Follow the steps on this page if you don't have a Coil account. These steps walk you through signing up for a Coil Membership, then linking Imgur to your Coil account.
If you do have a Coil account, go to the Existing 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.
Sign up for Imgur Emerald
- Create an account with Imgur or sign in to your existing Imgur account.
- Go to Imgur Emerald and click Get Coil for $5/mo.
- Enter an email address and password to create your Coil account. You can use a different email address from your Imgur email.
- Enter the verification code sent to your email, then click Next.
The Payment Details screen appears.
- If you have a promo code:
- Click Have a promo code? ❗Don't enter your billing details.❗
- Enter the code, then click Start Coil membership...
- If you don't have a promo code, enter your billing details, then click Start Coil membership for $5/month.
- Click Authorize app.
The Coil sign up window disappears and the Imgur page refreshes.
- Click Start ad-free browsing.
- Install the Coil Extension.