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Wikipedia

Wikipedia

Wikimedia Foundation

The official app for Wikipedia, the world’s largest source of information.

4.3
650K+ Reviews 10M+
Free
10MB
  • Editor's Choice
  • Free
  • Feature Rich
4.3
650.0K+ Ratings
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Editor’s Review

  1. Over 39,000,000 articles in almost 300 languages free for reading anytime, even offline
  2. Wiki around you! Tap points on interactive maps to see articles related to your current or nearby locations
  3. Customize it: choose from Light, Dark, or Black themes for comfortable day and night reading

Reviewed by Laura S on January 25, 2018

Review Highlights

  • useful

    in 3,095 reviews

    Fast, useful, simple... What more do you want. Never failed me as far as functionality

  • informative

    in 509 reviews

    It's easy to use, informative, nice user interface, very useful and it's in offline.

  • easy to use

    in 488 reviews

    Wikipedia has produced a great easy-to-use app for quick subject info at your fingertips

  • offline reading

    in 124 reviews

    Accessing the Wikipedia site is easier and so handy to save entries for offline reading

  • source of knowledge

    in 85 reviews

    Overall, Wikipedia is the greatest source of knowledge and informations. Love it!!!

  • good information

    in 74 reviews

    It keeps a lot of good information. It is easy to use as we can save it offline

App Description

Google Play

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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