How to create an account and sign in to Pocket

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In order to use Pocket, you must create an account. You can sign up for Pocket with a Mozilla account, Google, or Apple. This article explains how to sign up for a Pocket account and sign in using each of these methods.

Sign-up options

Sign up for Pocket with a Mozilla account, Google, or Apple

Pocket supports various options such as Mozilla accounts, Google, and Apple. By using any of these services to sign in, you can eliminate the need to remember multiple login credentials and get instant access to your saved articles, videos, and other content.

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Sign up with a Mozilla account

As a Mozilla product, Pocket is transitioning to an upated login system using a Mozilla account. This means if you have a Pocket account and a Mozilla account with the same email address, you'll be asked to sign in using your Mozilla account and password. This change ensures enhanced security and consistency across Mozilla products. Learn more about Mozilla accounts and other Mozilla products and services.

  • If you already have a Mozilla account:

Click Use an existing Mozilla account on the Pocket’s sign-up page and enter the email and password associated with your Mozilla account.

  • If you're new to Mozilla accounts:

Visit Pocket’s sign-up page. Enter your email address in the email field and click Sign Up. You’ll be prompted to create a password for your new Mozilla account.

Sign up with Apple

If you have an Apple ID, you can sign up for Pocket with your existing Apple ID email address. On iOS, Android and Pocket for Web, click Continue with Apple and follow the instructions that appear to sign up using your Apple ID.

Sign up with Google

If you have a Google Account, you can use it to sign up for Pocket. Just select the Continue with Google button on Pocket’s website. If you have multiple Google Accounts, you may be asked which account you wish to use to sign up. Please pay attention to which Google Account you select - this will become the primary email address on your Pocket account.

Sign-in options

You can use Mozilla accounts, Google, and Apple to sign in to your Pocket account. This streamlines the login process, improves security, and provides quick access to Pocket features.

As a Mozilla product, Pocket is transitioning to an updated login system using Mozilla accounts. This means if you have a Pocket account and a Mozilla account with the same email address, you'll be asked to log in using your Mozilla account and password. This change ensures enhanced security and consistency across Mozilla products. Learn more about Mozilla accounts and other Mozilla products and services.

Sign in with Mozilla accounts, Google, or Apple

You can use Mozilla accounts, Google, and Apple to sign in to your Pocket account. This streamlines the login process, improves security, and provides quick access to Pocket features.

  1. Go to the Pocket website or open the Pocket app on a mobile device (Android or iOS).
  2. On the login screen, click Continue With Firefox, Google, or Apple. You’ll be redirected to the website of that service to continue the login process.
  3. Enter the email address and password associated with the selected account.
  4. Follow the instructions provided for your chosen sign-in method to sign in to Pocket.
    Pocket Login

Sign in using a Pocket account

You can sign in to Pocket on the website or on a mobile device (Android or iOS) using the email address and password that you used when creating your Pocket account.

  1. Go to the Pocket website or open the Pocket app on your mobile device.
  2. On the login screen, enter your email address in the email field and click sign in.
  3. Enter your Pocket account password.
  4. Click the Sign In button to sign in to your account.
If you created a Pocket account and also have a Mozilla account with the same email address, we'll transition the accounts upon login for seamless logins, increased security, and consistency. This means you'll be asked to sign in using your Mozilla account and password. Your saves won't be affected and you’ll still be able to access them using your Mozilla account login.

If you can’t access your Mozilla account, see:

Common Questions

When I enter my email address to sign in, I’m sent to a Mozilla sign-in page – Why is this and how can I sign in to Pocket?

If your Pocket account email and Mozilla account email are the same, we will transition your account and ask you to sign in with your Mozilla account and password to make the login process more seamless and effortless for you and to improve your online experience. Learn more about Mozilla accounts and other Mozilla products and services.

I don’t remember the password for my Mozilla account – what can I do?

To change your password, please see How do I change my Mozilla account password?.

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