Adjusting Your Cookie Settings for Pocket

Introduction

Pocket has a new address on the web (app.getpocket.com) but when logging in, you’ll still use our main website (getpocket.com). Therefore, when logging in to Pocket, you’ll be using “third party cookies”.

If you’re blocking third-party cookies in your browser, you might see an error when logging in to Pocket. Don’t worry - it's easy to update your settings to allow third-party cookies for Pocket so you can get back to your saves.

Below are instructions to adjust your settings in Firefox and Chrome. If you use a different browser, you can find links to their help articles below to help get you started.

Firefox

  1. Visit https://app.getpocket.com
  2. Click the shield button in the address bar, to the left of the URL. A dropdown menu will appear.

Photo calling out the shield button to the left of the address bar. Click this button, then switch the toggle to enable third party cookies for Pocket

  1. In the dropdown menu, the toggle switch to turn Enhanced Tracking Protection off
  2. Refresh the page, and try again

Source: Disable third-party cookies in Firefox to stop some types of tracking by advertisers ›

Google Chrome

  1. On your computer, open Chrome
  2. At the top right, click the menu button and then click Settings
  3. In the side menu, click Advanced
  4. Select Cookies and Other Site Data
  5. Next to "Sites that can always use cookies," click Add.
  6. Type in https://app.getpocket.com/
  7. Click Add
  8. Return to Pocket, refresh the page, and try again

Source: Clear, enable, and manage cookies in Chrome ›

Other Browsers

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