Want to let your loved one know where you are when you go out for a solo activity? Exploring a new route and don’t want friends or family to worry? If so, check out Strava Beacon...our live location sharing feature available to everyone. Beacon was built to give athletes more control over their own safety, and to keep them connected to their community when they need it most.
You don't have a subscription? No worries, Beacon is available to all when you share using the Strava app on your phone.
You can select up to 3 contacts keep track of where you are, in real time. Your location should update about every 15 seconds, depending on cell service.
Your friend doesn't use Strava? Not a problem; the person following you does not have to have Strava on their phone to follow you. As long as the recipient of your text message has access to a web browser they will be able to see your activity.
Please note that Beacon sharing from connected devices including Apple Watch and Garmin are a part of our subscription due to the complexity of supporting such integrations.
Haven't tried Beacon yet? Give it a try and let us know how it goes.
Have you used Strava and have a story to share? You can share it here in the community hub. Thanks to 1Danimal for posting the first Beacon story - If you haven't seen it yet, it's a great read! Check it out here and give some kudos!
Questions? Want to read more about Beacon? Check out our Beacon help page to view common questions and how to set up Beacon on your mobile device.
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Cheers, Scout (she/her) STRAVA | Community Hub Team