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Description

THE PLACE TO ABSORB GREAT CONTENT.
Use Pocket to capture the content that comes at you all day long, and curate your own space filled with only the topics you care about. Save the latest stories, articles, news, sports and videos from any device, and any publisher or app. Then fuel your mind with a reading, watching, and listening experience designed for calm eyes, free hands, and fresh focus.

SAVE FROM ANYWHERE.
Save the latest news, magazine articles, stories, videos, recipes, web pages, how-to information – anything you discover online or subscribe to, from any publisher. User favorites include: New York Times, The Guardian, Washington Post, Flipboard, The Atlantic, New Yorker, Lifehacker, Business Insider, The Verge, BBC News, Google News, Buzzfeed, Vox, engadget, Medium, Newsweek, Twitter, Youtube.

REST YOUR EYES. FIND YOUR FOCUS.
Pocket’s clean layout and customizable display make for a relaxing reading experience that clears out the visual clutter, gives your eyes a rest, and lets your mind focus on the information at hand. Love long reads? Pocket’s typography and layout keep reading comfortable for longer stretches. Love to read before bed? Try our new dark and sepia themes to reduce visual stimulation before you sleep.

LISTEN TO ARTICLES.
Pocket’s listen feature turns any news story, article, or blog post into a hands-free, eyes-free learning experience. Now you can turn content into knowledge while you cook, commute, work out, walk, or just relax and listen.

READ EVERYWHERE.
If it’s in your Pocket, it’s on your phone, tablet and computer – even when you’re offline. Whether you’re taking a news break, reading from bed, or breezing through articles on your commute, Pocket makes the most of your time by getting you straight to the news feeds, magazine articles, stories, information, news, and sports that are compelling to you. And estimated reading times help you turn any time into quality time.

DISCOVER MORE OF WHAT YOU LOVE.
Find more of what you love but might otherwise have missed. Pocket surfaces ‘best of web’ content discovered by our users, verified by our curators, and approved by our editors. Find all kinds of topics from all kinds of publishers, including quality magazines and news sources like Fast Company, The Verge, Medium, Quartz, Harvard Business Review and more.

MAKE IT PREMIUM. AND PERMANENT.
Power users can upgrade anytime to Pocket Premium for features like advanced search, unlimited highlights and automatic article backups.

You can also save to Pocket with our browser extensions for Chrome, Firefox, or Safari
Learn more at https://getpocket.com/.

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Apr 08, 2014 (almost 5 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 23 days, on average.

Dec 12
2018
(Current)
Version 7.0.12.0

Minor fixes and improvements

Nov 04
2018
Version 7.0.2.7

Minor fixes and improvements

Oct 23
2018
Version 7.0.1.7

Introducing a new Pocket:
• Now you can listen to any article you’ve saved in Pocket. Just look for the headphones icon.
• New layout, colors and fonts make Pocket easier on the eyes and better for absorbing what’s on the screen.
• Now you can put all of Pocket in sepia or dark themes, not just the article view.
• Less visual stimulation means more comfortable reading at bedtime.
• Find filters faster. We put them in a more intuitive place so you can get right to what you need.

Oct 10
2018
Version 7.0.1.4

Introducing a new Pocket:
• Now you can listen to any article you’ve saved in Pocket. Just look for the headphones icon.
• New layout, colors and fonts make Pocket easier on the eyes and better for absorbing what’s on the screen.
• Now you can put all of Pocket in sepia or dark themes, not just the article view.
• Less visual stimulation means more comfortable reading at bedtime.
• Find filters faster. We put them in a more intuitive place so you can get right to what you need.

Jul 23
2018
Version 6.7.15.7

Fixed list filter resetting back to My List.

Jul 17
2018
Version 6.7.15.6

Fixed list filter resetting back to My List.

Jun 19
2018
Version 6.7.12.11

The filters menu is now located on the left side of the screen, and the design has been refreshed. Plus, a number of bug fixes and performance improvements.

Jun 18
2018
Version 6.7.9.0

This version adds Multi-Window support to Pocket on Android 7.0 and above. With split-screen mode, you can multi-task like a pro and use Pocket along with other apps on the same screen, at the same time.

May 02
2018
Version 6.7.8.0

Minor fixes and improvements

Apr 19
2018
Version 6.7.7.8

We improved the Highlights filter! Now, your highlights will be grouped and displayed in the order that they appear within their articles, making it easier for you to read and revisit them later on.

Haven't highlighted yet? Highlighting helps you focus on reading, and makes it easier remember the interesting things you've learned about in Pocket. To get started, select some text in Article View and then tap Highlight.

Mar 13
2018
Version 6.7.6.1

By popular demand, Pocket now shows time estimates for your saved articles and videos! When viewing your list, you'll see an estimate for how long it'll take you to read or watch them, right below the title.

Feb 27
2018
Version 6.7.5.1

6.7.5.1 contains a few bug and crash fixes.

Feb 07
2018
Version 6.7.3.0

6.7.3.0 contains a few bug and crash fixes.

Jan 16
2018
Version 6.7.1.1

6.7.1.1 contains a few bug and crash fixes.

Dec 06
2017
Version 6.7.0.2

Highlighting is here! You can now highlight important passages you’ve read to easily revisit in the future. We’ve also added a Highlights filter to your List so you can see all your highlights in one place. To get started, simply select some article text and tap Highlight.
Plus, added the option to disable Auto Play when Listening.

Dec 04
2017
Version 6.7.0.0

Highlighting is here! You can now highlight important passages you’ve read to easily revisit in the future. We’ve also added a Highlights filter to your List so you can see all your highlights in one place. To get started, simply select some article text and tap Highlight.
Plus, added the option to disable Auto Play when Listening.

Nov 28
2017
Version 6.6.3.17

Fixed a few bugs, crashes and freezes. Also fixed some issues with syncing.

Nov 20
2017
Version 6.6.3.16

Fixed a bug where Listen would start automatically when connecting to bluetooth speakers.

Oct 25
2017
Version 6.6.3.2

A ton of new improvements to Listen! Pocket can now continuously read articles out loud to you in a playlist format. From My List, tap the headphones icon to get started.

Oct 23
2017
Version 6.5.15.0

Fixes for crashes on Moto, Lenovo and DROID devices.

Oct 11
2017
Version 6.5.14.1

Improved support for Android 8.0 Oreo, plus a few minor crash and bug fixes.

Oct 04
2017
Version 6.5.9.8

6.5.*
Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Jul 26
2017
Version 6.5.9.6

6.5.*
Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Jul 25
2017
Version 6.5.9.4

6.5.*
Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Jul 10
2017
Version 6.5.7.2

Introducing Continue Reading - quickly return to articles that you haven't finished yet.
Now, when Pocket detects that you've started reading an article but left without finishing, it'll appear at the top of your Home tab so you can easily jump back in and finish it.
We hope that you find Continue Reading helpful! Please let us know what you think!

Jun 13
2017
Version 6.5.5.1

This update includes a number of Accessibility improvements. If you’re familiar with using Google Talkback or any other accessibility features, we’d love to hear how it’s working for you, and if there’s any areas that we can improve!
We also rolled out some improvements to the Home tab, and fixed a number of bugs and crashes.

Apr 26
2017
Version 6.5.3.2

6.5.*
Minor bug fixes and improvements, including:
• New app icon
• Increased maximum speed for Listen (TTS)
• No longer including extra quotes when sharing text
• Improvements to Edit Profile screen
• Other miscellaneous bugs and crashes fixed

Feb 16
2017
Version 6.4.8.4

6.4.*
Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Feb 13
2017
Version 6.4.8.3

6.4.*
Minor bug fixes and improvements. Fix for text selection in latest build of Chrome Web View.

Feb 08
2017
Version 6.4.8.1

6.4.*
Minor bug fixes and improvements. Fix for text selection in latest build of Chrome Web View.

Jan 19
2017
Version 6.4.7.4

6.4.*
Minor bug fixes and improvements

Dec 15
2016
Version 6.4.7.0

6.4.*
Minor bug fixes and improvements

Dec 05
2016
Version 6.4.6.14

6.4.6.*
Minor bug fixes and improvements

Nov 22
2016
Version 6.4.6.12

6.4.6.*
Minor bug fixes and improvements

Oct 25
2016
Version 6.4.2.5

6.4.2.3
Crash and bug fixes.
Some minor design tweaks.
You can now swipe between tabs, such as My List and Recommended.
6.4.2.5
Fixed crash while saving on Android 7.1

Oct 19
2016
Version 6.4.2.3

Crash and bug fixes.
Some minor design tweaks.
You can now swipe between tabs, such as My List and Recommended.

Aug 31
2016
Version 6.3.6.2

Crash and bug fixes. Improved support for Android N. Reduced battery usage.

Aug 31
2016
Version Varies with device

Crash and bug fixes. Improved support for Android N. Reduced battery usage.

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