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

Reports and estimated A1c
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

Explore graphs that reveal trends and patterns that enables you and your healthcare professional to make informed treatment decisions

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

Which devices work with the FreeStyle LibreLink app?

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.


  • iPhone models: iPhone 7 or higher
  • Operating system: iOS 11 or higher


  • Operating system: Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or higher
  • Near-Field Communication (NFC): Your phone must have NFC capabilities and NFC must be enabled

Can the FreeStyle LibreLink app be used to make treatment decisions?

Yes. People with diabetes can use FreeStyle Libre sensors with the app to better understand the impact of actions like eating, exercise, and taking insulin based on their glucose levels. They can also make day-to-day therapy decisions when using the app with a FreeStyle Libre sensor, including insulin dosing decisions, based on guidance from their healthcare professional.

What happens when I travel to different time zones, or when my phone changes time?

The app will display a clock icon on the glucose graph to indicate when there has been a time change. It is necessary to use the correct time for accurate reports. If your phone’s time is not set to update automatically, you will need to update your phone’s time settings in order to continue using the app.