Using Pocket for Google Chrome

Installing the Pocket Chrome Extension

To download the Pocket Chrome Extension, click here.

Using the Pocket Chrome Extension

When you're viewing a page that you'd like to save to Pocket, just click the Pocket toolbar button. Or, if you prefer using keyboard shortcuts, press Command+Shift+P (Mac) or Control+Shift+S (Windows). You'll be notified that the page has been saved, and from here,  you can add Tags, Archive, Undo Save, view your List, and access the Extension’s settings.

In addition to saving links that you currently have open in your browser, it's also possible to save a link that you see on a web page without opening it first. You can save links within a web page by right-clicking on them and selecting Save to Pocket.

The Pocket save confirmation appears after clicking the Pocket Button to save a page.

After saving you can take various actions on the item that was just saved:

Add Tags
To add Tags, type tag names into the text box and press Enter. Your tag will be saved automatically. You can also keep typing to add additional tags.

If you're looking for an easier way to Tag, Pocket Premium includes Suggested Tags, which appear automatically after saving and can be added to your saved page with a single click.


Save and Archive

In addition to saving new pages that you haven't yet read, Pocket can also be used to keep track of things you’ve already read and may want to reference later. You can now Archive the page you’ve saved directly from the Chrome extension. Hover your mouse over the Menu button (•••), then click Archive Page.

Undo Save

If you saved a page by mistake, you can undo it. Hover your mouse over the Menu button (•••) then simply click Remove Page.

View your List

You can also go directly to your List by hovering your mouse over the Menu button (•••) and clicking Open Pocket.

Access Extension Settings

Visit Pocket’s Chrome Extension settings to access a variety of options, including the ability to edit your keyboard shortcut. Hover your mouse over the Menu button (•••), then click Settings to open this page.‚Äč

Site Integrations

After you install Pocket for Google Chrome, you will notice that Pocket links are added to the following websites:

If you prefer to not have Pocket buttons appear on the sites above, they can be disabled. To do so, go to Window > Extensions, and click the Options button below Pocket.

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