Instapaper browser extension to save links for offline reading.

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What is Instapaper?

Instapaper is a Chrome extension that offers a simple and efficient method of saving web pages for later reading. Regardless of whether you want to read on your iPhone, iPad, Android, computer, or Kindle, Instapaper makes it possible. By saving the current tab on your device to your Instapaper account, this extension eliminates the need for a bookmarklet. Unauthenticated users are directed to a login or signup page, after which they are redirected back to the original page, now saved in their Instapaper queue.

Stats date:
Version: 2.2.1 (Last updated: 2023-08-17)
Creation date: 2020-04-16
Manifest version: 3
  • storage
  • activeTab
  • contextMenus
Host permissions:
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 66.59K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Instapaper (v1.0.6)
4.46 (104) 11,141
Not available on Edge

Instapaper is a simple tool for saving web pages to read later on your iPhone, iPad, Android, computer, or Kindle.

This browser extension may be used in place of the bookmarklet to save articles directly into your Instapaper queue.

It works by saving the current tab to your Instapaper account . Users who aren't logged in will be taken to a login or signup page, after completing the process they will be redirected back to the original page with the original page saved in their queue.

User reviews
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  • Easy to bookmark with a single click
  • Nice aesthetic design
  • Instapaper app is appreciated
  • Does not work or often shows 'save failed'
  • Doesn't save image of specific websites
  • Doesn't remember font changes
  • Lack of support for issues
  • Does not work with Brave browser
  • Does not change color after clicking
Most mentioned
  • Extension does not work
  • Issues with saving
  • Support is unresponsive
  • Reinstalling or clearing cookies does not fix issues
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Risk impact

Instapaper is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Instapaper if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Instapaper has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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