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Operating System and Phone Compatibility for the Guardian™ Connect App

To use the Guardian™ Connect Smart CGM system, you will need a compatible device and operating system (OS), as listed below. It is important to check this compatibility table before installing a new OS or attempting to download the app on a new phone.

When a new OS is released, it may take time to complete testing. We recommend that you check this table before updating your OS.

Care partner SMS alerts are not limited to the below compatibility. 

Guardian™ Connect CGM System


11.4, 11.4.1, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 12.4, 13.0, 13.1, 13.2, 13.3, 13.5.1, 13.6, 14, 14.2, 14.3, 14.4


5s, 6, 6+, 6S, 6s Plus, SE 1st Generation (2016), SE, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus, X, XS, XS Max, XR, 11, SE 2nd Generation (2020), 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max

iPod Touch

6th generation, 7th generation


5, 6, Air, Air 2, Mini 2, Mini 3, Mini 4, Pro (9.7"), Pro (10.5"), Pro (12.9"), Pro 2 (12.9")

Android 7

Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, S8, S8+, A5 (2016 & 2017), S9, S9+

Android 8

Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, S8, S8+, A5 (2017), S9, S9+

Android 9

Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, S9, S9+, S10, S10+, S10e, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S*, Sony Experia XZ2 Compact*,
LG G8*, Huawei P30*

Android 10

Samsung Galaxy S10, S10e, S10+, Note 10, S20, S20+, S20 Ultra 5G, Xiaomi Mi9, Sony Xperia 5, Huawei P30, LG G8 ThinQ

Android 11

Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 5G, S20+ 5G, S20 Ultra 5G

*While the Guardian™ Connect app is available for download on other models of Samsung, Xiaomi, Sony, LG and Huawei phones, it has not been fully tested and verified to be compatible.

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