How to configure, sign into, and use Slice’s Web Clipper

If you’re reading this, you probably just installed Slice’s web clipper from the Chrome Web Store and want to get it up and running ASAP. We understand, so let’s go!

Configuring Slice’s web clipper

Now that you’ve installed Slice’s web clipper, setting it up is a snap.

  • Find the extension toolbar in the upper-right corner of your Chrome browser.

  • Click on Google’s puzzle piece icon:

  • Locate “Slice Web Clipper” in the dropdown list and click the pin icon next to it.

  • You should now see the Slice icon on the extension toolbar.

Signing into Slice’s web clipper

Now that you’ve made the web clipper easy to access, you need to sign into the extension. Why? So that we can help you file clipped articles directly into your project binders.

  • In the extension toolbar, click the Slice icon:

  • Enter the same email address and password you used to create your account, then click the “Sign in” button.

Nice work! You just connected the web clipper extension to your Slice account.

Using Slice’s web clipper

After you sign in to the web clipper extension, you can clip articles directly into your project binders. When you find something useful while browsing:

  • Click the Slice icon in the extension toolbar.

  • Select the relevant project from your dropdown list and click the “Clip now” button.

When you return to Slice and open the project you selected in the dropdown list, you’ll find the clipped article in the Project Notes section of your project binder.

That’s it! Unless you sign out of Slice’s web clipper, we’ll keep you signed in so that you can capture those secondary sources quickly and easily.

Write on!

Photo by Matt Artz on Unsplash. Thanks, Matt!

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