Instapaper is, just like LaterThis, a great tool for saving links for later. Instapaper also has great support in other applications like Tweetie for iPhone and several different RSS readers. I have been using Instapaper myself alongside with LaterThis for the last weeks. It works ok, but it’s hard to remember which service I used to save the link. So I decided to integrate Instapaper with LaterThis.
Now you can save a link to Instapaper and it will show up automatically as an unread link in your LaterThis account. Here’s what you need to do to make it work:
- Login to Instapaper.
- Look for the RSS-link in the right column and copy it.
- Got to LaterThis, login and click settings in the upper right corner.
- Paste the link in the field Instapaper RSS. The link should look something like this http://www.instapaper.com/rss/16696/5T89odbVCmuZjmlqa75uCLNE
- Save you changes and wait 15-30 minutes.
When you’re done all the unread links you have in Instapaper will show up in your LaterThis account within 15 to 30 minutes. Everytime you save a new link to Instapaper it will get synched to LaterThis within 15 to 30 minutes.
Note 1: If you delete a link in LaterThis that has been imported from Instapaper, it will be synched back to LaterThis if it’s still unread in Instapaper.
Note 2: Marking a link as read in LaterThis will not mark it as read in Instapaper.