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Compatible devices

The Ellume COVID-19 Home Test is compatible with most Bluetooth®enabled smartphones.

Apple iPhones:

Minimum supported capabilities: an ARM64 iPhone device with Bluetooth® running iOS 12 or later.

Inclusions:

  • iPhone 5s
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone X Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone SE (2nd Generation)
  • iPhone 12
  • iPhone 12 mini
  • iPhone 12 Pro
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone SE (3nd Generation)
  • iPhone 13
  • iPhone 13 mini
  • iPhone 13 Pro
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max

The test is not compatible with iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone 5 (Armv7s devices).

Android phones:

Minimum supported capabilities: an Android smartphone with Bluetooth® 4.0 or later and XHDPI (720x1280px) resolution running Android API 23 (version 6.0) or later.

The test is not compatible with Android tablets.

On March 16, 2022 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration re-issued Ellume’s Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Ellume COVID-19 Home Test.*

See revised letter and labelling available for download or printed copy below.

The Ellume COVID 19 Home Test carton and kit components

* Revisions to the intended use to: “self-collected direct mid-turbinate nasal swab specimens from individuals aged 16 years or older with symptoms of COVID-19 within the first 7 days of symptom onset,” “adult-collected mid-turbinate nasal swab specimens from individuals aged 2 years or older with symptoms of COVID-19 within the first 7 days of symptom onset,” and “with self-collected mid-turbinate nasal swab specimens from individuals aged 16 years or older, or adult-collected mid-turbinate nasal swab specimens from individuals aged 2 years or older, with or without symptoms or other epidemiological reasons to suspect COVID-19 when tested twice over two to three days with at least 24 hours (and no more than 48 hours) between tests,”
and updates to the letter and authorized labelling for consistency with language used in more recent authorizations.

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Available on the App Store and Google Play.

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Phones showing different screens for the Ellume COVID 19 Home Test app