Wikipedia

Wikipedia thumbnail

Developer Name

: Wikimedia Foundation

Update Date

: June 30, 2020

Apk Version

: v-2.7.50324-r-2020-06-29

Apk Category

: Books & Reference
4.6 ★ Rating
9 MB Size
50,000,000+ Installs

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

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Application Description

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 …

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/

Screenshots

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Rating Vs Rating Count

5 Star
492661
4 Star
75621
3 Star
26565
2 Star
9318
1 Star
28142

Latest in Wikipedia apk Version v-2.7.50324-r-2020-06-29

** - Moved user login and other options to the bottom bar in the main screen.
- Refreshed card design in the Explore feed.
- List of user contributions now accessible from Suggested Edits.

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How to install

1. After downloading the application file on your Android device, it might have a name like AHKEd...apk ( This is a security token )

2. Make sure to allow third party app installation by checking Unknown Sources option from either
Settings->Security or Settings->Application.

3. After that tap the apk file and click Install