Wikipedia QSB

Wikipedia QSB


Search an article on Wikipedia directly from the Quick Search Box (Google search widget).
Tapping on a suggestion sends you to the article on Wikipedia's mobile website.
Three languages are available: English, French and German.

Image previews of the articles are displayed when available. If the search is not responsive you may need to update the Google Search App.

You have to enable this app first: tap the widget, then Menu > Search settings > Searchable items and check "Wikipedia" and/or "French Wiki" and/or "German Wiki".

You can also create a shortcut to a Search Bar that searches only Wikipedia:
*for Android 3+, add the Widget called "Wikipedia QSB" to your home screen;
*for older versions, long press the home screen, then Shortcuts > Wikipedia QSB.

Internet permission is for collecting search suggestions from Wikipedia.

This is an open source software.

Recent changes:
version 2.0.1:
* Fixed a bug which prevented Chrome to open some articles.
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4.0
User ratings
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File size
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About Wikipedia QSB
Search an article on Wikipedia directly from the Quick Search Box (Google search widget).
Tapping on a suggestion sends you to the article on Wikipedia's mobile website.
Three languages are available: English, French and German.

Image previews of the articles are displayed when available. If the search is not responsive you may need to update the Google Search App.

You have to enable this app first: tap the widget, then Menu > Search settings > Searchable items and check "Wikipedia" and/or "French Wiki" and/or "German Wiki".

You can also create a shortcut to a Search Bar that searches only Wikipedia:
*for Android 3+, add the Widget called "Wikipedia QSB" to your home screen;
*for older versions, long press the home screen, then Shortcuts > Wikipedia QSB.

Internet permission is for collecting search suggestions from Wikipedia.

This is an open source software.

Recent changes:
version 2.0.1:
* Fixed a bug which prevented Chrome to open some articles.

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A Google User
Jul 17, 2014
WTF No open icon, also cannot find it on my phone. What's it supposed to do. UNINSTALLING immediately.
A Google User
Feb 20, 2014
Quick learning 1St option
A Google User
Feb 19, 2014
Poor app Very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very poor app. Please don't download it.
A Google User
Feb 16, 2014
Brilliant app No1 app
A Google User
Jan 31, 2014
update sucks ok with update the QSB is now a shortcut. the reviewer below just needs to add the shortcut!