This article assumes you have:
- An Abbott Freestyle Meter.
- A Tidepool account — You can create one for free at https://tidepool.org/signup.
- Installed the latest version of Tidepool Uploader — You can download the latest version at https://tidepool.org/uploader.
- A Windows PC — At this time, Abbott devices can only be uploaded on Windows computers.
Please note: The Abbott Precision Xtra, Freestyle, and Freedom Lite are all dependent upon specific serial cables to upload. These cables are only supported on Windows at this time.
1. Connect your device
Using the serial cable specific to your meter, connect your meter to your Windows PC.
2. Select your device
Launch Tidepool Uploader and log in to your account.
Confirm your specific Abbot Freestyle Meter is one of your devices. You can change your devices by selecting "Choose devices" from the menu under your name.
3. Upload your data
Confirm Tidepool Uploader is set to the right time zone.
Click "Upload" to upload your data. Leave the Uploader selected on your computer (in front of other windows) to upload more quickly.
After the upload is complete, you can upload another device or click "See data" to view your uploaded data.