I have recently purchased a Galaxy watch with the idea it would be easier to record my rides on Strava but since having it I have yet to successully record a ride.
It appears that the GPS will only work when it wants to and not when I want it to which is quite frustrating.
I have checked all location services are working and all permissions are allowed.
When I first downloaded the Strava app it worked fine and showed that it was connected to the GPS with the little icon at the top of the screen.
When I tried to go for a ride it wouldn't connect and would only record the time and heart rate.
I get home and sit down and tinker with it for a bit and miraculously get it to start working again by uninstalling it and reinstalling it but I still end up having the same problem as again it still won't connect to the GPS when I want it to.
The samsung health app also does the same thing so I don't believe it is the Strava App that is the problem.
The Altimeter stuggles to connect and so does the weather.
Could it have something to do with the fact that I am using it with a piece of junk Huawei P20 phone?
I have got a Samsung S20 on it's way so I'm hoping that might fix my problem.
Any help would be appreciated.
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Thanks for your reply.
Apparently Strava have an issue with the Galaxy watch app and are working to fix it but can't say when that will be last time I checked.
I wasn't aware that the Samsung Health was able to connect to Strava so that is helpful to know and I will have to try and set that up.
I ended up purchasing an App called Gear Tracker which has worked pretty well for me so far but is a bit of a pain to initiate before setting off on a ride. I expect the Samsung Health would be easier.
The Gear Tracker App might work better for open water swimming though if that is of interest to you. I can't say I have used it for that though.
Thanks again for your reply,