Pocket Hits FAQ

What is Pocket Hits?

Pocket Hits is our curated newsletter highlighting the best stories from across the web. Using signals from Pocket readers, our editors handpick the most popular, interesting, and insightful articles and deliver them to your inbox on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis.

Example of a Pocket Hits email

How can I subscribe to Pocket Hits?

When you sign up for Pocket, you’ll automatically be subscribed to Pocket Hits emails. If you don’t yet have a Pocket account, you can sign up here.

You can also sign up to receive Pocket Hits without a Pocket account. Sign up to receive Pocket Hits.

How can I unsubscribe from Pocket Hits or change the frequency of delivery? 

Pocket Hits can be delivered to you daily, three times per week, weekly, or monthly. Or, if  you prefer to not receive Pocket Hits, it's easy to unsubscribe. 

You can change your email preferences at any time.

Note: You can also click “Unsubscribe” at the bottom of any Pocket email to change your subscription preferences. 

How can I save articles from Pocket Hits?

Click the “Save to Pocket” link below any article in Pocket Hits to save the article to your list. A browser tab will open confirming that the article is saved, and you’ll also have an opportunity at this point to add tags. Learn about organizing your list with tags.

You can also click the headline or image of any article to open it in your browser and save it to your Pocket from there.

Learn about other ways to save to Pocket

Some Pocket Hits emails appear as sponsored, or contain sponsored articles. Can I opt-out?

From time to time, you may see sponsored articles or emails from Pocket. These are important for Pocket’s continued growth and success. 

If you would rather not see sponsored posts in Pocket, Pocket Premium is an excellent option for you. In addition to delivering an ad-free experience, it includes several additional features such as unlimited text highlighting, full-text search, and more powerful functionality. Learn all about Pocket Premium.

You can also learn more about sponsored content in Pocket.

Can I view previous editions of Pocket Hits?

Yes! Pocket Explore has an archive of previous editions of Pocket Hits, so you’re covered if you’re just getting started with Pocket and want to browse the back catalog. Browse the Pocket Hits archive. 

Can I receive Pocket Hits in a language other than English?

We only offer Pocket Hits in English and German at this time, but we might offer Pocket Hits in additional languages in the future.

I have to log in to my Pocket account each time I save from Pocket Hits in Safari on iOS. How can I prevent this? 

Pocket uses browser cookies to keep you logged in so you can save articles from Pocket Hits directly to your list. If you are asked to log in each time you try to save an article, it’s possible that you’re using private browsing or incognito mode in your browser where cookies are not saved. This prevents the browser from remembering your Pocket account, so you must remind it each time.

Fortunately, this is easy to fix. You can simply disable the private browsing mode. 

Click here to learn how to turn off private browsing in Safari

I am subscribed to Pocket Hits but have not received them in my inbox. What’s going on?

Please check your junk or spam folder to make sure they weren’t filtered by accident.

If you still can’t find them, please contact Pocket Support and we’ll be glad to help. 

I have a question that is not listed here, or have some feedback about Pocket Hits that I’d like to share. What is the best way to get in touch?

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