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Garmin upload problems

PostieJohnPostieJohn Posts: 1,105
edited April 2015 in Road general
In the absence of anywhere else obvious to put the thread I'll try here.

I've recently bought a new computer tower. (old skool Grandad)
Previously my Garmin unit connected to Strava through Garmin Express.
Everything uploaded automatically then the unit cleared.
Happy days.

Now with the new computer I've downloaded all things Garmin inc Express.
Everything seems fine, but it just won't sync with Strava, and will only say:-
'unable to sync please try again'.

I'm such a luddite (bear that in mind when answering) I can't help thinking there's a box somewhere left unchecked, or something equally basic.
But I'll be jiggered if I can find anything wrong.

Any help would be appreciated, just remember you are talking to a moron!!

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  • Are you having problems uploading to Garmin or just the transfer over to Strava?

    If it is a problem transferring over to Strava automatically. Go to your settings, click on disconnect next to the Garmin Express icon and then try entering your details again.
  • slowbikeslowbike Posts: 8,495
    Garmin express had a problem over the weekend - but it worked ok yesterday.
  • PostieJohnPostieJohn Posts: 1,105
    It would seem both.

    I don't really use Garmin since Strava took over my life, but having reconnected my base unit I got:-

    'There was an error syncing with Garmin Connect' view error.

    'Sorry we couldn't sync your device. Please try again'. retry.
    Uploading to Garmin Connect.

    As said nothing is going across to Strava either.
  • Dippydog3Dippydog3 Posts: 414
    What unit are you syncing from?
  • PostieJohnPostieJohn Posts: 1,105
    Dippydog3 wrote:
    What unit are you syncing from?
    705.

    As said it all worked fine and dandy until I changed the computer.
    Now everything still seems to work fine, but it's as if they've had a massive row and nothing will 'talk' to anything else.

    It's all gone a bit North Korea - South Korea - China - America, or is that overstating it?
  • Like you I have changed computers a while ago.
    As I only use strava I have not bothered to download any garmin software.
    In strava click download activity, icon in top right. Select download from file, then browse. This accesses my 800 like a memory stick. Find the folder with your ride in (activities?) Then select and download. Multiple rides can be done together if like me you cannot be bothered to download after every ride.
  • Like you I have changed computers a while ago.
    As I only use strava I have not bothered to download any garmin software.
    In strava click download activity, icon in top right. Select download from file, then browse. This accesses my 800 like a memory stick. Find the folder with your ride in (activities?) Then select and download. Multiple rides can be done together if like me you cannot be bothered to download after every ride.

    I do this and it has never failed me, no messing with the very flaky garmin express or other tiresome garmin programs.
  • mlgtmlgt Posts: 366
    I have had the same problem. I can see my rides in my activities, but when I try to upload it wont happen. Should I delete some old data to clear? It has over a years worth of rides.
    N2 - SW1

    Canyon Endurace 9.0
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