everything you need to know about the freestyle librelink app

Glucose monitoring on your phone without fingerpricks - now with optional alarms

Convenience and alarms
One app that allows you to check your glucose with a scan and set-up optional real-time alarms. Automatically receive an alarm¥ when your glucose is too low or too high

Connected Care
Easy to share your glucose data with your loved ones and your healthcare professional with LibreLinkUpΨ and LibreView

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Easy to see glucose reports and trends to help you make insulin dosing decisions. See how medication, food, and activity impact your glucose levels. Get an estimated A1c with only 5 days of sensor data

3 easy steps to start scanning your sensor using your phone

1 download FreeStyle LibreLink from the app store or google play
When you open the app, you will be guided through the setup process

2 start a new freestyle libre 2 sensor
The FreeStyle LibreLink app will notify you when the sensor is ready for use, wait 60 minutes while the sensor warms up

3 scan the sensor with your phone
Scan the sensor with your phone every 8 hours to avoid gaps in data

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Easily and securely share your glucose readings and alarms wih your caregivers and healthcare professionals

FULLY CUSTOMISABLE ALARMS

Want to set up optional alarms? See below:

  1. Click on the menu and select alarms
  2. On the following page, click Low Glucose Alarm
  3. Switch on the option to the left to activate alarms
  4. Alarms are now switched on

Signal loss alarm is automatically turned on when glucose alarm is turned ON; Signal Loss Alarm: Notifies you when your sensor has not communicated with the app for 20 minutes and you are not receiving Low or High Glucose Alarms.

To receive optional alarms on your phone, you must scan your FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor with your phone first, you cannot use your reader.


You choose which device you want to receive alarms: FreeStyle Libre 2 reader or FreeStyle LibreLink app. You must start your FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor with that selected device. Once you scan your FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor with that device, you can receive alarms only on that device.
*Optional alarms are only available when using FreeStyle Libre 2 sensors

  • Ensure that your smartphone is within 6 metres (20 ft) of you at all times.
  • The transmission range is 6 metres (20 ft) unobstructed. If you are out of range, you may not receive glucose alarms.
  • Bluetooth must be switched on when starting a FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor.
  • Bluetooth and notifications must be turned on to receive glucose alerts.

IMPORTANT

If your alarm is not available, this is indicated by a red exclamation mark on the menu and on the bell symbol.
Would you like to find out how to set the alarm limits ​​individually on your smartphone? Further information can be found here:

To receive optional alarms on your phone, you must scan your FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor with your phone first. You must choose which device you want to receive alarms on: FreeStyle LibreLink app or FreeStyle Libre 2 reader. You must start your FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor with the device you want to recieve the alarms on. Once you scan your FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor with the preferred device, you will receive alarms only on that device.
*FreeStyle Libre 2 sensors do NOT record the location and cannot send this information to the FreeStyle LibreLink app.

IOS

  1. In the settings of your smartphone, select the FreeStyle LibreLink app under Notifications.
  2. Activate Allow notifications.
  3. Activate ALL notification options (lock screen, messages, banners).

ANDROID

  1. In the settings of your smartphone under Apps, select the FreeStyle LibreLink app.
  2. Go to App Notifications.
  3. Activate ALL the notifications to not miss any alarms.

The app is designed to work with iPhones and Android phones that meet the following minimum requirements. You can also check the compatibility guide for additional information.

The FreeStyle Libre 2 system has 3 alarms:

  • Low Glucose Alarm - an alarm will notify you when your glucose falls below a level you set
  • High Glucose Alarm - an alarm will notify you when your glucose rises above a level you set
  • Signal Loss Alarm - an alarm will notify you when the glucose alarms you set are not available because your Sensor has lost communication with the Reader for 20 minutes.

The FreeStyle LibreLink app is intended to be used with only one sensor (and one person) at a time. Each app account is associated with one person. However, people who use the FreeStyle LibreLink app can connect with their caregivers if they are using a separate app called LibreLinkUp. LibreLinkUp allows caregivers to remotely monitor glucose readings performed by their loved ones.

† Finger pricks are required if your glucose readings and alarms do not match symptoms or expectations.

¥ The FreeStyle Libre 2 system has optional glucose alarms. Alarms need to be turned on in order to receive low and high glucose alarms.

€ In order to use FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor, you need to ensure you have a compatible smartphone and the latest FreeStyle LibreLink app downloaded. If you’re using the FreeStyle Libre sensor with the FreeStyle LibreLink app, you may go on to switch to the FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor, but if you’re using your FreeStyle Libre sensor with the FreeStyle Libre reader you will have to switch to the FreeStyle LibreLink app. The FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor will only work with the FreeStyle LibreLink app. You may continue to use the FreeStyle Libre sensor with the FreeStyle Libre reader if you do not have a compatible smartphone.

Ψ LibreLinkUp is a mobile application, developed and provided by Newyu. Use of LibreLinkUp requires registration with LibreView, a service provided by Abbott and Newyu, Inc. Data charges may apply when downloading the LibreLinkUp app. FreeStyle Libre readers and sensors are provided by Abbott.

♣ LibreView is developed and distributed by Newyu, Inc.

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