Update your app before you start your next sensor to receive real-time glucose readings right on your smartphone.
Always know your glucose levels with a quick glance at your smartphone◊
Easy to use.1 Painless to apply.2 Comfortable to wear2 for up to 14 days.
Significantly lower your HbA1c without finger pricks3,†
If you use the FreeStyle Libre 2 Reader with your FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor, you will not receive real-time glucose readings even if you use the updated FreeStyle LibreLink app as your second device. Find out more about what the update means for you below.
You must start your sensor with your updated FreeStyle LibreLink app to benefit from real-time glucose readings sent straight to your phone, every minute.
If you choose to use a Reader to scan your sensor, you will continue to benefit from all features of FreeStyle Libre 2 but will not receive real-time readings
|Scan for glucose readings|
|Use a second device|
Reader as a second device
Reader cannot be used as a second device
App as a second device
If you discover a gap in your glucose data on the graph, you can scan your FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor with the FreeStyle LibreLink app to recover and fill in data from the last 8 hours.
No, there is no change to the FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor; you just need to update your app. Version 2.10 of the FreeStyle LibreLink app introduces automatic real-time glucose readings if you're using a FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor. You will need to start a new sensor after updating the app to begin receiving real-time glucose readings.
Yes, it is possible to use both your FreeStyle Libre 2 reader and the FreeStyle LibreLink app with your FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor. If using both devices with the sensor, the FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor will not automatically send real-time glucose readings to the app. You will need to scan your sensor with the reader or FreeStyle LibreLink app to receive a glucose reading.
Yes, it is still required to scan your sensor when starting a new FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor with the FreeStyle LibreLink app.
Yes, if you are connected to your healthcare professional’s LibreView practice under their Connected Apps section, your glucose readings will be shared with your healthcare team.
Yes. LibreLinkUp users will receive a push notification informing them that their connection has started a new sensor and their connection’s glucose reading will automatically update every minute.
Additionally, when the LibreLinkUp users open their app, a pop-up will appear at the bottom of the screen informing them that their Connection now has automatic glucose readings. LibreLinkUp users who wish to receive real-time glucose readings from their connections who are using FreeStyle Libre 2 sensors must update their LibreLinkUp app to version 4.7.
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