Set up Dexcom G6

Your t:slim X2 insulin pump with Control-IQ technology uses continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) values to predict and help prevent highs and lows. Let’s get you started with Dexcom G6 CGM so you can see how technology can help with your diabetes management.

Dexcom CARE Team

(888) 738-3646 Monday - Friday
6 am-5 pm (PT)
9 am-8 pm (ET)

Contact Dexcom's team of diabetes educators if you require assistance in starting your Dexcom CGM system.

(844) 607-8398

Contact Dexcom's Global 24/7 Technical Support


You will learn Getting Started with the Dexcom G6 App

  • Set up Dexcom G6 app
  • Insert sensor and attach transmitter
  • Pair transmitter and start sensor

This will take approximately

6 minutes


You will learn How to Insert Sensor and Attach Transmitter

This will take approximately

2 minutes


You will learn How to Remove Sensor and Transmitter

This will take approximately

1 minute


You will learn Dexcom CGM
Start Here Guide

Comprehensive guide with pictures on how to use the Dexcom CGM system.

View Guide

Dexcom G6 Support

If you require further assistance to set up your Dexcom sensor for the first time, check out more self‑help videos available on the Dexcom CGM Support page.

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Prepare for Training

This training has been designed to help familiarize you with your Tandem Diabetes Care products.

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