Strava Run GPS Running Tracker is a free Android app that allows you record tracks using the GPS on your Android device. It monitors important data like distance, time, pace etc. for outdoor activities like running, cycling, jogging, and trekking.
This GPS tracker app has a very unique feature to explore new tracks near your area. This feature allows you to find new routes and places where you can perform your activity. The app also guides you using a map. You can take up challenges to compete with other Strava users or with your Facebook friends.
Key Features of this Android GPS Tracker App:
- Attractive interface.
- Fun and easy to use app.
- You can track routes with this app.
- You can view the tracks using map inside the app itself.
- Lock feature to lock the device when the app is running.
- You can pause, resume, and add new laps.
- Requires GPS enabled Android device.
- Select from a list of activities.
- Can track running, walking, cycling, hiking, riding bike, etc..
- You can find and invite friends.
- Check friends records and compare with yours.
- Take up challenges and keep yourself inspired.
- Encourage yourself by earning achievements.
- You will also get badges for good performances.
- You can also share on Twitter or Facebook.
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How to Use Strava Run GPS Running Tracker:
Install this Android GPS tracker app by scanning the QR Code (given at the end of this review) with a Barcode scanner from your Android phone. Launch the app by tapping on the orange shoe icon on your phone.
On the main screen, you will find two tabs. First one shows feed from the people you are following. The ME tab shows a list of your previously recorded activities. If you are new to this app and have not yet recorded any activity, then tap on the Record A Run tab.
The app will request permission to use GPS of your Android device. Allow it and continue. Tap the round power button to start recording. This Android GPS tracker app can record running, cycling, trekking, driving, and riding. It also allows you to pause and resume an activity. The lock feature ensures that the app is not closed by mistake. You can unlock it simply by sliding the lock towards right.
You can see distance, time, pace, splits etc. for each run. The app also displays a map for the route you are on. You can also take up challenges and get badges for good performances. This will also be displayed on your Profile. You can access your profile page by tapping on Record tab on the top panel.
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Strava Run GPS Running Tracker has a very special feature that lets you explore tracks for running and cycling. You can set the activity type and difficulty level of the activity. Various track routes will be shown on the map. You can click on any of them, to get the details. It will tell you where you can run and also tells you the distance you will run if you choose that particular track.
You can keep yourself motivated by inviting your Facebook friends and asking them to come and compete with you. This Android GPS tracker App also lets you share your activity on Twitter and Facebook.
In my opinion, Strava Run GPS Running Tracker is a good app for people who like doing outdoor activity like running, trekking, or cycling, to remain fit and healthy. The Explore feature given in the app makes this free Android GPS tracker app unique in its own way. You can find new routes and ask your friends to join them there.
You can also scan the QR Code from your Android device.