xDrip with G5 Support

21 Sep

Android Support for G5

Support for Dexcom G5 was officially merged to xDrip with xDrip Beta 6. G5 support has also been integrated in xDrip+.

Installing xDrip for use with Dexcom G5

To get started, read the following thoroughly before attempting to run or use the applicationxDripG5-Getting_Started

Device Support

During the beta, not all Android devices worked reliably (or at all) with xDrip and G5. The following devices were successfully used (for at least some users):

  • Galaxy S4 (variable success)
  • Galaxy S7
  • HTC M10
  • Nexus 5 (worked for some, but not for others)
  • Nexus 5x
  • Nexus 6p
  • Note 7
  • Samsung S7

It is important to note that successful pairing and connection was inconsistent during the beta. Using one of the phones above does not guarantee success.

The following Android devices were reported to not work for beta testers:

  • LG g4
  • Nexus 6


It is suggested that those using xDrip with G5 request to join the xDrip G5 Facebook group: