Garmin 530 problems with MTB navigation

i have a relatively new 530, the navigation works fine on the road, but despite the fact that I have trailforks and strava connected, it never seems to navigate properly on trails. I can load a ride from Strava and it just doesnt really work. I can pull up the same ride on my phone through strava and it works fine.
anyone have similar problems? suggestions?

Someone had this problem with the Wahoo. You can change the GPS setting on a Garmin, try to change the GPS satellite feed to GPS - GLONASS or whatever it is at to the other one for better accuracy.

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Strange if that’s the problem with the wahoo because they seem to cover all the bases:
Supported Satellites: GPS, GLONASS, BEIDOU Galileo, and QZSS

I’ve only had a few issues with navigation on the 530 and it usually falls into 1 of 2 camps.

  1. Ride start was never recognized, this will show “Navigate to start” and is pretty easy to notice and fix.
  2. Poor GPS file. If I loaded a file through strava or ridewgps that was out of calibration so it will constantly be reading that I’m off track by a certain margin.

Road routes and Trail routes should load the exact same on the 530. What are you seeing when it “doesn’t work”?