Can you use the Dexcom G6 sensor beyond the recommended 10 days?

No. Unlike with a Dexcom G5 Mobile sensor, a Dexcom G6 sensor has a mandatory shutoff at 10 days, after which it cannot be used.

Important note about Dexcom support:

For "no restarts" alert or physical problems with your sensor or transmitter, such as bleeding, bruising, skin reaction, adhesive issues, applicator issues, or broken wires, you should contact Dexcom using one of the options at

If you have paired a Dexcom CGM with your Tandem insulin pump, and your question isn't answered in this help section, you should contact Tandem customer technical support for all other issues by calling (877) 801-6901.

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