GLOWCOSE SETUP GUIDE

Your Glowcose can easily be setup faster than your favorite song.  Watch the setup video or review the guide below for more details.

FIRMWARE UPDATE: STEPS 1-5 

Step 1: Web App Setup

Step 1: Web App Setup

Visit www.glowcose.me and 'sign up' using the "Dependents" Dexcom credentials.

You must have Sharing enabled within the Dexcom app. Verify your credentials with the following: https://uam1.dexcom.com (US based Users) https://uam2.dexcom.com (Users outside of the US)

Step 2: Get Device Code

Make note of the “Device Connection Code” from the user interface displaying your current blood glucose reading.

Your Device Connection Code is unique to you and will be required to connect your Glowcose light to your Glowcose web app data. 

Step 3: Plug in your Glowcose

Use the provided USB Micro cable to power your Glowcose from nearly any USB plug (phone charger, laptop, TV, battery power bank, etc).

Step 4: Setup WiFi

After a moment or two, your glowcose will begin changing colors. This indicates 'pairing mode'.

Use your mobile device to connect to the WiFi network called “GLOWCOSE”. 

Step 5: Configure Glowcose

It may take a a few seconds for the Configure Glowcose page to display while it searches for available networks. 

 

If your mobile device does not pop up with the Glowcose setup page after connecting to the GLOWCOSE network, use your browser (chrome, safari, etc) and visit any website (glowcose.com) or enter 192.168.4.1 into the URL bar. 

Step 9: Enter Device Code

After selecting your home WiFi network and entering the password. Use your unique Device Connection Code from Step 2 and enter it into the Device Code field.

Enter your preferred High, Target, and Low mg/dl values.

If you'd like Glowcose to Flash when the user's BG readings are below the Low setting, enable the Low Flash Alert check box.

Step 10: Select 'Save'

Setup is complete! 


Glowcose will remember your WiFi credentials and connect automatically when moved within range of your WiFi Network. Take a look at the FAQ below for additional tips, information, and troubleshooting help.

Step 10: Select Save

Step 2: Reset Glowcose

Once your Glowcose connects to your wifi network (indicated by two quick green flashes), it will turn RED. Press and hold the button on the back for 5-6 seconds until it flashes BLUE.

If you have not setup your glowcose previously, watch the setup video at https://youtu.be/tKhynGPzEQ4 Please be sure to use “1234”as your ‘Sugarmate ID’

Step 3: Connect to Wifi

Once your Glowcose begins to flash various colors, use your mobile device to connect to the wifi network called “GLOWCOSE”. 

Once your Glowcose begins to flash various colors, use your mobile device to connect to the wifi network called “GLOWCOSE”. The Glowcose interface should then pop-up. Select the “INFO” button . 

It may take a a few seconds for the ‘information’ tab to display. If your mobile device does not pop up with the Glowcose setup page, use your browser (chrome, safari, etc) and goto any website (glowcose.com) or enter 192.168.4.1 into the URL bar. 

Step 4: Upgrade Firmware

Scroll to the bottom of the page and press “UPGRADE FIRMWARE”. Once selected, your Glowcose will begin downloading the latest firmware - this may take a few minutes.

You’ll notice your glowocse display assorted colors during update. DO NOT unplug your glowcose during the update. Please allow 2-6 minutes depending on your connection speed. 

Step 5: Firmware Updated

A successful update is indicated by a slow flashing yellow color.

*Note: Each of your Glowcose lights purchased prior to Feb 2022 will need to be updated individually.

GLOWCOSE SETUP: STEPS 6-9

Step 6: Web App Setup

Visit www.glowcose.com/app and and ‘sign up’ using your Dexcom credentials.

You must have Sharing enabled within the Dexcom app. Verify your credentials with the following: https://uam1.dexcom.com (US based Users) https://uam2.dexcom.com (Users outside of the US)

Step 7: Get Connection Code

Make note of the “Device Connection Code” from the user interface displaying your current blood glucose reading.

Your Device Connection Code is unique to you and will be required to connect your Glowcose light to your Glowcose web app data. 

Step 8: Device Reset

Your Glowcose should now be slowly flashing YELLOW. Reset to factory settings by unplugging and plugging in your Glowcose while pressing and holding the back button until your Glowcose flashes RED three times. 

Step 9: ADD Connection Code

Once your Glowcose is flashing various colors, again connect to the network called “GLOWCOSE” and use “Configure Device” to complete your setup using the Device Connection Code (8-10 digit number).

Color Representation

RED – Low
GREEN – In Range
PURPLE – High

The color will express a gradient between colors as your Blood Glucose reading is higher/lower. Example: Glowcose would display a “yellow” color if a user's latest reading is between their 'target' and 'low' set-points.

Additional glowcose Functions: 

Light Brightness
Clicking the button on the back of the device will adjust the brightness of the light.
There are 5 light settings to aid with day/night needs.

Resetting your Glowcose
Unplug the USB cable, press and hold the rear button while plugging the USB cable. Continue holding the button until it flashes red three times. Your Glowcose is now reset to factory settings. 

Setup FAQ / Trouble Shooting 

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