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Butterfly iQ App Interface

Overview of User Interface

The Butterfly iQ app is designed to be intuitive and easy to navigate. The app is divided into 5 sections, each of which has its own icon on the toolbar at the bottom of the screen. From left to right, they are the Archive, Education, the Imaging Interface, Notifications, and Profile.



This is where uploaded studies are stored. From the archive screen, you can view uploaded studiesswitch between organizationsmanage your archives, and perform other tasks.


The Education section contains a video library of ultrasound education taught by experts. Leverage this content when you first start using your new iQ, when you're trying to learn more skills, or looking to explore some of our advanced features. 

Imaging Interface

You can select the blue probe icon from any screen in the app in order to access the scan screen and enter the imaging interface.

The toolbar at the bottom of the imaging interface can be used for preset selection, image freeze, image capture and mode/tool selection.

The imaging interface will always show information about the Mechanical Index (MI) and the Thermal Index (TI) at the top of the screen. To navigate to other sections of the app from the imaging interface, tap the down arrow icon at the top left corner of the screen. 


Presets are a predefined set of imaging parameter values. When selected, the Butterfly iQ App automatically operates in accordance with the corresponding set of imaging parameter values. Presets available correspond to the clinical application details in Indications for Use. Preset availability may also vary depending on the probe, Butterfly membership status, and geographic location.


The Butterfly iQ/iQ+ provides M-mode, B-mode, Color Doppler, Power Doppler, and Spectral Pulsed Wave Doppler functionality. Pulsed Wave Doppler is not available in all countries.


The Butterfly iQ/iQ+ lets you perform clinical measurements in each available mode. Measurements available include, but are not limited to: distance, time, area, and heart rate.

  1. User Avatar. If a photo has been uploaded, the photo appears here. Otherwise, the user's initials appear here.
  2. The Thermal Index (TI), Mechanical Index (MI), and Frame Rate (Hz) values. Note that Hz does not indicate frequency.
  3. Probe battery status
  4. Probe temperature indicator
  5. Current preset (abbreviated)
  6. Capture Reel. The number in the icon indicates the number of images and clips that are currently in the Capture Reel.
  7. Probe orientation marker
  8. Image display area
  9. Ruler. Provides imaging depth in centimeters. When the image is zoomed, the ruler adjusts accordingly.
  10. Presets selection
  11. Freeze control
  12. Record clip (video)
  13. Action selection. Users click here to switch modes and perform actions.


This is where you'll see important updates when your colleagues tag you in a comment or comment on a study you are following.


The profile screen is where you can view your account information, access your referral code to refer a colleague, run a probe diagnostic test, or review other information. It also includes the Preferences menu, where you can configure a variety of system settings.

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