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Default Activity When I Go To Record

Mt. Kenya

Greetings! It is not easy to find where to post or where to get help. Hopefully someone has some guidance. I use Strava for cycling probably 95% of the time but one time I went hiking about 3 months ago and decided to record it. 

Now whenever I open the app to record it starts with hiking and no matter how many times I switch it to biking it never stays there on subsequent rides. Any ideas? Fixes? 

Thanks! Also a direct contact to Strava would be nice too. 


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Hey @iiszach,
Sorry that you're having trouble with your Default Activities.
Have you tried adjusting the setting within your Profile Settings?
If not, head to your Profile Settings and select Display Preferences. Once there you will see the option Default Sport.
From Default Sport you will be able to select Cycling or Running.

I hope this helps!

STRAVA | Community Hub Team

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The only thing that worked for me was deleting the app and reinstalling it. Immediately, it defaulted to Run, as I had set it to. Worked a treat.

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This does not help. It makes no difference. Whenever I start to record an activity, it always defaults to Walk, but I've only done Run or Trail Run for ages! This is a software fault that needs to be rectified.

It doesn't help - mine is stuck on Canoe for a year.