Pocket Premium: Customize your Reading Experience
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:
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.
Adjusting Line Height will increase and decrease the vertical spacing between lines of text, letting you adjust the amount of text on the screen.
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:
- Open an article
- Tap the ●●● button in the bottom toolbar
- Tap Display Settings
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:
- Ideal Sans
- Plex Sans
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 let us know by requesting it here: Request a Feature for Pocket!
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.