iOS app v2.0 RC 1 - Reduce steps reqd for Send To Pocket/Instapaper?

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I've been using iOS app v2.0 RC 1 and it's been very good - no stability issues. However I do have one suggestion: it currently takes 4 steps to send to Pocket/Instapaper (might be the same for Readability too, but I don't have an account to check)

1) Touch the gear
2) Touch "Send To"
3) Touch the service (Pocket/Instapaper)
4) Touch "Add to Read Later"

I save many articles for reading later when I'm offline and this seems a little excessive. Particularly the final step - which seems redundant to step 3.

Thanks for considering.
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Jeff Hammond

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Posted 6 years ago

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Jeremy Higgs

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Echoing the original poster, it seems a little clunky/excessive to take 4 taps to send an article to Instapaper. After tapping the "Instapaper" service in the sharing screen, is there a need to confirm that the user wants to send the article to Instapaper (I've already tapped 3 times! I'm pretty sure!), and then present them with a "success!" dialog that they need to dismiss?

How about:
1. Gear menu
2. Send to
3. Instapaper
4. (Visual feedback, something other than a modal dialog, that shows that it's been sent)

If there was a way to "favourite" the Instapaper service and move it to the top-level gear menu, even better!