Glimp S

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About this app

This app initializes Abbott Freestyle Libre new sensors without the need of Abbott reader.
App works on Android, Android Wear and Wear OS devices with NFC support.

Move back of your device near the new sensor and wait until you feel two short vibrations.

Please be careful:
-To access sensor, NFC must be enabled on Android device
-If you initialize a sensor with Glimp S you will be unable to read it with Abbott Freestyle reader
-For reading sensors initialized by Glimp S you need to use Glimp app
-Glimp app can read sensors initialized by Glimp S and by Abbott Freestyle reader
-This app is not an official Abbott app and it will access sensor memory writing data, so you use it at your own risk.
Updated on
17 Nov 2021

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177 reviews
meera ali
24 January 2022
Many of my used Libre link 1 sensors work for a few days then break (as in stop functioning) before reaching the end of their advertised life. Today I wore a new sensor but the Libre app showed the dysfunction an hour only after having it on. I downloaded this app because it mentioned the repair functionality in the updates however, I cannot navigate to that page on the interface because there is only scan. When I scan the sensor with Glimp S, the app says libre sensor of unrecognizable type.
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Spike Robinson
14 May 2020
Excellent tool. Obviously people should be aware that if you start the sensor with this app, you will have to read that sensor with Glimp, you won't be able to use the Abbot hardware scanner. That's just how Abbot designed the Libre. Still this app is useful if you are caught without the hardware scanner and can't / don't want to use the Abbott LibreLink app to initialise the sensor.
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A Google user
11 September 2019
Just used the app to start my first sensor. Success out activated it. Works now with Glimp and Liapp on my Android phone. BUT IT CANNOT BE READ BY MY FREESTYLE LOUNGE READER!!! Message reads "SENSOR ALREADY IN USE The sensor you just scanned was started by another Reader and cannot be used with this one." I liked the concept of this app but it entirely failed my expectations.
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CTAPP Software
16 September 2019
Dear Jeffrey, this is an intentional limitation made by Abbott. Not clear why they put this limitation, but you just have to claim Abbott for this :-(

What's new

Added function to restore Libre 1 broken sensors. If your sensor do not work anymore, Glimp S will try to repair it