Disable or re-enable Pocket for Firefox

Pocket is a feature that's built into Firefox. It adds a Pocket button Pocket button to your toolbaraddress bar and a View Pocket List entry to the BookmarksLibrary menu.

Remove Pocket from your toolbar or menu

Removing Pocket from your toolbar or menu will disable it:

  1. Right-clickHold down the Ctrl key while you click the Pocket icon Pocket button (or right-click the icon).
  2. Select Remove from Toolbar.
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Re-enable Pocket for Firefox

  1. Click the menu button new fx menu and select +Customize.
  2. Drag the Pocket icon to your toolbar or menu.
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  3. Click Exit Customize to save your changes.

Disable Pocket for Firefox

If you prefer not to use Pocket for Firefox, follow these steps to disable it:

  1. In the address bar, type about:config and press EnterReturn.

    • The about:config "This might void your warranty!" warning page may appear. Click I'll be careful, I promise!I accept the risk! to continue to the about:config page.
  2. Type pocket in the Search box above the list of preferences.
  3. Double-click the extensions.pocket.enabled preference to toggle its value to false.
Note: Disabling Pocket does not remove Recommended by Pocket entries, if present, on the New Tab page. If you would also like to remove those Pocket recommendations, click the cogwheel at the top right corner of the New Tab page and uncheck Recommended by Pocket. See Hide or display content in New Tab for more information.

Re-enable Pocket for Firefox

If you want to re-enable Pocket, do the following:

  1. In the address bar, type about:config and press EnterReturn.

    • The about:config "This might void your warranty!" warning page may appear. Click I'll be careful, I promise!I accept the risk! to continue to the about:config page.
  2. Type pocket in the Search box above the list of preferences.
  3. Double-click the extensions.pocket.enabled preference to toggle its value to true.

Address bar button for Pocket

When Pocket is enabled, a Pocket button appears in the address bar by default. You can remove the Pocket button from the address bar without disabling Pocket, as follows:

Right-clickHold down the Ctrl key while you click the Pocket button (or right-click the button) and click on Remove from Address Bar.
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Pocket will remain enabled and the Page Actions (three-dot) menu will still include a Pocket entry.

To add the Pocket button back to the address bar, click the Page Actions (three-dot) menu button.
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Right-clickHold down the Ctrl key while you click the Save Page to Pocket entry (or right-click the entry) and click on Add to Address Bar.

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