Browser Extensions


What Permissions does the Wakelet Browser Extension Require?

Permission Reason What browsers?
Read and change all your data on the websites you visit (Chrome) / Access all data for all websites & Access browser tabs (Firefox) / Webpage Contents & Browsing History (Safari)

We need this to put the 'W' button on Twitter & Reddit, and get the link when you click save.

 Chrome, Firefox, Safari
Replace the page you see when opening a new tab

We need this to give you the Wakelet New Tab page. This can be disabled.

Display notifications

We need this to send a notification to users who haven't used the extension in a while, reminding them that they can save links to Wakelet.

Manage your apps, extension and themes

We also need this to override the built-in New Tab page, and to gather information about the Wakelet extension (e.g. how many people are using it)

Communicate with cooperating native applications

We need this to make the 'W' button pop-up work, and to put the 'W' button on Twitter & Reddit



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