Kobo will have to update its devices to support Pocket’s new login system

The new Kobo Elipsa 2E on a desk surrounded by papers.
The Kobo Elipsa 2E is the company’s largest e-book reader. It has some cool note-taking features, but this starting summer, it won’t work with Pocket anymore. | Image: Kobo

It looks like Kobo readers might not lose Pocket integration after all. Mozilla, the maker of Firefox and current owner of Pocket, originally said in a support document that Kobo’s Pocket integration would stop working entirely after August 15th, 2023, when Pocket will require Firefox accounts to log in. In separate statements to The Verge Mozilla and Kobo now say that existing users of the integration will not be affected, and that Kobo would update their devices to use the new logins.

The original announcement that Kobo’s Pocket integration would stop working was reported earlier this week by Goodereader.com and confirmed by The Verge.

Sarah Vasquez, a senior manager for communications at Mozilla, provided the following statement…

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