Description

Explore your world, find a quick fact, or dive down a Wikipedia rabbit hole with the official Wikipedia app for iOS. With more than 40 million articles across nearly 300 languages, your favorite free online encyclopedia is at your fingertips.

App features:

Night reading - Appearance controls let you read Wikipedia in comfort, with dark mode, text size control and image dimming to customize how you read.

Places - Find Wikipedia articles about places next door or across the globe, with a map and location based search experience. On a trip or your daily commute, with Places it’s easy to learn more about the world around you.

Explore feed - Discover the depths of Wikipedia through your explore feed, which surfaces Wikipedia articles and captivating freely-licensed photos. It includes a diverse array of interesting content, including:

- recommended articles based on what you’ve already read
- featured articles hand-picked by the Wikipedia community
- daily top read articles
- picture of the day
- events on this day in history
- random articles
- nearby landmarks

Find and search - Easily find what you’re looking for by searching within articles or using Spotlight. You can even search with your favorite emojis!

Quick access - Add Wikipedia to your device's Today screen to pick up exactly where you stopped reading your last article, or see the top-read articles and trends of the day.

Easy touch navigation, including 3D touch - Multi-touch gestures like swipe, tap, and 3D Touch features complete essential tasks more quickly and simply.

Save articles - Save articles for reading later, even when you’re offline. Search and sort Saved articles, and organize them into folders. Log in to sync your Reading Lists across the your mobile devices.

Multilingual support - Search for and read Wikipedia articles written in any Wikipedia-supported language — there are nearly 300!

Share - Easily share articles, images, and facts from Wikipedia on social media or by email. Or use Handoff to continue reading articles across your iOS devices.

Want to know more behind the scenes of the Wikipedia mobile app for iOS? Check out these resources:

To send feedback, from the app tap:
Settings Gear > Send app feedback

Contribute to our app localizations:
https://translatewiki.net/wiki/Translating:WikimediaMobile

Code at GitHub open source repository:
https://github.com/wikimedia/apps-ios-wikipedia

About the Wikimedia Foundation
The Wikimedia Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports and operates 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.

What’s New

Version 6.3.0

Major update with lots of fixes and improvements:
- Reading list syncing fixes! If you've recently had problems with your Reading lists, please update to this version, then pull to refresh. If you continue to experience problems, please go to settings and Report an issue -- it really helps.
- Fix issues with currently reading article not reopening after app background. Now when you return to the article it will still be there!
- Easy support for adding media from Wikimedia Commons in editing mode. Press the media button and easily select images to add.
- Easier link insertion and updating when editing.
- Join the conversation with support for User talk built in. Go to Settings and log in to get started.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

Editors’ Choice

Wikipedia has been answering our big and small questions since its introduction in 2001. What if you only speak Hawaiian? Mai hopohopo! Hauʻoli! (Don’t worry! Be happy!) With information in nearly 300 Wikipedia-supported languages, you’ll be able to find facts in the lingo you like.

Daminsane ,

Dons via opérateur

(Avis aux développeurs)

Bonjour ! J’aimerais faire des dons pour wiki, je ne possède pas de carte Visa ni de compte paypal, je n’en ai pas l’utilité et je ne me vois pas ouvrir un compte pour une carte Visa ou un compte paypal uniquement pour faire des dons, cependant je peux acheter des applications ou faire des achats «in-app» via mon opérateur mobile, serait-il possible d’activer la fonctionnalité pour les dons sur l’application mobile ?

Merci pour le travail que vous faites, vous êtes le quotidien de beaucoup de monde !

Bien à vous.

Piedzie ,

Personalize randomisation

Good app but it would be even better if you could randomise per theme or category e.g. Sports, geography, history, food,...

A second suggestion could be to create a personal quiz for the articles you read in order to even better memorize things.

But Good app in the end

Editors’ Choice

Wikipedia has been answering our big and small questions since its introduction in 2001. What if you only speak Hawaiian? Mai hopohopo! Hauʻoli! (Don’t worry! Be happy!) With information in nearly 300 Wikipedia-supported languages, you’ll be able to find facts in the lingo you like.

Information

Provider
Wikimedia Foundation
Size
66.5 MB
Category
Reference
Compatibility

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Languages

English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Assamese, Asturian, Basque, Bengali, Bosnian, Breton, Burmese, Cambodian, Catalan, Central Kurdish, Chechen, Czech, Danish, Dimli (individual language), Dutch, Esperanto, Faeroese, Finnish, French, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Hunsrik, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Karachay-Balkar, Korean, Kölsch, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Norwegian Bokmål, Occitan, Oriya, Oromo, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Sanskrit, Scots, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Sindhi, Slovak, Spanish, Sudanese, Swahili, Swedish, Tajik, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Upper Sorbian, Urdu, Uzbek, Venetian, Vietnamese, Welsh, Yakut, Yiddish

Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2019 Wikimedia Foundation
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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