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How to get Pocket Premium for less than $8?

How to get Pocket Premium for less than $8?

Know how to you can get a better deal on Pocket Premium.

Vamsi Thota
Vamsi Thota

Many of us use Pocket to save articles across the internet or emails to catch up later or keep for future reference, more like a bookmark saving tool. If you're not using it yet, you should start using it now.

While the core functionality of the Pocket is free, you would only need its premium subscriptions for features like Listening to Article, Ad-free experience, Permanent library, Full-text search. You can know and read of all the premium features on their Premium Page.

Premium is worth to pay for and also will support the future development of Pocket. But it might be expensive to pay $44.99/year for bookmarking tool.

You'll see different prices if you visit the Pocket Premium page through various sources. Some of them are:

Pocket Premium Pricing
Pocket Premium Discounted Pricing
Pocket Premium Indian Pricing

Pocket Premium Pricing

A direct visit to Pocket Premium page might show you an annual subscription cost as $44.99/year and $4.99/month.

Pocket Premium Pricing

Pocket Premium Discounted Pricing

Make a simple search for "pocket premium discount" on Google without quotes and click on the first Pocket search result you get with getpocket.com, might show you an annual subscription cost as $29.99/year and $4.99/month.

Pocket Premium Discounted Pricing

Pocket Premium Indian Pricing

If you're in India, you can get it for less than $8 with a simple trick. It's a hit and miss for most users because of their language settings; some see $44.99/year and $4.99/month while others see ₹535/month and ₹55.99/month.

Pocket Premium Indian Pricing

Here's how you can do it in Firefox, Chrome, Edge (based on Chromium)

Firefox

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

A warning page may appear. Click Accept the Risk and Continue to continue to the about:config page.

You can use the Search preference name box at the top of the about:config page to quickly find specific preferences. Enter intl.accept_languages in the Search box, and it will bring up two preferences, we need to edit only the preference with the name "intl.accept_languages".

If the value is en-US, en, replace it with en-IN, en. If you want to go back to the earlier settings, you can click the reset button beside the pencil icon.

It will look like this on Firefox

Now go to getpocket.com/premium to see the pricing of less than $8/year.

Chrome and Edge (based on Chromium)

If it's Chrome, In the address bar, type chrome://settings/languages and press Return.

If it's Edge, In the address bar, type edge://settings/languages and press Return.

Click on Language drop-down, If it's Chrome. Remaining steps are similar on bot the browsers.

Click Add Languages button.

You can use the Search languages box to find specific languages quickly. Enter India in the Search box, and it will bring up multiple languages. We need to select English (India) and click Add.

Once it's added, we need to make sure it's in the first place. If it's not, click on ··· and click Move to the top.

Now go to getpocket.com/premium to see the pricing of less than $8/year.

I haven't tested if you can use this trick to get Indian pricing plan in your country, using a card-based out of your country's currency. If you tried and it's working, let me know through chat on bottom-right.

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References

Configuration Editor for Firefox | Firefox Help
Learn about the Firefox about:config page and how to use the Configuration Editor to view, change, or reset advanced preference settings.
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Change Chrome languages & translate webpages - Computer - Google Chrome Help
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