Link Emerald to an Existing Coil Account

Overview

Follow the steps on this page if you have a Coil account. These steps will help you link Imgur to your Coil account.

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If you don't have a Coil account, go to the New Coil Account page.

Before you begin

To browse Imgur ad-free, you need either an Imgur account or the Coil Extension. However, we recommend you have both. Details about this recommendation are covered in the Imgur Emerald FAQ.

Coil account with a Membership

Follow these steps if you already have a Coil account and are paying for a membership.

  1. Sign in to your Coil account.
  2. Create an account with Imgur or sign in to your existing Imgur account.
  3. Go to Imgur Emerald.
  4. Click Connect your Coil and Imgur accounts.

    Connect your Coil and Imgur accounts button

  5. Click Authorize app.

    Authorize Imgur to connect to Coil

    The Coil authorization window closes and the Imgur page refreshes.
  6. Click Start ad-free browsing.

    Start ad-free browsing button on Imgur site

  7. If you have a promo code, enter it in the Membership section of your Coil Settings dashboard.
  8. Install the Coil Extension.

Coil account without a Membership

Follow these steps if you already have a Coil account but are not yet paying for a membership. You must have a Coil Membership to join Imgur Emerald.

  1. Sign in to your Coil account.
  2. Create an account with Imgur or sign in to your existing Imgur account.
  3. Go to Imgur Emerald and click Get Coil for $5/mo.

    Get Coil button

    The Payment Details screen appears.

    Enter payment details or promo code screen

  4. If you have a promo code:
    1. Click Have a promo code? ❗Don't enter your billing details.❗
    2. Enter the code, then click Start Coil membership...Promo code applied, Start Coil button active
  5. If you don't have a promo code, enter your billing details, then click Start Coil membership for $5/month.
  6. Click Authorize app.

    Authorize Imgur to connect to Coil

    The Coil window disappears and the Imgur page refreshes.

  7. Click Start ad-free browsing.

    Start ad-free browsing button on Imgur site

  8. Install the Coil Extension.