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Bookmarlet for Windows PC Running IE?

Brad Baumann Jun 22, 2012 10:27AM PDT

Hi,
Is there a way for me to get or create a "Bookmarklet" for a Windows PC running IE as the default browser? If so, how? This would be really helpful to me, and it seems like a real competitive advantage for you as competitors like "Instapaper" don't offer it... There's a lot of PC users that are adopting iPhones and ipads that would be very interested...

Please advise.

Thanks!

Brad

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Justin Jun 22, 2012 11:36AM PDT

Hi Brad,

Thanks for contacting Pocket Support!

Our bookmarklet currently works great with Internet Explorer. To install it, please click here: http://getpocket.com/add

Some versions of IE make it difficult to install the bookmarklet by dragging, so as an alternative, you can right-click on the + Pocket button, and select Add to Favorites. Be sure to save it in the “Favorites Bar” so it will be available for quick access.

Please let me know if I can help with anything else.

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Justin Best Answer Jun 22, 2012 11:36AM PDT Pocket Agent

Hi Brad,

Thanks for contacting Pocket Support!

Our bookmarklet currently works great with Internet Explorer. To install it, please click here: http://getpocket.com/add

Some versions of IE make it difficult to install the bookmarklet by dragging, so as an alternative, you can right-click on the + Pocket button, and select Add to Favorites. Be sure to save it in the “Favorites Bar” so it will be available for quick access.

Please let me know if I can help with anything else.

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Matt Johnston Jan 20, 2014 01:55PM PST
Using IE 11 made it a bit trickier. Following the same instructions that Justin provided resulted in an error, so when doing it you have to rename it.
Right click on the +Pocket button, select Add to Favourites. When you select "Favourites Bar" you will have to rename it from "+Pocket" to "Pocket".
For some reason having the + causes an error and won't allow you to add it.

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