The biggest reference work in the palm of your hand

January 20, 2023
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How many times have we had a question and wished we had Wikipedia at hand to answer it? Well, now it is possible with Wikipedia Mobile.

With this official application for Wikipedia for Android, with the seal of quality of the Wikimedia Foundation, we can have, at any time and place, all the content of the largest reference work ever known.

The great online encyclopedia, on your mobile

The version provided by the application is for reading only, without the possibility of editing articles, but in any case, it is still an attractive complement for your smartphone. No more awkward moments of discomfort in the face of ignorance:

  • It allows you to browse more than 40 million articles in more than 300 languages.
  • Full-screen searches are possible.
  • Preferred languages can be set and easily changed while reading.
  • If you save an article in My Lists, you can access it later, even without Internet access.
  • The interface avoids distractions while reading.
  • You can choose between black, dark, sepia, or light modes.
  • The Explore channel allows you to view recommended content such as news, featured articles, or historical events of the day.
  • Option to share articles.

What's new in the latest version

  • Minor bug fixes.

Requirements and additional information:

  • Minimum operating system requirements: Android 4.4.
Lauriane Guilloux

Hi, I’m Lauriane Guilloux. I grew up surrounded by gadgets and technology and everyone who knows me assumes that it will always be one of my greatest interests. I’ve evolved hand-in-hand with PCs, laptops, video gaming consoles, smartphones,...

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