How do I manually upload data from USB devices to Garmin Connect?

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06/23/2014

Both PC and Mac users have the ability to manually upload activity data to Garmin Connect.

To manually upload using classic Connect:

  1. Connect device to computer via USB cable
  2. Sign into Garmin Connect account
  3. Click Upload
  4. Select Manual Upload
  5. Click Choose File
  6. Browse to device connected as a mass storage drive
  7. Select Garmin folder
  8. Select Activities or History folder
  9. Select activity to be uploaded
  10. Click Open
  11. Click on Upload activities from file

To manually upload using modern Connect:

  1. Connect device to computer via USB cable
  2. Sign into Garmin Connect account
  3. Click the sidebar menu(3 lines) near the top left
  4. Click Activities
  5. Click Import
  6. Click Choose file
  7. Brows to device connected as a mass storage device
  8. Select Garmin folder
  9. Select Activities or History folder
  10. Select activity to be uploaded
  11. Click Open
  12. Click Upload activities from file

The details of the activities can then be viewed in Garmin Connect.

NOTE:  Some devices do not support manual uploads, including the following:

  • Forerunner 305, 205, 301 and 201
  • Edge 305 and 205
  • Fitness devices that transfer activities through the ANT Agent can upload data manually, but utilize a different process and may be subject to additional limitations. For more information on manually uploading data from wireless fitness devices, see the FAQ "How do I manually upload data from wireless devices to Garmin Connect?"

Referenced Link(s)

Garmin Connect Sign In: https://connect.garmin.com/signin

Wireless device manual upload FAQ: https://support.garmin.com/support/searchSupport/case.faces?caseId={6fb0df30-02a7-11de-515b-000000000000}

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