Installing the Edgar bookmarklet on an iOS or Android device

Can I use the Edgar Bookmarklet or Browser Extension on my mobile device?

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Installing the Bookmarklet on iOS

We recommend installing the Edgar bookmarklet on Safari from your Mac computer.  It will then sync to your iOS mobile device. 

Or, you can follow to direction below to install directly on your iOS mobile device.

First, open this page in Safari on your iOS device.

Make sure Javascript is enabled

  1. Go to your Settings and click on Safari

  2. Scroll down to Advanced

  3. Make sure Javascript is turned on

Add a temporary bookmark to Safari

  1. Go to any website of your choice, and save it as a Bookmark

  2. Edit the title and change it to Edgar to make it easy to find later on

Copy the bookmarklet javascript

From your iOS device, press and hold to select-all and copy the contents of the box below:


Edit your temporary bookmark

  1. Find your temporary bookmark and edit it

  2. Tap on the address and delete it

  3. Press and hold to paste the bookmarklet javascript

  4. Press Done on the keyboard, then press Done at the bottom of the Favorites menu.

Access your Edgar bookmark

  1. Go back to Safari

  2. Locate your bookmark and click on it

  3. You will be prompted to log into Edgar

  4. Log in

  5. Voila! You can now add content to Edgar from any website on your iOS device.

*Note: if you have followed the steps above, but you're only seeing a blank white box come up when you try to use your bookmarklet to add a post to Edgar on mobile, then follow these steps:

  1. On your iOS device, open Settings, tap Safari, and scroll down to Privacy & Security.

  2. For Block Cookies, make sure it is set to Allow from Websites I Visit, or Always Allow.

  3. Then scroll down and click Clear History and Website Data.

  4. Go back to Safari and reload the page you were on.  Try the bookmarklet again.

Installing the Browser Extension on Android

Chrome for Android Users

We recommend installing the Edgar bookmarklet on Chrome from a desktop or laptop computer and syncing your bookmarks to your mobile device. 

Then follow the directions here to use your Edgar bookmarklet: How to use bookmarklets in Chrome for mobile.

Android Default Browser Users

First, open this page in the browser on your Android mobile device. Then follow the steps below: 

  1. Open any webpage in your browser, and create a temporary bookmark, titling it Edgar

  2. Copy the javascript code in the box below.  Press and hold on your mobile device to select-all and copy.


  4. Edit your temporary bookmark

  • Find your temporary bookmark and edit it

  • Click on the address and delete it

  • Paste the bookmarklet javascript

  • Save


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