How to Sync Your Apple Watch to Garmin Connect

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Are you looking to sync your Apple Watch with Garmin Connect? You’re in luck! With the right tools, it’s easy to transfer data from your Apple Watch to Garmin Connect. In this blog post, we’ll show you how to make the connection and keep your fitness data organized in one place.

The first step is to download and install the HealthFit app on your iPhone. HealthFit will allow you to sync data from your Apple Watch to Garmin Connect. Once the app is installed, open it up and connect your Apple Watch. You can do this by going into the settings of the app, selecting “Apple Health” and then tapping “Connect”.

Once connected, you can start transferring data from the Apple Watch to HealthFit. To do this, open up HealthFit and select “Export” from the menu at the bottom of the screen. You can export all of your Apple Watch data or just select activities such as walking or running. Once exported, go into iCloud Drive at and select the HealthFit folder that contains all of your fit files and CSV data files.

Next, open up Garmin Connect and log in with your credentials. Once logged in, go into “History” at the top of the page and select “Import Data” from the drop-down menu. On this page, you can choose to upload a file from iCloud Drive or manually enter activity details such as distance, time spent exercising, and calories burned. After uploading a file from iCloud Drive or manually entering activity details, click “Save” at the bottom of the page to finish importing data into Garmin Connect.

And that’s it! By using HealthFit and Garmin Connect together, it’s easy for you to track all of your fitness activities in one place without having to manually enter them multiple times for dfferent services or apps!

Connecting Apple Watch to Garmin Connect

No, unfortunately you cnnot connect an Apple Watch to Garmin Connect. Garmin Connect is designed to communicate with Garmin devices, such as a fitness tracker or running watch, and does not have the ability to interact with Apple Health or an Apple Watch. Any data sent from a Garmin device to Apple Health also depends on what options are enabled in Health and what types of data are supported by the connected Garmin device.

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Transferring Data from Apple Watch to Garmin Connect

Transferring data from an Apple Watch to Garmin Connect is a simple process. First, you will need to download the HealthFit app from the App Store and install it on your iPhone. Once installed, you will then be able to access the HealthFit folder in your iCloud drive at https://www.iclouddrive/ and select the HealthFit folder. In this folder, you will find a list of files with FIT files and CSV data files whch can be used for transferring data from Apple Watch to Garmin Connect.

Next, open the Garmin Connect app on your phone or computer, create an account if necessary, and log in. Once logged in, navigate to the ‘Settings’ section and select ‘Import Data’. You will then be prompted with options for importing data from Apple Health or other services such as Fitbit or Strava. Select ‘Apple Health’ and follow the instructions given on-screen to alow permissions to access your Apple Watch data. The last step is to select the files you wish to transfer; these will be either FIT files or CSV data files depending on what type of data you are trying to transfer over (steps, heart rate etc.). Once selected, your data should begin transferring over automatically and you should now be able to view it within Garmin Connect!

Can Garmin Access Heart Rate Data From Apple Watch?

Yes, Garmin can get heart rate from Apple Watch with the WATCH LINK™ pod. The WATCH LINK™ pod is a Bluetooth and ANT+ compatible device that connects to your Apple Watch and streams your heart rate data directly to any ANT+ compatible equipment like Peloton®, Woodway®, Wahoo®, Hydrow®, or Concept2®. It’s a simple process to set up and you’ll be able to view your heart rate data on the consoles of thse smart equipment devices in real-time.

Exporting Data from an Apple Watch

To export your Apple Watch data, you’ll need to first open the Health app on your iPhone. Once the app is open, tap your picture or initials at the top right of the screen. If you don’t see a picture or initials, tap Summary or Browse at the bottom of your screen, then scroll to the top of the screen. Then, tap Export All Health Data and choose a method for sharing your data. This will allow you to export your health and fitness data in either XML or PDF format for easy viewing and analysis.

Transferring Data to a Garmin Device

To transfer data to your Garmin, you need to first connect the device to your computer using the provided USB cable. Once connected, power on the device if necessary. Then open BaseCamp and wait for the device to be listed on the left side of the window. Right-click on the Internal Storage folder belw the device, then select Send To… and OK (for Windows) or Receive (for Mac). This will initiate the data transfer from your computer to your Garmin.

Transferring Data From Apple Watch

Yes, you can transfer data from your Apple Watch. When you back up your iPhone to iCloud or your computer, the backup includes your Apple Watch data. This means that when you set up a new iPhone and restore it from backup, your latest Apple Watch data is also restored. If you don’t have an iPhone backup available, you can also transfer data directly from your Apple Watch by usig the Apple Watch app on your iPhone. To do this, open the app and select “General” then “Transfer Data” and follow the prompts to transfer all of the data stored on your Apple Watch.


In conclusion, the Apple Watch is a powerful and versatile device that can be used to monitor your health and fitness, provide notifications, and much more. It is an ideal choice for those lookig for a smartwatch with great features, like a heart rate monitor, activity tracking, and more. The watch can also be synced with your iPhone to access apps and data from Apple Health. With the Apple Watch you can stay connected and keep track of your health and fitness goals.

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James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.