Pocket Premium: Customize your Reading Experience

Introduction

The following reading options are available in Pocket Premium. To subscribe to Pocket Premium, click here.

Pocket Premium subscribers can fully customize their reading experience with adjustable text layout options and 8 additional Premium font options. Continue reading to learn what options you can look forward to using in Pocket after subscribing.

Adjusting your Font, Margins, and Line Height

You can create your own perfect reading experience by adjusting your Display Settings. Here’s a brief description of what can be changed:

Font

In addition to the two that come with Pocket (Blanco and Graphik) Pocket Premium includes 8 additional fonts that are beautiful and unique, including Ideal Sans, Inter, Plex Sans, Sentinel, Tiempos, Vollkorn, Whitney, and Zilla Slab.

Here is a sample of each font: 

Ideal Sans

Inter 

Plex Sans

Sentinel

Tiempos

Vollkorn

Whitney

Zilla Slab

Blanco (free)

Graphik (free)

Line Height

Adjusting Line Height will increase and decrease the vertical spacing between lines of text, letting you adjust the amount of text on the screen.

Margins

Adjusting Margins will control how much text can fit on each line, and determine the spacing between the text and the sides of your screen.

To adjust your Display Settings in Pocket on iOS and Android:

  1. Open an article
  2. Tap the ●●● button
  3. Tap Display Settings

To adjust your Display Settings in on Pocket's website: 

Open the article, then click the "aA" button in the upper-right to open the display settings.

Common Questions

Can I restore my Text Options back to default?

While we do not have a button to restore your Text Options back to default, here’s how to find the default setting for each:

  • Default Font: Blanco 
  • Default Text Size: Tap the - (minus) to decrease the text size as much as possible, and then tap the + (plus) five times
  • Default Line Height: Tap the - (minus) to decrease the line height as much as possible, and then tap the + (plus) three times 
  • Default Margin Width: Tap the - (minus) to decrease the margin width as much as possible, and then tap the + (plus) two times
Which languages do the included fonts support?

All available fonts in Pocket support the Latin alphabet. The following premium fonts support the Cyrillic alphabet as well: Graphik, Ideal Sans, Inter, Plex Sans, Vollkorn

Will you add more fonts in the future?

We’re happy to consider adding more font options in the future. If you have a favorite font that you’d like to see in Pocket, please click "contact Pocket support" at the bottom of this article to let us know.

Which platforms offer these custom display features?

These reading customizations are available in Pocket for Android, iOS and Web. While we aren’t able to share a specific timeline to add these features to other platforms, our goal is to provide consistent features across all of our platforms.

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