Saving to Pocket and Viewing 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.
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, Apple ID or your email address.
Saving to Pocket
When you find a page you’d like to save, simply click the Pocket button to the right of the address bar. When you click the Pocket button, you will see a message to confirm that the item has been saved. The Pocket button will also turn from grey (when inactive) to red:
When you save, you may see up to 3 article recommendations similar to the page you've just saved to Pocket, as seen below:
Save via right-click (context menu)
You can right-click on a link you want to save and add it to Pocket without opening it. You'll see a Save to Pocket option in the context menu:
Save from Firefox 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. Click here to learn more about Tags.
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.
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.
Viewing your List
You can view your list of saved items in a few ways:
When you've just saved an item, click View Pocket List in the "page saved" popup:
Additionally, you can access your List in the New Tab by clicking on the Pocket button and selecting My List. Using the Pocket button in the new tab offers additional options to discover new stories about various topics:
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. You'll be able to access Pocket with one click.
Click here to to learn more about Pinned Tabs in Firefox.
Once you are on the Pocket website in Firefox, you can see all of the items you've saved, make highlights in the articles, organize, and share. Click here to learn more about using Pocket's website.
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.