My Tracks overview

Record your runs, bike rides, or any other activity and view your live data with My Tracks.
My Tracks lets you:

  • Record your path, speed, distance, and elevation.
  • View live data while you do an outdoor activity.
  • Annotate your path with text and photos while you record.
  • Hear voice announcements about your progress.
  • Share your tracks with friends and family through Google Drive.
  • Export your tracks to Google Drive, Google Maps, Google Fusion Tables, Google Spreadsheets, or external storage.
  • Connect third-party biometric sensors, like a heart rate monitor, to My Tracks for more data.

Download My Tracks

My Tracks is available on Android mobile phones with GPS capabilities, and Google Play services. To install My Tracks:

  1. Download My Tracks for Android from Google Play.
    • On your computer:
      • Click Install.
      • Choose the device where you want to install the app.
      • Click Install to finish.
    • On your mobile device:
      • Touch Install.
      • Touch Accept & download.
  2. When the installation is complete, you will find the "My Tracks" icon on the Home or All Apps screen. Touch the icon to open the app.

Add My Tracks to your home screen

To get to My Tracks faster, add a widget to your home screen.

  1. Touch the All Apps icon at the bottom of your screen.
  2. Touch Widgets.
  3. Touch and hold the My Tracks widget.
  4. Drag the widget to an available spot and release.

Use My Tracks without a signal or data connection

If you don't have a cell signal or data connection, you can still record a track. But you won't see a full map. Instead, you'll see simple lines on a gray screen or partial map.

Supported sensors

My Tracks can track how your heart rate changes as you progress on your track. The following sensors are supported:

  • Zephyr HxM Bluetooth heart rate monitor
  • Polar WearLink Bluetooth heart rate monitor
  • ANT+ heart rate and speed distance monitors (when used with an ANT+ compatible phone)