Wikipedia Beta

Wikipedia Beta


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Welcome to the Wikipedia Beta for Android! We’re excited to offer a major update to the Wikipedia Android app for beta testing before our full market release.

What’s new in this app:

* A major design update (we went native!)
* Editing – help improve Wikipedia articles from your phone!
* Everything is faster, whether you’re searching, browsing, or settling a bar bet
* Table of contents to help you navigate long article and get to the information you need
* Wikipedia Zero support – data charges waived for participating mobile operators (Wikipedia as always is of course freely licensed)

Additional features:

* Search any language Wikipedia
* Bookmark pages
* Random article
* Recent browsing history

You can install Wikipedia Beta alongside your current version of Wikipedia for Android, so you can test our new features before they go live for all Wikipedia for Android users. Your feedback will help us fix bugs and decide what features to focus on next.

Please help us improve this app by leaving feedback here or sending a note to our mailing list,

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Recently changed in this version

* Show local page titles in language list entries of 'Read in other languages'
* ShareAFact: correctly align WP wordmark for RTL
* Fix issue with moving the first paragraph in some articles
* Fix missing period at the end of first sentence in some articles
* Hide search bar on saved pages and history sections if none exist
* Fix issue with ToC onboarding when visiting subsequent pages
* Enter key submits request when the user is filling in a captcha

Comments and ratings for Wikipedia Beta
  • (70 stars)

    by Zach Rutledge on 14/04/2015

    This app is a great way to browse the Wikipedia site. It makes searching and navigating big articles easy.

  • (70 stars)

    by Jerrad Flaherty on 13/04/2015

    However, the latest update is missing this animation when you return from the current page to the previous page. The current page would slide away to the right revealing the previous page below it, like the pages are stacked on top of one another. Instead, the current page flickers for a bit and goes back to the last page viewed with no animation at all. Not very pleasing to look at.

  • (70 stars)

    by Vijay Bala on 13/04/2015


  • (70 stars)

    by Nikhil Dehankar on 13/04/2015

    This is THE app anyone should have on their device. I wonder why companies don't preinstall it. Just an idea, though. It'd be really great if you could open up multiple tabs at a time.

  • (70 stars)

    by Prakhar Gupta on 12/04/2015

    It helps a lot ..

  • (70 stars)

    by Tausif Khan on 12/04/2015


  • (70 stars)

    by Vaishnav Ppm on 11/04/2015

    NICE APP .. JUST got addicted..

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