Moving to the new FreeStyle Libre 2 system

It's easy to upgrade from the FreeStyle Libre system to the FreeStyle Libre 2 system. This information will get you ready to scan your new FreeStyle Libre 2 sensors as soon as you receive them.

For tips and tricks and more information about the FreeStyle Libre 2 system visit 'Discover the FreeStyle Libre 2 system'

Moving to the FreeStyle Libre 2 system is easy.

FreeStyle Libre 2 sensors can only be used with the FreeStyle LibreLink app on a compatible smartphone and/or the Freestyle Libre 2 reader.


To ensure you have a compatible phone, check our compatibility guide.

Note: FreeStyle Libre 2 sensors cannot be used with the FreeStyle Libre reader.

Select your current FreeStyle Libre sensor purchase or access point:

Get the most out of the Freestyle Libre 2 system with the Freestyle LibreLink App

  • Get glucose readings and alarms on your phone
  • Easy to read glucose reports and insights
  • Share your your glucose data with your healthcare team
  • Connect to caregivers and loved ones

Smartphone Compatibility Guide

€ 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.

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