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Looks like the Strava service is currently down as a lot of users are reporting about server sync issues. Specifically, users of the the Android app are getting ‘Data Sync Failed’ error.


Here are some reports:

When tried accessing the Strava website, and seems like even their site is down at the moment (Update: it’s back up now, but dashboard still isn’t accessible to many).

For it’s part, the team behind the “social network for athletes” hasn’t said anything, but we are looking for more info, and will update the story with relevant details soon.

Update 1

Official word: Strava has acknowledged the problem and is currently investigating.

Update 2

We were able to access the status page for Strava, where – in addition to confirming the problem and revealing investigations are ON – the company has also revealed it’s a major outage affecting their website, API, and uploads.


Update 3

The company has provided another update, but nothing new.

We are continuing to investigate this issue

Update 4

Another update. Strava now says the issue has been identified.

We have identified the issue and are working on a solution


Update 5

Meanwhile, Garmin connect may also be experiencing issues.

Update 6

Looks like Strava is coming back to life slowly.

Update 7

Garmin Connect current status shows limit connectivity with Strava.


Update 8

Oops. Latest Garmin Connect status shows everything is down.


The company says Garmin Connect is under maintenance currently.

Update 9

Meanwhile, Strava says a fix has been implemented, and the situation is being monitored.

A fix has been implemented and we are monitoring the results

Update 10

Another update from Strava:

We are continuing to monitor for any further issues

Garmin Connect is currently down. Strava systems are back to operational

Update 11

While servers are still down, outrage is growing over Garmin’s poor handling of this outage.

Update 12

Even Garmin Connect’s official website is down at the moment.


Update 13

Sorry for late update, but all Garmin Connect systems were back up a few hours later. Check out current status here. However, some users are reportedly still facing issues

(Also check out our comments section).

Update 14 (March 01)

The service is again down. More info here.


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