I'm having trouble logging into Pocket. Can you help?

We’re sorry that you are having trouble logging into Pocket! Here are some solutions to common issues that could prevent you from logging into your Pocket account.

I forgot my password

If you’ve forgotten your password, you can reset it by visiting our password reset page and following these steps:

  1. Visit the Forgot your username or password? page
  2. Type your Pocket username or email address in the appropriate text box, and click Submit
  3. Check your email. You will receive a message from Pocket with a link to reset your password. Click this link, or copy and paste it into your browser.
  4. Enter a new password, then type it again to make sure there were no mistakes. When you click Change Password, the new password will saved, and you will be logged into your account.

I never set a Pocket password. How can I create one?

If you signed up for Pocket with your Google or Firefox Account, it's possible that you have not set a Pocket-specific password.

You must set a password in order to log into Pocket with a username or email address, and to log into any applications that do not have Log in with Google or Log in with Firefox buttons.

To set a Pocket password, just follow the instructions above to reset your password, or click here: I never set a Pocket password. How can I create one?

I do not have an email address associated with my Pocket or Read It Later account

If you used Pocket or Read It Later in the past, you may find that your account does not have an email address associated with it. We encourage you to attach your email address so you can reset your password if you forget it. Click here to add a primary email address to your account.

If you cannot sign in to your account and suspect that you don’t have an email address attached, we may be able to help. Please click here for instructions: How to Recover a Lost Pocket Account

I have a Read It Later account. How can I log into Pocket?

If you have a Read It Later account, you can use your existing username and password to log in to Pocket. There is no need to sign up for a new account. Everything saved in your Read It Later account will be automatically carried over to Pocket.

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