Saving to Pocket and Accessing your List in Firefox
The Pocket button in Firefox lets you save links, articles, videos, or web pages to your Pocket account with a single click. Continue reading to learn how save to Pocket and access your list in Firefox.
Please note: We are currently tracking two common issues with Pocket in Firefox. If you’re having trouble saving or are unable to find the Pocket button in Firefox, please follow the links below to learn how to get this fixed. Our apologies for the inconvenience!
Creating an Account
An account is required to save, view and sync content in Pocket. You can sign up for Pocket with either your Firefox Account, Google Account, or your email address.
To learn more about creating an account, click here: Creating an Account and Logging Into Pocket.
If you already use Pocket, please do not create another account. Instead, click the Log In link and use your existing account information. If you’re having trouble logging in, please click here.
Saving to Pocket
Save a page to Pocket
When you find a page you’d like to save, simply click the Pocket button in the Firefox toolbar.
When you click the Pocket button, you will see a message to confirm that the item has been saved.
Save from Reader View
Firefox’s Reader View now contains a Pocket button as well.
To learn more about Reader View, please visit the Mozilla Support article: Enjoy clutter-free Web pages with Reader View
Tagging an Item
The save confirmation that appears after saving item has a text box that makes it easy to add tags to the item you just saved. Tags are like labels: words or phrases that you use to group items together in Pocket. Because an item can have more than one Tag, Tags are a flexible way to organize the items in your Pocket.
To add a Tag to an item, just type it to the Add Tags text box. You can add more than one tag if you type a comma (,). Then, click Save to save your changes.
To learn more about using Tags in Pocket, click here: Tagging in Pocket on your Computer
Removing an Item You Just Saved
Changed your mind about that page you just saved? No problem! Just click Remove Page confirmation message. You’ll then see a message confirming that the page has been removed.
Accessing your List
To view your list of saved items in Pocket in Firefox, open the Bookmarks menu and select View Pocket List.
To make Pocket even more easily available, we recommend pinning the Pocket tab in your browser. Just right-click (or control-click) on the Pocket tab, and select Pin Tab.
Once you are on the Pocket website in Firefox, you can:
- View any of your saved items
- Use Bulk Edit to make changes to several items at once
- Share items you’ve saved to your friends or to social media
- Search among your saved items
Can I use Pocket offline, without an internet connection?
While it is not possible to use Pocket offline in the Firefox browser, there are apps available for your computer that offer offline access. Click here to learn how to access your saved items while offline on your computer.
I no longer see the Pocket button in my toolbar! How can I get it back?
If you can’t find the Pocket button in your Firefox toolbar, please click here for a helpful guide explaining how to get it back.
Every time I try to save to my list, I'm being asked to login. How can I fix this?
Pocket may have trouble keeping you logged in if you use increased privacy settings. Click here to resolve this issue.