You can seamlessly send a route to your navigation devices, such as bike computers and smartwatches by using the "Send to Device" button in the komoot app or via the browser version. Currently, this capability is limited to Garmin devices, as well as for sending Tours from the website directly to your smartphone.
With just a few clicks, you can conveniently send Tours directly from the Route Planner, planned and completed Tours, or even Smart Tours that you find in the Discover section. To learn how to send a Tour to a Garmin device, consult these instructions and/or refer to this article for guidance on sending a Tour to your smartphone.
How to connect my device?
Currently, this feature is only available for Garmin devices which are supported for the komoot app for Garmin. We are working hard to makes this feature available for other devices. This article shows all supported device partners and how the transfer of komoot Tours will work depending on the device.
Note: Provided that your device is capable of importing GPX files, there is also the possibility of a manual transfer, regardless of whether the device is supported or not. Find out how to do this here.
What are the requirements to send a Tour to Garmin?
This article explains all you need to know in order to send komoot Tours to Garmin and update them while navigating.
What's the advantage?
The "Send to Device" feature instantly sends a selected Tour to your connected device, downloads it and you are ready to go. With a Bluetooth- or profile connection Tours need to be saved to your profile and then synced with your device eg. via the partner app, so multiple steps are required to transfer your Tour.
|Bluetooth- or profile connection
|Send to Device
Transfer is available only from the detail page of a planned Tour.
Transfer is available directly from the Route planner, planned and completed Tours and Smart-Tours from discover.
|Transfers planned Tours saved in komoot.
Transfer a selected Tour.
The Tour has to be opened via the Tour list on the device and downloaded manually.
Open the new Tour through a pop-up on the device - accept and start it, the download is automatic.
|Update a running Tour: Stop your running navigation, edit the Tour in the komoot app on your phone, save a new version in your planned Tours. Wait for the transfer to the device, find the new Tour in the list, download it and start the updated Tour as a new Tour.
|Update a running Tour: Update your running navigation by editing the Tour in the komoot app on your phone and use “Send to Device” to sync the changes.
|Update a running Tour: You will have two recordings with this solution.
|Update a running Tour: You will have one single recording with this solution.
How do I transfer a Tour from the website to my smartphone?
To access your saved Tours on the komoot app (Profile () > Planned), simply log in with the same email address you used on the website. For detailed instructions refer to Sync content between devices. Additionally, you can find a comprehensive article on using the "Send to device" feature to send Tours to your phone here.
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