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What is the LibreLinkUp app?

LibreLinkUp is a free mobile app that allows parents and other caregivers to receive glucose data from Connections who use the FreeStyle LibreLink app to scan their FreeStyle Libre sensor.

Once you have installed the LibreLinkUp app and accepted an invitation from a FreeStyle LibreLink user to connect, you will receive their glucose data on your smartphone each time they scan their FreeStyle Libre sensor.

Caregivers who are following Connections that are using FreeStyle Libre 2 Sensors and the FreeStyle LibreLink app can also receive glucose alarm data and notifications whenever their Connections receive a glucose alarm. Caregivers who are following connections that are not using FreeStyle Libre 2 Sensors will not receive glucose alarm data and notifications.

What’s the difference between the FreeStyle LibreLink app and the LibreLinkUp app?

The FreeStyle LibreLink app is designed to be used by people with diabetes to carry out routine glucose monitoring using a smartphone and a FreeStyle Libre sensor.

The LibreLinkUp app is designed to be used by parents and other caregivers. The app enables these caregivers to receive glucose data or glucose alarm on their smartphone whenever a Connection scans a FreeStyle Libre sensor using the FreeStyle LibreLink app or whenever they receive a glucose alarm. The LibreLinkUp app cannot be used to scan FreeStyle Libre sensors.

What smartphones are compatible with the LibreLinkUp app?

The LibreLinkUp app is compatible with many popular Android and iOS smartphones. The phone must meet the following requirements:

For LibreLinkUp app versions 3.0 or later:

  • Android OS 6.0 or higher
  • iOS 11 or higher
  • Wi-Fi or a cellular data plan

For LibreLinkUp app versions 2.6 or earlier:

  • Android OS 4.4 or higher
  • iOS 10 or higher
  • Wi-Fi or a cellular data plan
How do I get the LibreLinkUp app?

If you have an Android smartphone, you can download the app from the Google Play store.

If you have an iPhone, you can download the app from the App Store.

LibreLinkUp shows data from FreeStyle LibreLink

LibreLinkUp allows you to see glucose data shared by people who use the FreeStyle LibreLink app and FreeStyle Libre sensors.

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