Official Wikipedia app for Android.
- Current Version: Varies with device
- Updated: February 7, 2018
- Requires Android: Varies with device
- Installs: 10,000,000 - 50,000,000
The official Wikipedia Android app is designed to help you find, discover, and explore knowledge on Wikipedia. Settle a bet with a friend by doing a quick search through the app, or dive into featured articles, images, recommended articles, and more using the Explore feed. With more than 39 million articles in nearly 300 languages, your favorite free online encyclopedia is now at your fingertips.
Explore feed: Recommended and constantly-updating Wikipedia content right on the home screen, including current events, trending articles, events on this day in history, suggested reading, and more. The feed is fully customizable â you can select the types of content you want to see, or rearrange the order in which different types of content appear.
Color themes: With a choice of Light, Dark, and Black themes, as well as text size adjustment, you can customize the app for the most comfortable reading experience.
Voice-integrated search: Easily find what youâre looking for with a prominent search bar at the top of the app, including voice-enabled search on your device.
Nearby: Learn more about whatâs around you by selecting points on an interactive map to see articles related to your current and nearby location.
Language support: Seamlessly switch to reading any language-supported Wikipedia, either by changing the language of the current article, or changing your preferred search language while searching.
Link previews: Tap on an article to preview it, without losing your place in what youâre currently reading. Press and hold a link to 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.
Table of contents: swipe left on any article to bring up the table of contents, which lets you jump to article sections easily.
Reading lists: Organize the articles you browse into reading lists, which you can access even when you're offline. Create as many lists as you like, give them custom names and descriptions, and populate them with articles from any language wiki.
Image gallery: Tap on an image to view the image full-screen in high resolution, with options to swipe for browsing additional images.
Definitions from Wiktionary: Tap-and-hold to highlight a word, then tap the "Define" button to see a definition of the word from Wiktionary.
Wikipedia Zero: Access Wikipedia for Android free of data charges for participating mobile operators.
Send us your feedback about the app! In the menu, press "Settings", 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.
Explanation of permissions needed by the app: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Apps/Android_FAQ#Security_and_Permissions
About the Wikimedia Foundation
The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia projects. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable organization funded mainly through donations. For more information, please visit our website: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Home.
Wilson Brenna Published date: February 13, 2018
I previously commented on sluggish performance for large reading lists. The latest update totally fixed that issue, thanks! Excellent app. Full Review
Xishan Khan Published date: February 8, 2018
The share menu on long press on links don't show up text in dark and black themes. Just white rectangle shows up. Please correct it. Full Review
Laurie Published date: February 19, 2018
Not good for the needs of a Wikipedia Editor. Needs an option for Visual Edit Interface. Other features are great like suggestions and the history of Articles Viewed. Full Review
Furquan Ahmad Published date: February 21, 2018
No ads, no microtransaction bs, the best Wikipedia client you're ever gonna get. Full Review
rida neggaz Published date: February 21, 2018
Very Good and useful app, needs only sync functionality when the user is logged in Full Review
Harshit Yadav Published date: February 14, 2018
This app is worst when I search something on Google ,there is a Wikipedia result but when I search that thing on this app it shows no results Full Review
Le Bon Published date: February 15, 2018
What's taking too long for pages to save?!!! Full Review
Published date: February 7, 2018
It's a good app. I like how I can customize inside the app. Full Review
UGWU NZUBECHUKWU Published date: February 10, 2018
A wonderful app, loved by me and myself Full Review
Senpai Life-loli-loli Hunter Published date: February 19, 2018
Thank you play store for sharing a useless app that shows un relevant things Full Review
Published date: February 22, 2018
It is good app but it is not available in other languages like Hindi . So plse add some more languages in Wikipedia so that it will be more easier ð Full Review
Farhan Anwar Published date: February 13, 2018
Best in the world It is the best dictionary app Full Review
Samuel Wong Published date: February 8, 2018
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Rafid Bin Published date: February 8, 2018
Totallay foul app need to improve a lot of thinks.. Full Review
KOUSHIK SAMANTA Published date: February 7, 2018
It's most useful app in play store. Full Review
Mohammad Arif Published date: February 19, 2018
Good app nice information ð Full Review
Nick Published date: February 11, 2018
4/5 because bookmarks don't sync between devices. Full Review
Matt Jans Published date: February 9, 2018
Can't tell if I can access talk pages and edit pages on this. Looks great for a way to access published pages, though. Full Review
falcon king Published date: February 11, 2018
I'd like to be able to synchronize my watchlists between devices on the same account. Otherwise the app is good. Full Review
amy pat Published date: February 14, 2018
Installed before 3min, I like 'near by ' tool , what book about this android asking aah Full Review
Mukesh Technology World Published date: February 8, 2018
Really this is a very helpful app for studying... Full Review
Aakash Ravichand Published date: February 18, 2018
I was interested in science, medicine, history and this app helps me a lot.. really thankful to Wikipedia Full Review
Coire Jones Published date: February 15, 2018
Hundreds of my saved articles are all gone with the update. Thanks Full Review
Bhula de Darr kuch alag kar Be Fearless Published date: February 9, 2018
It is very easier from searching from google Full Review
Published date: February 16, 2018
Love this app! So much more information than an ordinary encyclopedia with far more topics. Full Review
sameer jena Published date: February 11, 2018
It is a very use full app for every reader Full Review
Amarjeet Singh Published date: February 18, 2018
Mindblowing..... This app is vry informative... And always shows results which are up to the MarK... Good work.. ððð Full Review
Bansidhar Sahu Published date: February 10, 2018
Very nice information that I can see Full Review
arjang ap Published date: February 11, 2018
it was good,but new update made it slow! Full Review
Mohit Kumar Published date: February 20, 2018
The voice reading (speech) feature for the app will make it perfect. Full Review
parthee hot Published date: February 19, 2018
Innum use pannala Panna sollra Full Review
Published date: February 19, 2018
Best app available in Google Play Full Review
Musical Echo Published date: February 11, 2018
Every time says "you are offline" Full Review
Srikanth K Published date: February 15, 2018
It is an excellent app upload all new matters as per as possible Full Review
Monu Singh Published date: February 7, 2018
Nice knowledge full app Full Review
Muhammad Hussain Published date: February 20, 2018
I adore it, hey don't delay just download it. Full Review
Ammar Saif Published date: February 7, 2018
one of the best informative app ever found on google store Full Review
nabeel khan Published date: February 22, 2018
This is the bestttttttttt app Full Review
Guy Nahum Published date: February 8, 2018
Missing auto language detection in the search bar for quick search. Full Review
Published date: February 12, 2018
It's fab. Full Review