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The best Wikipedia experience on your Mobile device. Ad-free and free of charge, forever. With the official Wikipedia app, you can search and explore 40 million+ articles in 300+ languages, no matter where you are.

== What people say about the app ==

“It works without mocking, mistakes, advertisements, all sorts of snaps, and that probably is the most important thing.” – Balan Radu

“Everything and more. Free, objective, impartial and neutral. What more could you want?” – Enzo Sinapsi

“It's an essential application for a person like me who is in an academic career.” – A Google User

“Wikipedia is a complete solution to all of your doubts. If you search anything on the Wikipedia it gives you accurate results about it.” – Debraj Bhattacharya

== Why you’ll love the this app ==

1. It’s free and open
Wikipedia is the encyclopedia that anyone can edit. Articles on Wikipedia are freely licensed and the app code is 100% open source. The heart and soul of Wikipedia is a community of people working to bring you unlimited access to free, reliable and neutral information.

2. No ads
Wikipedia is a place to learn, not a place for advertising. This app is made by the Wikimedia Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports and operates Wikipedia. We provide this service in the pursuit of open knowledge that’s always ad-free and never tracks your data.

3. Read in your language
Search 40 million articles in over 300 languages in the world’s largest source of information. Set your preferred languages in the app and easily switch between them when browsing or reading.

4. Use it offline
Save your favorite articles and read Wikipedia offline with “My lists“. Name lists as you like and collect articles across different languages. Saved articles and reading lists are synced across all your devices and are available even when you do not have internet connectivity.

5. Attention to detail and night mode
The app embraces Wikipedia’s simplicity and adds delight to it. A beautiful and distraction-free interface lets you focus on the essential: reading articles. With text size adjustment and themes in pure black, dark, sepia or light, you can choose the most pleasant reading experience for you.

== Broaden your horizon with these features ==

1. Customize your Explore feed
“Explore“ lets you see recommended Wikipedia content including current events, popular articles, captivating freely-licensed photos, events on this day in history, suggested articles based on your reading history, and more.

2. Find and search
Quickly find what you're looking for by searching within articles or with the search bar at the top of the app. You can even search using your favorite emojis or voice-enabled search.

== We’d love your feedback ==

1. To send feedback from the app:
In the menu, press "Settings", then "About the Wikipedia app", then "Send app feedback".

2. If you have experience with Java and the Android SDK, then we look forward to your contributions! More info: https://mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Apps/Team/Android/App_hacking

3. By using this app, you agree to the automatic transmission of crash reports to a third-party service provider. If you would like to disable this feature, press "Settings," then turn off "Send crash reports" under the Privacy section.

4. Explanation of permissions needed by the app: https://mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Apps/Android_FAQ#Security_and_Permissions

5. Privacy policy: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

6. Crash report third-party service provider’s privacy policy:
https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/privacystatement

7. Terms of Use: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Terms_of_Use

8. About the Wikimedia Foundation:
The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable nonprofit organization that supports and operates Wikipedia and the other Wiki projects. It is funded mainly through donations. For more information, please visit our website: https://wikimediafoundation.org/

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Version History

Launched Oct 29, 2013 (over 6 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.

May 19
2020
(Current)
Version Varies with device

- New type of suggested edits for logged-in users: tagging images on Commons.
- Improved offline access of saved reading lists.
- Optimized loading and presentation of articles.

Feb 06
2018
Version v.2018.02.07

- Improved performance of reading lists, especially with large amounts of articles.
- Numerous minor bug fixes.

Jan 05
2018
Version v.2018.01.06

- Fix display of math formulas.

Dec 14
2017
Version v.2017.12.15

- The Explore feed is now fully customizable! Enable or disable the types of cards you want to see, or rearrange the order in which they are shown.
- New and improved Randomizer: tap the Randomizer card in the Explore feed, and swipe through random article previews from Wikipedia.
- On This Day: the Explore feed now contains cards with historical events from the current day of the year.
- Black theme: perfect for AMOLED displays, this provides a fully black background throughout most of the app.

Dec 08
2017
Version v.2017.12.08

- The Explore feed is now fully customizable! Enable or disable the types of cards you want to see, or rearrange the order in which they are shown.
- New and improved Randomizer: tap the Randomizer card in the Explore feed, and swipe through random article previews from Wikipedia.
- On This Day: the Explore feed now contains cards with historical events from the current day of the year.
- Black theme: perfect for AMOLED displays, this provides a fully black background throughout most of the app.

Nov 05
2017
Version v.2017.11.06

- New: App Shortcuts ("Search", "Random", and "Continue reading"), and full support for Android Oreo.
- Improved speed of loading larger articles.
- Optionally dim images when using dark theme.
- Improved management of reading lists.
- Fixed several issues with language variants.
- Numerous additional bug fixes.

Aug 29
2017
Version v.2017.08.29

- Lazy-loading of images: when browsing articles, images will be loaded only when they are scrolled into view.
- Improvements and fixes for saving and managing offline reading list articles.
- The dark theme can now be enabled from the app settings, as well as from the article overflow menu.
- Improved dark mode color scheme.
- Minor design enhancements throughout.
- Numerous bug fixes.

Aug 20
2017
Version v.2017.08.21

- Lazy-loading of images: when browsing articles, images will be loaded only when they are scrolled into view.
- Improvements and fixes for saving and managing offline reading list articles.
- The dark theme can now be enabled from the app settings, as well as from the article overflow menu.
- Improved dark mode color scheme.
- Minor design enhancements throughout.
- Numerous bug fixes.

Jun 11
2017
Version v.2017.06.12

- Substantial improvements to the reading lists UI
- Multiple reading list articles can now be selected at once
- Individual reading list articles can now be toggled on/offline.
- Images are now cached for offline availability
- Random feed card now pulls a random article from the user's reading lists when offline
- Many other bug fixes and UI updates

Apr 24
2017
Version v.2017.04.24

- Substantial improvements to the reading lists UI
- Multiple reading list articles can now be selected at once
- Individual reading list articles can now be toggled on/offline.
- Images are now cached for offline availability
- Random feed card now pulls a random article from the user's reading lists when offline
- Many other bug fixes and UI updates

Mar 31
2017
Version v.2017.03.31

- Changing the wiki language now changes the app interface to that language
- Fixed sorting of reading lists, and other UI refinements
- Several crash and bug fixes

Feb 27
2017
Version v.2017.02.27

- Changing the wiki language now changes the app interface to that language
- Fixed sorting of reading lists,
and other UI refinements
- Several crash and bug fixes

Dec 15
2016
Version v.2016.12.15

- Full support for Android 7 (Nougat).
- Support for announcements in the Explore feed.
- Improved
system notifications for Wikipedia Zero.
- Home screen widgets are now resizable.
- Internal overhaul of
network functions for improved performance.
- Numerous fixes for bugs and crashes.

Dec 09
2016
Version v.2016.12.09

- Full support for Android 7 (Nougat).
- Support for announcements in the Explore feed.
- Improved
system notifications for Wikipedia Zero.
- Home screen widgets are now resizable.
- Internal overhaul of
network functions for improved performance.
- Numerous fixes for bugs and crashes.

Oct 17
2016
Version v.2016.10.17

- Article protection and user editing rights are now handled correctly on fresh login
- Add button to dismiss
all open article tabs
- Numerous design improvements to share-a-fact, and the Explore and article toolbars
-
Fixes for searching history and tap to toggle gallery image descriptions
- Several crash fixes

Sep 30
2016
Version v.2016.09.30

- Access your favorite features more easily with bottom navigation: quickly jump between the Explore feed, your
reading lists, your recently-viewed articles, and pages nearby you.
- When reading an article, the bottom toolbar
now provides access to the most popular actions (save to reading list, share, change language, find in page, and table
of contents).
- Reading lists and their contents are now searchable.
- Fixed dark theme in the main
screen.

Aug 19
2016
Version v.2016.08.19

- New button for direct access to open article tabs from the Explore feed
- Tabs button now shows number of
active tabs
- Cards dismissed from the Explore feed are now remembered between sessions
- Miscellaneous bug
fixes

Jul 28
2016
Version v.2016.07.28

- Introducing the Explore feed: a complete redesign to the app’s home screen. The feed offers personalized,
dynamic Wikipedia content for you to dive into, including current events, trending articles, reading suggestions, and
more.
- Voice-integrated search in the app.
- Miscellaneous bug and compatibility fixes.

Jul 25
2016
Version v.2016.06.09

* Reading Lists are now sortable by name or last-read.
* Added tip for how to remove articles from reading
lists.
* Minor UI tweak to search results.
* Added talk link to bottom of articles (will open in external
browser).
* Several miscellaneous crash fixes.

Jan 22
2016
Version v.2016.01.22

- Fix for issue preventing login.
- Introduced a toolbar under the lead image for quick access to share,
save, and navigate to the location of the article.
- Moved "similar pages" and "page issues" to the overflow
menu.
- Reduced memory usage and out-of-memory crashes.
- Several saved page status fixes.
- Thumbnail
icons for similar pages are fixed.
- Norwegian app language support is fixed.
- HTML tags are now stripped
from edit summaries.

Jan 18
2016
Version 2.1.137-r-2016-01-11

Dec 11
2015
Version 2.1.136-r-2015-12-09

Nov 17
2015
Version 2.1.134-r-2015-11-12

Official Wikipedia App for Android. Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 32 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled.

Features:
- Tabbed browsing: pressing-and-holding a link lets you open it in a new tab, allowing you to keep reading the current article without losing your place, and switch to the new tab when you're ready.
- Link previews: Tapping on a link shows a preview of the linked article, giving you a chance to get the gist of the link without losing your place in the article you're reading.
- Lead images: experience Wikipedia like never before with a prominent, contextually-relevant image and description at the top of articles
- Image gallery: tapping on an image shows you the image full-screen in high resolution, with options to swipe left/right for browsing additional images
- Descriptions from Wikidata: when searching, each search result now contains a quick description that helps to contextualize the result. These descriptions are also shown in other areas of the app, like Nearby
- Article suggestions: scroll to the bottom of an article to see suggestions about what you could read next
- Saved pages: save select pages for offline reading and browse them even when you don't have a data connection
- Nearby: learn more about what's around you by getting links to articles about things that are near your current location
- Language support: seamlessly switch to reading Wikipedia written in any language, either by changing the language of the current article, or changing your preferred search language while searching.
- Table of contents: swipe left on any article to bring up the table of contents, which lets you jump to article sections easily
- Wikipedia Zero: data charges waived for participating mobile operators

Send us your feedback about the app! In the menu, press "More", then "About the Wikipedia app", then "Send app feedback".

The code is 100% open source. If you have experience with Java and the Android SDK, then we look forward to your contributions! https://github.com/wikimedia/apps-android-wikipedia

By using this app, you agree to the automatic transmission of crash reports to a third-party service provider. If you would like to disable this feature, please press "Settings", then toggle off "Send crash reports" under the General section.


Privacy policy: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

Terms of Use: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Terms_of_Use

Oct 28
2015
Version 2.1.133-r-2015-10-26

Official Wikipedia App for Android. Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 32 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled.

Features:
- Tabbed browsing: pressing-and-holding a link lets you open it in a new tab, allowing you to keep reading the current article without losing your place, and switch to the new tab when you're ready.
- Link previews: Tapping on a link shows a preview of the linked article, giving you a chance to get the gist of the link without losing your place in the article you're reading.
- Lead images: experience Wikipedia like never before with a prominent, contextually-relevant image and description at the top of articles
- Image gallery: tapping on an image shows you the image full-screen in high resolution, with options to swipe left/right for browsing additional images
- Descriptions from Wikidata: when searching, each search result now contains a quick description that helps to contextualize the result. These descriptions are also shown in other areas of the app, like Nearby
- Article suggestions: scroll to the bottom of an article to see suggestions about what you could read next
- Saved pages: save select pages for offline reading and browse them even when you don't have a data connection
- Nearby: learn more about what's around you by getting links to articles about things that are near your current location
- Language support: seamlessly switch to reading Wikipedia written in any language, either by changing the language of the current article, or changing your preferred search language while searching.
- Table of contents: swipe left on any article to bring up the table of contents, which lets you jump to article sections easily
- Wikipedia Zero: data charges waived for participating mobile operators

Send us your feedback about the app! In the menu, press "More", then "About the Wikipedia app", then "Send app feedback".

The code is 100% open source. If you have experience with Java and the Android SDK, then we look forward to your contributions! https://github.com/wikimedia/apps-android-wikipedia

By using this app, you agree to the automatic transmission of crash reports to a third-party service provider. If you would like to disable this feature, please press "Settings", then toggle off "Send crash reports" under the General section.


Privacy policy: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

Terms of Use: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Terms_of_Use

Sep 23
2015
Version 2.0.111-r-2015-09-16

Official Wikipedia App for Android. Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 32 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled.

Features:
- Tabbed browsing: pressing-and-holding a link lets you open it in a new tab, allowing you to keep reading the current article without losing your place, and switch to the new tab when you're ready.
- Link previews: Tapping on a link shows a preview of the linked article, giving you a chance to get the gist of the link without losing your place in the article you're reading.
- Lead images: experience Wikipedia like never before with a prominent, contextually-relevant image and description at the top of articles
- Image gallery: tapping on an image shows you the image full-screen in high resolution, with options to swipe left/right for browsing additional images
- Descriptions from Wikidata: when searching, each search result now contains a quick description that helps to contextualize the result. These descriptions are also shown in other areas of the app, like Nearby
- Article suggestions: scroll to the bottom of an article to see suggestions about what you could read next
- Saved pages: save select pages for offline reading and browse them even when you don't have a data connection
- Nearby: learn more about what's around you by getting links to articles about things that are near your current location
- Language support: seamlessly switch to reading Wikipedia written in any language, either by changing the language of the current article, or changing your preferred search language while searching.
- Table of contents: swipe left on any article to bring up the table of contents, which lets you jump to article sections easily
- Wikipedia Zero: data charges waived for participating mobile operators

Send us your feedback about the app! In the menu, press "More", then "About the Wikipedia app", then "Send app feedback".

The code is 100% open source. If you have experience with Java and the Android SDK, then we look forward to your contributions! https://github.com/wikimedia/apps-android-wikipedia

Privacy policy: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

Terms of Use: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Terms_of_Use

Sep 10
2015
Version 2.0.110-r-2015-08-31

Official Wikipedia App for Android. Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 32 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled.

Features:
- Tabbed browsing: pressing-and-holding a link lets you open it in a new tab, allowing you to keep reading the current article without losing your place, and switch to the new tab when you're ready.
- Link previews: Tapping on a link shows a preview of the linked article, giving you a chance to get the gist of the link without losing your place in the article you're reading.
- Lead images: experience Wikipedia like never before with a prominent, contextually-relevant image and description at the top of articles
- Image gallery: tapping on an image shows you the image full-screen in high resolution, with options to swipe left/right for browsing additional images
- Descriptions from Wikidata: when searching, each search result now contains a quick description that helps to contextualize the result. These descriptions are also shown in other areas of the app, like Nearby
- Article suggestions: scroll to the bottom of an article to see suggestions about what you could read next
- Saved pages: save select pages for offline reading and browse them even when you don't have a data connection
- Nearby: learn more about what's around you by getting links to articles about things that are near your current location
- Language support: seamlessly switch to reading Wikipedia written in any language, either by changing the language of the current article, or changing your preferred search language while searching.
- Table of contents: swipe left on any article to bring up the table of contents, which lets you jump to article sections easily
- Wikipedia Zero: data charges waived for participating mobile operators

Send us your feedback about the app! In the menu, press "More", then "About the Wikipedia app", then "Send app feedback".

The code is 100% open source. If you have experience with Java and the Android SDK, then we look forward to your contributions! https://github.com/wikimedia/apps-android-wikipedia

Privacy policy: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

Terms of Use: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Terms_of_Use

Aug 11
2015
Version v.2.0.108

* Tabbed browsing: press-and-hold a link to open it in a new tab! Also works in Search results, Nearby results,
"Similar Pages" links, and "Read More" links.
* Language selection from the Search bar! While searching, there is
now a button for quickly changing the search language.
* The table-of-contents button is now in the bottom-right
corner, and automatically hides and reappears based on your scrolling through the article.
* Many more design
improvements, bug fixes, and localization updates.

Aug 10
2015
Version 2.0.108-r-2015-08-04

Official Wikipedia App for Android. Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 32 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled.

Features:
- Tabbed browsing: pressing-and-holding a link lets you open it in a new tab, allowing you to keep reading the current article without losing your place, and switch to the new tab when you're ready.
- Lead images: experience Wikipedia like never before with a prominent, contextually-relevant image and description at the top of articles
- Image gallery: tapping on an image shows you the image full-screen in high resolution, with options to swipe left/right for browsing additional images
- Descriptions from Wikidata: when searching, each search result now contains a quick description that helps to contextualize the result. These descriptions are also shown in other areas of the app, like Nearby
- Article suggestions: scroll to the bottom of an article to see suggestions about what you could read next
- Saved pages: save select pages for offline reading and browse them even when you don't have a data connection
- Nearby: learn more about what's around you by getting links to articles about things that are near your current location
- Language support: seamlessly switch to reading Wikipedia written in any language, either by changing the language of the current article, or changing your preferred search language while searching.
- Table of contents: swipe left on any article to bring up the table of contents, which lets you jump to article sections easily
- Wikipedia Zero: data charges waived for participating mobile operators

Send us your feedback about the app! In the menu, press "More", then "About the Wikipedia app", then "Send app feedback".

The code is 100% open source. If you have experience with Java and the Android SDK, then we look forward to your contributions! https://github.com/wikimedia/apps-android-wikipedia

Privacy policy: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

Terms of Use: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Terms_of_Use

Jul 08
2015
Version 2.0.105-r-2015-06-30

Official Wikipedia App for Android. Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 32 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled.

Features:
- Lead images: experience Wikipedia like never before with a prominent, contextually-relevant image and description at the top of articles
- Image gallery: tapping on an image shows you the image full-screen in high resolution, with options to swipe left/right for browsing additional images
- Descriptions from Wikidata: when searching, each search result now contains a quick description that helps to contextualize the result. These descriptions are also shown in other areas of the app, like Nearby
- Article suggestions: scroll to the bottom of an article to see suggestions about what you could read next
- Saved pages: save select pages for offline reading and browse them even when you don't have a data connection
- Nearby: learn more about what's around you by getting links to articles about things that are near your current location
- Language support: seamlessly switch to reading Wikipedia written in any language
- Table of contents: swipe left on any article to bring up the table of contents, which lets you jump to article sections easily
- Wikipedia Zero: data charges waived for participating mobile operators

Send us your feedback about the app! In the menu, press "More", then "About the Wikipedia app", then "Send app feedback".

The code is 100% open source. If you have experience with Java and the Android SDK, then we look forward to your contributions! https://github.com/wikimedia/apps-android-wikipedia

Privacy policy: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

Terms of Use: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Terms_of_Use

Jul 07
2015
Version 2.0.102-r-2015-05-14

Official Wikipedia App for Android. Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 32 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled.

Features:
- Lead images: experience Wikipedia like never before with a prominent, contextually-relevant image and description at the top of articles
- Image gallery: tapping on an image shows you the image full-screen in high resolution, with options to swipe left/right for browsing additional images
- Descriptions from Wikidata: when searching, each search result now contains a quick description that helps to contextualize the result. These descriptions are also shown in other areas of the app, like Nearby
- Article suggestions: scroll to the bottom of an article to see suggestions about what you could read next
- Saved pages: save select pages for offline reading and browse them even when you don't have a data connection
- Nearby: learn more about what's around you by getting links to articles about things that are near your current location
- Language support: seamlessly switch to reading Wikipedia written in any language
- Table of contents: swipe left on any article to bring up the table of contents, which lets you jump to article sections easily
- Wikipedia Zero: data charges waived for participating mobile operators

Send us your feedback about the app! In the menu, press "More", then "About the Wikipedia app", then "Send app feedback".

The code is 100% open source. If you have experience with Java and the Android SDK, then we look forward to your contributions! https://github.com/wikimedia/apps-android-wikipedia

Privacy policy: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

Terms of Use: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Terms_of_Use

May 24
2015
Version v.2.0.102

* Handle image map links in-app
* Make sure Share A Fact button works on all devices
* Fix sharing of
images to Facebook app
* Increase "tap to expand" click area
* Remove "read next" prototype
* Fix text
directionality consistency in Nearby
* Show "Read in other languages" only if article exists in other languages
* Fix language picker word wrap
* Add upside-down mode for newer devices
* Hide caption on "tap to expand"
table when open

May 23
2015
Version 2.0-r-2015-04-23

Official Wikipedia App for Android. Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 32 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled.

Features:
- Lead images: experience Wikipedia like never before with a prominent, contextually-relevant image and description at the top of articles
- Image gallery: tapping on an image shows you the image full-screen in high resolution, with options to swipe left/right for browsing additional images
- Descriptions from Wikidata: when searching, each search result now contains a quick description that helps to contextualize the result. These descriptions are also shown in other areas of the app, like Nearby
- Article suggestions: scroll to the bottom of an article to see suggestions about what you could read next
- Saved pages: save select pages for offline reading and browse them even when you don't have a data connection
- Nearby: learn more about what's around you by getting links to articles about things that are near your current location
- Language support: seamlessly switch to reading Wikipedia written in any language
- Table of contents: swipe left on any article to bring up the table of contents, which lets you jump to article sections easily
- Wikipedia Zero: data charges waived for participating mobile operators

Send us your feedback about the app! In the menu, press "More", then "About the Wikipedia app", then "Send app feedback".

The code is 100% open source. If you have experience with Java and the Android SDK, then we look forward to your contributions! https://github.com/wikimedia/apps-android-wikipedia

Privacy policy: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

Terms of Use: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Terms_of_Use

Apr 29
2015
Version 2.0-r-2015-03-23

Official Wikipedia App for Android. Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 32 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled.

Features:
- Lead images: experience Wikipedia like never before with a prominent, contextually-relevant image and description at the top of articles
- Image gallery: tapping on an image shows you the image full-screen in high resolution, with options to swipe left/right for browsing additional images
- Descriptions from Wikidata: when searching, each search result now contains a quick description that helps to contextualize the result. These descriptions are also shown in other areas of the app, like Nearby
- Article suggestions: scroll to the bottom of an article to see suggestions about what you could read next
- Saved pages: save select pages for offline reading and browse them even when you don't have a data connection
- Nearby: learn more about what's around you by getting links to articles about things that are near your current location
- Language support: seamlessly switch to reading Wikipedia written in any language
- Table of contents: swipe left on any article to bring up the table of contents, which lets you jump to article sections easily
- Wikipedia Zero: data charges waived for participating mobile operators

Send us your feedback about the app! In the menu, press "More", then "About the Wikipedia app", then "Send app feedback".

The code is 100% open source. If you have experience with Java and the Android SDK, then we look forward to your contributions! https://github.com/wikimedia/apps-android-wikipedia

Privacy policy: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

Terms of Use: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Terms_of_Use

Jan 15
2015
Version 2.0-r-2015-01-15

Official Wikipedia App for Android. Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 32 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled.

Features:
- Lead images: experience Wikipedia like never before with a prominent, contextually-relevant image and description at the top of articles
- Image gallery: tapping on an image shows you the image full-screen in high resolution, with options to swipe left/right for browsing additional images
- Descriptions from Wikidata: when searching, each search result now contains a quick description that helps to contextualize the result. These descriptions are also shown in other areas of the app, like Nearby
- Article suggestions: scroll to the bottom of an article to see suggestions about what you could read next
- Saved pages: save select pages for offline reading and browse them even when you don't have a data connection
- Nearby: learn more about what's around you by getting links to articles about things that are near your current location
- Language support: seamlessly switch to reading Wikipedia written in any language
- Table of contents: swipe left on any article to bring up the table of contents, which lets you jump to article sections easily
- Wikipedia Zero: data charges waived for participating mobile operators

Send us your feedback about the app! In the menu, press "More", then "About the Wikipedia app", then "Send app feedback".

The code is 100% open source. If you have experience with Java and the Android SDK, then we look forward to your contributions! https://github.com/wikimedia/apps-android-wikipedia

Privacy policy: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

Terms of Use: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Terms_of_Use

Dec 01
2014
Version 2.0-r-2014-12-01

Official Wikipedia App for Android. Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 32 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled. The app has been rewritten from scratch and is better than ever before.

Features:
- Speed: Our new, native app allows you to browse and edit Wikipedia faster than ever before.
- Editing: You can edit Wikipedia! Logged in or logged out, we thank you for all your contributions.
- Recent pages: We provide you with your reading history, so you can tap as many links as you like without ever getting lost.
- Saved pages: You can save select pages for offline reading and browse them even when you don't have a data connection.
- Nearby: Learn more about what's around you by getting links to articles about things that are near your current location.
- Share: Use your existing social networking apps to share in the sum of all human knowledge.
- Language support: The app allows you to seamlessly switch to reading Wikipedia written in any language.
- Table of contents: Jump to article sections with the Table of contents button (three horizontal lines button)
- Wikipedia Zero: Data charges waived for participating mobile operators.


Send us your feedback about the app! In the menu, press "More", then "About the Wikipedia app", then "Send app feedback".


The code is 100% open source. If you have experience with Java and the Android SDK, then we look forward to your pull requests! https://github.com/wikimedia/apps-android-wikipedia


Privacy policy: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy


Terms of Use: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Terms_of_Use

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