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Garmin Connect Mobile app review: tracking your fitness activities just got better-2021



The Garmin Connect app is a companion garmin app of wearable Garmin fitness watches. It allows you to view the progress of your fitness workouts on your iOS device.

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This fitness connection app is your one-stop source for health and fitness data. You can create new workouts, build courses and even challenge your friends to compete, all within the Garmin app.

It supports Garmin’s Edge cycling computer, Forerunner running device, and the Vivofit and Vivosmart wellness bands. The Garmine iPhone app is also compatible iPad and iPod touch.

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Get Real Time Fitness Data with Garmin Connect Mobile

Garmin is a leading provider of wearable fitness devices. It is known for its stylish wrist watches that can capture motion data. Garmin’s devices can be used to track your steps, heart rate, calorie burn, and sleeping patterns.

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By introducing the Garmin Connect Mobile app, the company is making it more convenient for users to track the historical data of their physical activities. The app automatically downloads data from a connected Garmin device and converts them into visual charts and graphs.

The app is available as a free download on the App Store. It will require you to register your wearable device by logging-in with your Garmin account. After the log-in process, you can now setup a user profile by entering your height, weight, and other personal information.

To start the sync procedure, you need to press the solitary button on the Garmin device until the ‘Sync’ indicator pops up on the display screen. Just wait for a few seconds to allow the device to connect with the Garmin mobile app. Once the connection has been made, the app will automatically download the data.

Garmin Connect Mobile runs silently in the background. It supports Bluetooth connectivity and GPS. The app does not require further setup after you synchronized it with your Garmin device. 

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Best Features of Garmin Connect Mobile

Garmin Connect Mobile offers real time tracking of your physical activities. It is compatible with all Garmin wearable devices.  It automatically captures distance statistics, elevation, laps, steps, and the specific route you’ve taken.

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The app offers impressive visualization of data through colorful charts and graphs. It also supports real time map view where you can view your routes, directions, speed, and distance covered. You can mark waypoints on the map to track your progress.

Garmin Connect Mobile supports daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly statistics. The app saves all captured data in your iOS device and converts them into user-friendly charts. The historical trends show general averages including mileage, steps taken, calorie burn, and heart rate.

One of the best features of the app is the community leaderboard. The app offers a vibrant community of Garmin users. You can join the leaderboard in order to compare your stats with other users. If you’re connected with the Garmin community, you will be able share, comment, and like the activities of other users. 

In the Garmin iPhone app you can also sync with other apps like Apple Health, MyFitnessPal and Strava. Get support for Garmin devices and their features in this smooth fitness connection app.

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Pros and Cons


  • Offers a simple interface with good workflow
  • Offers visually pleasing charts, graphs, and other stats
  • Allows social sharing through the Garmin community, Facebook, and Twitter
  • With built-in maps
  • Offers historical data and trends


  • Use of GPS and Bluetooth quickly drains battery

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Final Thoughts

Garmin Connect Mobile is a companion application of Garmin wearable devices. This is a product-specific app so you can only use it if you own a Garmin product. 

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