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Weight sync with Garmin only works one way, from MFP to Garmin slipperychimp — Oct 27, 2015 09:22PM PDT

Hello everyone,

I am using Garmin to log my runs etc which MFP syncs with no problem. The issue I am having is that MFP doesn't import weight logged with Garmin, like it used to.

This is an issue because I use the Tanita scales that don't have a display, they upload the data to my garmin device, which is then synchronised across the board with Garmin app / website etc. If I enter a weight within the MFP app it will sync to Garmin which messes up the data garmin holds. I am running iOS9 so have gone in to the settings for the Health app, Garmin, MFP etc and everything looks like it should be working, and indeed it is for the most part, it is just the weight data.

Any ideas?!

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Logan MyFitnessPal Agent Oct 28, 2015 01:32PM PDT

Hi Steven, Sorry for the issue with your weight entries. You mentioned that The weight entries used to come over to MyFitnessPal (MFP). Just to confirm, were you using the Tanita scale at that time? I am wondering if Garmin is set up top pass on an entry from a 3rd party device. We are not seeing anything on our end that would prevent a weight entry sent by Garmin to be displayed on our end. You may want to check in with the team at Garmin Connect Support to see if they can offer any additional insight. They can be reached at:

MyFitnessPal Staff

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Lalex01 Jan 20, 2016 04:59AM PST

Hi Logan, in my case, weight data coming from tanita is acquired via Edge 1000, not directly. And i have the same issue.

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Logan MyFitnessPal Agent Jan 20, 2016 12:42PM PST


Thanks for following up with us. Generally if the entry is showing in your Garmin Connect dashboard we would expect to see it sent over, however, you may want to confirm with their team that it entries acquired via your Edge are passed on to MyFitnessPal. They can be reached at We have also had reports of some users not seeing their weight entries from the index scale making it over. I checked in with our integrations team again and we are still not seeing any issues that should prevent us from receiving the weight entries sent from the Garmin Connect integration.

Warm Regards,
MyFitnessPal Staff

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