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How to customize the list of sports that is displayed on my watch?



Is there a way to customize the list of sports to choose from when we start a new activity? When I want to select a sport on my watch, I see a whole bunch of sports I don't practice (for instance, skateboard or Alpin skiing). I would like to see only the ones I practice (4 or 5).




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Mt. Kenya

This is a must have. I do 3 sports cycling, table tennis and football. 

List never gets updated depending on most used activities. 

I have to scroll on my watch to find each activity.  

There should be a setting on my profile or you should be able to list these activities depending on frequency. 


I agree we need a way to manage this. The hierarchical list doesn't always put the most used sport at the top, and sporadically resets it after an OS update. A simple tool to reject the sports that we don't participate in would be exceptionally useful.

Mt. Kenya

I agree this would be very helpful. The list is supposed to update with list commonly selected sports listed first, but that hasn’t happened for me and I’d prefer to delete activities I’ll never use 

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Hi @Banosjo 

Thanks for getting back to us.  On the Apple Watch App, the activity list cannot be edited manually.  However as you record more activities, the Watch App will use your previously most selected/used sport types and list those first in the list of all available sport types.   I hope that's helpful.

Jane (she/her)
STRAVA | Community Hub Team

Firstly it doesn’t populate to the most used activity for top down on the list anymore after one of the updates.  Secondly it’s ridiculous that the user can’t toggle off activities.  Seems you can toggle everything else on or off in the app world except for strava 🙄

This issue is fixed for me as of Strava app version 355.0.5, FYI

My Outdoor Ride goes to the top, but it sure would be great to be able to edit the list for anything else one might want to do.

Just updated.  We’ll see what happens 

This is broke now, most recent/used activities are no longer at the top, way too many activities to choose from making it difficult to select the right one. Need the option to remove clutter activities that we never use.