How to Import TCX Files from Fitbit to Garmin Connect

Anyone who has tried to export a tcx file from Fitbit and subsequently import into Garmin Connect has probably experienced the "An error occurred with your upload. Please try again." error.
For example: https://forums.garmin.com/showthread.php?369561-Error-uploading-TCX-from-Fitbit

I've found that you can get it to import successfully if you make the following changes to the .tcx file (which can be opened in a text editor)...

1. The first line will look something like this...
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
Remove the standalone="yes" part so it looks like this...
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

2. The end of the file will look something like this...
</Trackpoint>
</Track>
</Lap>
<Creator xsi:type="Device_t" xmlns:xsi="www.w3.org/.../XMLSchema-instance">
<Name>Fitbit Charge 2</Name>
<UnitId>0</UnitId>
<ProductID>0</ProductID>
</Creator>

</Activity>
</Activities>
</TrainingCenterDatabase>

Remove the following section of the above block...
<Creator xsi:type="Device_t" xmlns:xsi="www.w3.org/.../XMLSchema-instance">
<Name>Fitbit Charge 2</Name>
<UnitId>0</UnitId>
<ProductID>0</ProductID>
</Creator>

It should now look like this...
</Trackpoint>
</Track>
</Lap>
</Activity>
</Activities>
</TrainingCenterDatabase>


If you make these two simple changes, the file should import just fine.

Unfortunately, the total calories burned value gets lost in the import... so you'll have to add that manually. I couldn't figure out how to fix that.
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