Jul 17, 3:54 PM
    I use a Hike IQ App to record mine - does it support Apps?
    • xbrenx
    • By xbrenx 10th Jul 17, 10:21 PM
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    • 10th Jul 17, 10:21 PM
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    • 10th Jul 17, 10:21 PM
    I use a Hike IQ App to record mine - does it support Apps?
    Originally posted by MallyGirl
    No, unfortunately.

    I'll have to get my head round Garmin Connect new interface, I can't find anything anymore!

    Thanks everyone for the replies

    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 11th Jul 17, 7:06 PM
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    • 11th Jul 17, 7:06 PM
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    • 11th Jul 17, 7:06 PM
    Here you go ....

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