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

* Add Link Preview dialogs for some users
* Handle image map links in-app
* Make sure ShareAFact button works on all devices
* Fix sharing of images to Facebook app
* Increase "tap to expand" click area
* Remove "read next" prototype
* Fix text directionality consistency in Nearby
* Show "Read in other languages" only if article exists in other languages
* Fix language picker word wrap
* Add upside down mode for newer devices
* Hide caption on "tap to expand" table when open

Comments and ratings for Wikipedia Beta
  • (54 stars)

    by nilesh jha on 15/05/2015

    It really gives a heck of a knowledge.

  • (54 stars)

    by Jeffrey Tom on 14/05/2015

    Not sure if it is my phone, but I have issues clicking on links or opening bars when I scroll down any page. This issue has occurred predominantly in the last month, rendering some pages useless as I am unable to access any content from the second half of the page

  • (54 stars)

    by Rathan Shidling on 14/05/2015

    Very accuarate sentences

  • (54 stars)

    by Yamin khatri on 14/05/2015

    Can u add wikihow in this?

  • (54 stars)

    by Pratyaksh Katiyar on 14/05/2015

    Search useful things

  • (54 stars)

    by Elias Lujan on 14/05/2015


  • (54 stars)

    by biessing merkulin on 12/05/2015

    Nice app but i can't read notes on offline

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