AcceleReader, Power-up your Pocket experience


Pocket for power users!

See how long an article is before reading. Open a random article for reading. Save articles even when offline. And Filter your article list by age or length of articles.



1. See number of unread articles on extension button in toolbar

2. Colour-coded reading time for each article. Also available as tags so reading time is available in mobile apps too.

3. Filter articles by length and age

4. ‘Surprise Me’: read a randomly chosen article from your list

5. Add new articles to pocket using keyboard shortcuts and/or context (right click menu) menu

6. Open pocket list quickly by pressing the AcceleReader button

7. Add articles to Pocket eve when offline. Articles are saved to your account when you are back online.

8. Article ageing: Older unread articles start fading out after 1 week.

9. View article count history graph



Privacy statement including any use of user data is available here:


*** NOTE: Regarding frequent sign-in prompts for Google login
*** Please sign-in using your Pocket username and password (you can create one at ). Logging in using Google in Pocket leads to frequent time outs, and re-authorisation requests. Logging in directly using Pocket username & password solves this problem with recurring login requests.


Update 22 Aug 2020:
1. Updates to re-enable stats/charts link in settings
2. Updates to adapt to changes to code.

Update 07 May 2019:
1. Added setting to disable notifications when articles are added
2. Removed donation links (beginning of end of active development)

Update 07 Feb 2019:
1. Bug Fix: Pocket article sync was not working for some users – counter not updating, time tags not being added.

Update 18 Dec 2018: Added support for new Pocket beta URLs – ``
1. ‘Read something’ works again,
2. Coloured time tags and total article count added back on the Pocket website
3. Filtering added back, though it doesn’t work well at the moment (Pocket beta only shows 12 articles at a time, so only they are filtered)

** PERMISSIONS UPDATE: Adding support for Pocket beta requires additional permissions to access ‘’ – the extension will be disabled by Chrome if these permissions are not granted.

Update 15 Oct 2018:
1. Improved tagging and extension window
2. Resolved issue with filtering option sometimes not appearing on Pocket

Full update notes here:


This is an unofficial, 3rd party extension and uses the Pocket API, but has no formal affiliation with Pocket.

AcceleReader, Power-up your Pocket experience
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