I've been using Health Sync for a few days to sync activity captured with my 735XT through Garmin Connect to Google Fit. Seems to work pretty good, but would be better if Garmin would make their app…
I would like connect to connect with Google fit app
If you want to be able to sync Garmin Connect info (steps, activities, weight, sleep and heart rate) then use Health Sync (available in Google Play Store for Android users). I've been communicating closely with the developer and I can confidently say absolutely fantastic app! I've tried a few others to sync my Garmin data to Samsung Health and Google Fit (SyncMyTracks, FitnessSyncer). None work as good as this. Whilst historical data from Garmin isn't currently available (yet - the developer says he is working on this), all required data syncs seamlessly from Garmin to Samsung Health and Google Fit, in real time (e.g. when you sync steps with GC, it updates SH and GF straight away). It's also now possible to sync GC to SH AND GF simultaneously. Support is fantastic, if ever required. Best sync app for GC to SH and GF hands down!
I used Heath Sync to allow Google fit receive data from my Garmin connect. It seems to work but I noticed that steps reported by Google fit, after having synchronised, are systematically higher than what reported on Connect. As an example, now Connect says almost 9.000 steps (7.1 km), while Google fit reports almost 13.660 (9.6 km). I do not know how the sync combines steps coming from Connect with steps coming directly from Google fit (via phone detection). Even if I always wear my Garmin watch, I do not always have the phone in my pocket, so Google fit should count less steps than Connect, but it anyway counts its own amount of steps. I understand that when sync happen, Google fit should do its math to avoid double account of steps. So I should not find differences between Google fit and Garmin connect. Someone have suggestions on what is happening?