I’m debating whether to upgrade to G6 from G5. Does anyone know whether there is a bootleg app to use G6 with non-approved Android phones? I’ve been successfully using the G5 with a Motorola G5+ (though the app is not available from Dexcom for this phone - was made available by a hacker), but I want to be certain that I can keep my phone before upgrading to G6. I use MDI to control my disease, so have no other compatibility issues.
@bob.carlson, there is a bootleg app for the G6:
@KOLDY (Brian), I still use the G5 with an unsupported phone and have had zero issues with the app mentioned above. My spouse has a Pixel 3 and the app works flawlessly.
The same group that did the G5 app that I am using has a G6 version. Basically it’s the official G6 app with the Google Play store restrictions and Dexcom server device compatibility verification checks removed (bypassed). If I were in your situation and wanted the official app (at least until Dexcom certifies the curre…
Here is another discussion thread of the G5 all-phone app:
For anyone wanting to run the official Dexcom App on your Android phone, but don’t have one of the phones that Dexcom supports, a group recompiled the official Dexcom app and tweaked it so it will run on virtually any Android device.
Due to the variability in Bluetooth implementations on Android devices there may be some that this won’t work on. I tried it on my Galaxy Tab S and it worked just fine. But looking at the paucity of the Dexcom App there is no way that I would go back to it and sto…
I understand your hesitation about upgrading. I have the same concern.
@bob.carlson. Worst case, if you are a Costco member, you can purchase a G6 Receiver for <$50 cash price/no insurance using Costco free prescription plan.