If you want to record a Tour without prior planning, select Record () from the menu. While recording a Tour komoot displays your position on the map and you will find Tour data on top of the screen. A red line is drawn along the route you’ve taken.

Note: If you want to record in a remote area without an internet connection or do not want to use up mobile data, you need to unlock the relevant region(s) in your account and download it for offline use.


  1. Click on Record () in the menu bar
  2. Start the recording by clicking Record a Tour

You see your position along with a red line drawn for the route you’ve taken. In the upper screen section you will see your current speed, the average speed, the time in motion and the traveled distance.

Recording features


Change orientation

By clicking on the map orientation icon () you can align the map according to your line of sight or compass direction to determine your position. Read more about this here.

Take pictures

Pictures taken with the in-app camera () will be chronologically displayed in your completed Tour profile. In case you want to add a comment to the picture, you can do so by clicking on "Tell us about your photo!" before saving it.

Plan New Tour

Feels like you got lost? No worries, we got your back. Select Controls > Plan New Tour. Learn how to plan Tours here. After your Tour you will find the recording of the complete Tour in your Profile () > Completed Tours.

Replan to Start

You don't find where you started the Tour? Select Controls > Replan to Start and komoot will plan the route back to your start point according to the fastest connection for your selected sport.

Report a routing issue

Tapping the thumbs down icon will give you the option to report a routing issue

Pause: Through the GPS signal, komoot knows when you take a break. If you stop for a few seconds, the recording will be paused automatically. It will continue when komoot recognize that you are moving again. You can also pause the Tour manually by clicking on Controls > Pause Tracking.

Finish Navigation: After you are done with your Tour, ensure to save it. Controls > Finish Tour.

For Premium users

Komoot Premium Sport specific maps: Use the layer icon () to switch between different sport specific maps such as the Hiking map, Cycling map or Mountain biking map.

Live Tracking: Activate Live Tracking () to allow others to follow your location as you record your Tour. Read more about it here.

You get the option to change the sports type, tag friends you experienced the Tour with, add photos, recommend or create highlights. Once you've saved your Tour, you will also see an overview of your Tour profile. You can always access and edit it later again via your Profile () > Completed Tours as well as from the website by clicking on your username > Completed Tours. 

Tip: You want to record a Tour by using an external device? Check out our resources about Devices & Integrations.

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