There seems to be an issue at the Garmin servers that is affecting the IQ Data and Graphs from showing in Connect App and Connect Web. I informed Garmin and posted in the forums of the issue.
Thanks to Ulrik the Android Connect missing setting menu has a workaround.
I’ve encountered the “Settings Menu is missing in Connect” bug multiple times. It seems to be related to having favorited your apps. All the apps that’s listed under favorites is missing this settings menu.
Having discovered this I’ve also found a better workaround than uninstalling the app (and thus losing all the settings), only tested on phone:
* Unfavorite the app
* Kill the Garmin Connect app on the phone
* Start the Garmin Connect app again and the settings menu should be present
* The app can the be configured once again. After configuration the app can be favorited again, but this will most likely cause the settings menu to disappear upon app (Garmin Connect) restart, which will the require using the workaround again.
Bug Posted in Garmin Forums
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Android Connect Users: After saving an IQ application, the setting button disappears! This is a new bug with the Android Connect App. I suggest to leaving a post so this gets addressed quickly. The Connect developers are usually quite responsive.
Here is the forum post listing this new bug.
At the moment the workaround is to use Garmin Express, Express is my go to utility that never has problems.
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Typically my apps are bug free and normally the issue is a Connect App install issue.
What is causing the error there is a corrupt settings file causing the Crash.
Another thing I have encountered, if you remove your watch from a PC without ejecting or unmounting the USB device (watch) first can cause this error.
First, uninstall the app is crashing, restart the watch and reinstall the app.This typically corrects the incomplete installation error.
If you have tried my first option, try the second and third.
Second, Try the first step using Garmin Express for installing apps, this is the most reliable installation method. Usually Garmin Express successfully overwrites the settings file.
Third, Connect watch to the pc. Navigate to the x:/garmin/apps. Note: the file name of the most recent dated xxxx.PRN file. Writedown the name and then delete the file. This will be the crashing app since it was just installed in the previous step.
Then goto the ‘x:/garmin/apps/setting/data’ and ‘x:/garmin/apps/setting’ and delete and files that has the same name. The xxxx.SET file is the file causing the error.
Finally, if the error stills occurs there could be a bug and I may ask for a log file and to run special debug code to help find the hidden bug.
The log file can found at x:\garmin\apps\log. “x” will be the assigned Microsoft Windows drive letter.
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