Auto-Rotate

Auto-rotate during recording or while navigating helps some people guard against confusing directions. Not everyone likes having the map as North Up as they navigate. To enable Auto-Rotate, tap the compass in the upper right of the map. iPhone: Android:

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Apple Watch

New for the Ride with GPS app on iPhone version 1.6.9. Updating to the latest version of the app or installing it for the first time from the iTunes app store will install the app on your Apple Watch or

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Android Wear

New for the Ride with GPS app on Android version 1.6.14 Updating to the latest version of the app or installing it for the first time on Google Play will install the app on your Android Wear device automatically. It

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Search Routes on Mobile

When you’re out and about, you can search for local routes using the mobile app for iPhone and Android. The search results will display all routes that are marked PUBLIC by other riders of Ride with GPS. If you want

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Interval Alerts

Get voice notifications from the mobile app every time you finish a mile, 5 miles, 5 minutes, 5km or customize it to play alert info relevant to your activity. The Interval Alert feature is available in the mobile app for

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Wheel Circumference Setting

Here’s a quick reference sheet of common wheel sizes to use in the mobile app when pairing a Bluetooth speed sensor. Size ISO Circumference (mm) 700×23 23-622 2097 700×25 25-622 2105 700×28 28-622 2136 700×32 32-622 2155 700×35 35-622 2168

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Offline Mode on Mobile

When you want to restrict the cellular data usage on your iPhone or Android, enable the Offline Mode. This will prevent the app from using cellular and wifi to do anything but still leave your phone free use data within

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Directional Arrows on Mobile

Zooming into a complex route, you might lose track of which way the route is headed. This option gives visual hints as to the directional flow of any route or completed ride. The directional arrows will show on all routes

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Deleting a Ride or Route

Here are the steps to delete a ride or route on the website and mobile app for iPhone and Android. USE WITH CARE: Rides and routes that are deleted can NOT be restored. Here are a few ways that rides

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Auto-Pause

When you want your recorded time to only reflect the time you have spent riding, turn on the Auto-pause feature. The reason you would want to turn on Auto-pause is to prevent a “spaghetti blob”. Whenever you stop riding, the

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Using the Wahoo RFLKT

The Wahoo RFLKT is an external display that works in conjunction with the mobile app for iPhone and Android. Once paired with the app, it displays the ride metrics and navigation cues like a bike computer but allows you to

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Pinning and Sharing on Mobile

Have you pinned a route on the site? Or you’re out and about and want to find a great route to ride later? Pinning a route is a great way to keep your most commonly used routes handy or to

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Manage Settings on Mobile

Below are all of the options available for both the iPhone and Android app. The interface of the two apps are slightly different, but the available options and functionality remain the same. Jump to a settings section: Account Settings Logging

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Taking and sharing photos on the mobile app

Riding through a spectacular mountain range? Rolling through picturesque farm roads? Using the Ride With GPS app, you can snap a photo, and it will be geotagged and automatically uploaded to the website along with your ride. This feature is

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Pairing Bluetooth and Changing Metrics

Do you have a Bluetooth device that you would like to pair to our app? Here’s how to pair a heart rate monitor and speed & cadence sensor in the mobile app. The iPhone version of the app was used

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Group Live Logging

Group Live Logging is an awesome feature for our mobile apps. Now, when you and your friends are Live Logging and have joined the same group on the website, you can view each others current location in real time on

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Offline Maps on Android

Plan on adventuring into an area with limited or no cell-phone network? You can still navigate your route with the OFFLINE MAPS feature where you pre-download the route and map tiles before heading out. Our Premium and Basic memberships unlock

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Offline Maps on iPhone

Plan on adventuring into an area with limited or no cell-phone network? Learn how to navigate your route with the OFFLINE MAPS feature where you can pre-download the route and map tiles before heading out. Our Premium and Basic memberships

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Ride with GPS and Windows Phones?

Ride with GPS does not have an app for Windows-based mobile devices such as the Lumia series. However, there has developed an app called Cycle Tracks GPS that allows Windows phones to connect to Ride with GPS and use your routes and

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Record your first ride with our mobile app

The Ride with GPS mobile app for iPhone and Android allows you to record your ride and upload to ridewithgps.com along with geotagged photos to share or keep for your personal use. Premium and Basic subscribers will unlock even more

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Live Logging

A great feature to help share your rides as they happen is called Live Logging. Our Premium and Basic members unlock this feature for our iPhone and Android mobile apps. You must have cellular network access for this function to

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Changing Metrics on the Mobile App

While recording a ride with our mobile app for iPhone or Android, you can easily change which metrics are shown. These real-time metrics can be changed at any time, before, during, or after a ride. Changing Metrics in the Mobile

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Improving GPS Accuracy on Android

If you think it is taking a long time to get a lock on your location when using our mobile application, it may be due to your device’s GPS settings. We recommend setting it to High Accuracy. Go to Settings

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Finding an Event Route on Mobile

If you are at an event that uses Ride with GPS to plan their routes, you can now find those event routes from your iPhone or Android device by following these steps. Starter accounts can read the route for free

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Create a Postcard

Did you record and upload a ride with 3 or more photos? Whether you uploaded from our app or through the site, learn how to create an awesome visual summary of your latest ride with our Postcard feature.   After

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Blackberry

GPSpeedOMeter* GPSpeedOMeter will connect directly to your Ride with GPS account for an automatic upload after you finish recording your ride. *This app is not made or supported by Ride with GPS.