Omnipod® 5 Device Compatibility

Omnipod 5 App Compatible Smartphones

The Omnipod 5 Automated Insulin Delivery System consists of three parts: the Pod, the Omnipod 5 App and the Dexcom G6. When you get started on Omnipod 5, you can access the Omnipod 5 App using the separate wireless Controller included in your first prescription or connect via a compatible smartphone.

Android

Below is a list of smartphones that can use the Omnipod 5 App to control the system. If you don’t see your device listed below, check back soon, we’re working to get more devices added to the list. You can still control the Omnipod 5 System with the wireless Omnipod 5 Controller, provided at no cost to you with your first prescription.

Samsung

IMPORTANT NOTE: An update to the Omnipod® 5 App is now available in the Google Play Store. The new update addresses the communication issue between the Omnipod 5 App and Pod running on the Android 12 operating system. We recommend all phone control users update the Omnipod 5 App to the latest version [V1.0.92], regardless of whether you have experienced the issue.

To ensure the safety and effectiveness of our Omnipod 5 app, we will stop supporting phone models that no longer receive security patch updates. When a phone stops receiving security patch updates, it can open the user up to security vulnerabilities. Affected phone models will be removed from this list and users on the affected phone models will be notified.

How do I update if I am still using my compatible smartphone to control the Omnipod 5 App?

How do I update the Omnipod 5 App if I’m transitioning back to a compatible smartphone from the provided Controller?

I have been notified that the Omnipod 5 App update is available - why can't I see it in the Google Play Store?

Will I need to re-enter my settings after running the update?

What will happen with my Adaptivity?

I am using the included Omnipod 5 Controller. Does it also require the update?

Have an iPhone?

We’re currently working on iOS compatibility, and we’ll let you know as soon as the Omnipod 5 App is available for your iPhone. Until then, you can use the wireless Omnipod 5 Controller that comes with your first prescription.

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Phone Control FAQs

I’m having trouble connecting my Omnipod 5 Pod to the App on my phone. What should I do?

What happens in the event I lose or break my personal smartphone?

What if I need to upgrade or change my smartphone? Will my settings be saved in the Omnipod 5 App itself?

How do I determine if my phone is compatible with the Omnipod 5 System?

How often will Insulet update the mobile device compatibility guide?

Can I use the Dexcom G6 receiver instead of the mobile app as part of the Omnipod 5 System?

Is a separate prescription from my healthcare provider needed to use the Omnipod 5 App on my personal smartphone?

If I have a compatible smartphone, how do I start using my personal smartphone to control the Omnipod 5 System?

Will using the Omnipod 5 App have an impact on the battery life of my smartphone?

Can I use my phone normally while delivering insulin?

What are the recommended Android phone settings?

Will insulin delivery control work in Airplane mode?

Is the Omnipod 5 App secure?

What does it mean when a smartphone is compatible with Omnipod 5? Is it the operating system and the phone model?

Will cell phone signal or connectivity quality have an impact on insulin delivery functions?

Will the Omnipod 5 App still work on my phone if I download a new Operating System that becomes available?

Can I use the Dexcom G6 receiver instead of the mobile app as part of the Omnipod 5 System?

Why do I have to use the Dexcom Mobile App instead of the receiver?

What if I don’t have a compatible phone for Dexcom?

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