Wikipedia

Wikipedia


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 Nearby results, Read More suggestions, and disambiguation links.
- Article suggestions: scroll to the bottom of an article to see suggestions about what you could read next
- Speed: Our native app is the fastest way to use Wikipedia on your mobile device
- Editing: You can edit Wikipedia! Logged in or logged out, we thank you for all your contributions.
- 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.
- Language support: The app allows you to 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 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

Recent changes:
- Lead images: experience Wikipedia like never before with a prominent, contextually-relevant image and description at the top of articles
- Image gallery: tap on images to view them full-screen. Swipe left or right to browse other images within the article
- Read more: suggestions for further reading at the bottom of articles
- Search improvements: search results now have quick descriptions below them. There is also a history of your searches when the search box is empty
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4.4
User ratings
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10,000,000+
Concerns
1
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About Wikipedia
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 Nearby results, Read More suggestions, and disambiguation links.
- Article suggestions: scroll to the bottom of an article to see suggestions about what you could read next
- Speed: Our native app is the fastest way to use Wikipedia on your mobile device
- Editing: You can edit Wikipedia! Logged in or logged out, we thank you for all your contributions.
- 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.
- Language support: The app allows you to 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 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

Recent changes:
- Lead images: experience Wikipedia like never before with a prominent, contextually-relevant image and description at the top of articles
- Image gallery: tap on images to view them full-screen. Swipe left or right to browse other images within the article
- Read more: suggestions for further reading at the bottom of articles
- Search improvements: search results now have quick descriptions below them. There is also a history of your searches when the search box is empty

User reviews of Wikipedia
Very nice app. Gives a detailed description of the searched item.
Dec 8, 2013
Jun 4, 2013
Applicazione ufficiale di Wikipedia per Android
Jun 29, 2012
Today's Featured Article' and 'In the News'now update each day, so I'm a happy camper :)
Jan 27, 2012
Been waiting for the official app to hit the market. Smooth and Desktop like expereince. Not currently supporting App2Sd though, GS2.
Jan 21, 2012
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Thursday 9:16 AM
Great
A Google User
Thursday 7:05 AM
No value added Prefer the browser view which is more powerful. Having the app too means you have to keep choosing so I deinstalled.
A Google User
Thursday 7:02 AM
100% beest
A Google User
Thursday 5:19 AM
Resourceful Very helpful when searching some information through my phone. Plus, I can save the pages so that I can read them when I'm offline. Kinda like the new style and feature
A Google User
Thursday 3:46 AM
Goooooodddd