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How do I set the time and date on my OneTouch® UltraMini® meter?

Setting the time and date

Your OneTouch® UltraMini® meter comes with the time, date, and unit of measure preset. Before using your meter for the first time, or if you change the meter battery, you should check and update the time and date. Make sure you complete steps 1 to 7 below to ensure your desired settings are saved.Set time and DateSet time and DateSet time and Date

WARNING: If your display shows mmol/L rather than mg/dL, contact OneTouch® Customer Service at 1 800 227-8862. You cannot change the unit of measure. Use of the wrong unit of measure may cause you to misinterpret your blood glucose level and may lead to incorrect treatment.

Turn the meter on (learn how)

After the test screen, the preset time and date will appear on the display for 5 seconds.

The hour will now start flashing.


If a setting does not need to be updated, simply wait 5 seconds. The meter display will automatically advance to the next setting.

Step 2

Set the hour

With the hour flashing on the display, press and release ▲ or ▼ to go forward or backward 1 hour. To move faster, hold the ▲ or ▼ buttons down.

When the correct hour appears on the display, wait 5 seconds. Your entry will be saved and you will move to the next setting.

The minutes will now start flashing.

Step 3

Set the minutes

Press ▲ or ▼ to change the minutes. When you have the correct minutes on the display, wait 5 seconds to move to the next setting.

AM or PM will now start flashing.

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