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You need a Coil Membership to support web monetized sites and to access perks, such as exclusive videos on Cinnamon and ad-free browsing on Imgur.

You don't need a Coil Membership to web monetize your own content or to receive payments from Coil.


Your membership must be paid by card in US dollars. We accept most cards issued by the major credit card networks. We're working on offering you more payment options in the future.

New account

Follow these steps if you don't have a Coil account.

  1. Go to the Coil homepage and click Become a member.Click become a member
  2. Enter your email address and a password.

    You must choose a strong password with at least 8 characters. You'll receive a message if your password isn't strong enough. To estimate password strength, we look for common names, repeating and sequential characters (e.g., 1111, abcd), keyboard patterns (e.g, qwerty) and a few other things.

  3. Agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, then click Next.
  4. Enter the confirmation code sent to your email, then click Next.

    Enter verification code screen

  5. Enter your payment details or promo code, then click Start Coil membership.

    Enter payment details or promo code screen

  6. Install the Coil Extension.

Existing account

Follow these steps if you already have a free Coil account and want to sign up for a membership.

  1. Sign in to your Coil account. You're automatically taken to your Account dashboard.
  2. Click Membership.

    Membership dashboard

  3. If you have a promo code, enter it in the Redeem code section at the bottom. Otherwise, click Add payment method.
  4. Enter your payment details, then click Subscribe for $5/month.

  5. Install the Coil Extension.