A step-by-step guide to hiding start and end points on Strava – Research Snipers


Strava is one of the most robust social spaces. It is used to share routes, stats and workouts.

Data and information sharing varies from user to user. some prefer to share too much information on social spaces. While others prefer to have some privacy.

Did you know that you can hide the start and end location of your workout on Strava? Yes, you can do that for sure. If you don’t know how, don’t worry, you’ve landed on the right page. In this new story, we’ll cover the steps that will allow you to hide certain features from your Strava workout.

Steps to hide the start and end location of a Strava workout

If you prefer to start your workout from home and don’t want others to see your location, you can simply adjust your Strava workout privacy settings. Follow the given steps to hide the start or end point of any activity:

  • Select the activity you want to adjust. Click on the ellipses icon. The mobile version of the application will display the icon in the upper right corner. While the website will show it on the left side.
  • Tap on the option that says ‘Hide starting point’. After tapping on it, use the slider and mark the distance you want to hide.
  • Now tap on the option that says “Hide Endpoint”. Again, use the slider and select the distance you want to hide.

In addition to that, you can also select the toggle next to Hide all map. This will keep the whole workout private.

Steps to Change Privacy Settings on Strava

If you want to hide the start locations of all your Strava workouts, you can set the privacy controls. The app hides the first and last 200 meters of your activity maps by default. This is done as soon as you upload at least one activity to the Strava account, and keep your account for at least seven days.

Follow these steps to change privacy settings:

  • Open the Strava mobile app. Click the gear icon. The icon is present in the upper right corner of the Home tab.
  • Click Privacy Controls
  • Select map visibility
  • You will be offered three distinct options:
  • I. Hide the start and end points of activities by specifying a specific address: enter the address and select the distance via the slider you want to hide.
  • ii. Hide the start and end points of activities regardless of the address: use the slider to select the distance to hide from others.
  • iii. hide activity cards entirely: this will hide all locations

Brian is the news writer at Research Snipers which primarily covers tech news, Microsoft News, Google News, Facebook, Apple, Huawei, Xiaomi and other tech news.


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