Congratulations for the release! I want to particularly congratulate the team on the improvement of offline support. Thank you and keep on rocking!

On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 8:45 AM, Corey Floyd <> wrote:
Awesome work on the latest release all!

All of the focus on offline support is really cool… I’m sure there will be lots of happy users!

On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 9:49 AM Dmitry Brant <> wrote:
I should add to the list of new features:
- We're now continuing our rollout of editing Wikidata descriptions by expanding the languages for which descriptions can be added/edited. For more details, please see the announcement on Wikidata.


On Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 4:48 PM, Dmitry Brant <> wrote:

We're pleased to bring you an updated version of the Wikipedia Android app, available now on the Google Play Store! [1]. Here are the highlights from this update (or browse the complete change history):

- Numerous improvements to the UI for managing your reading lists.
- Individual reading list articles can now be toggled on/offline.
- Improved caching of images for offline availability.
- Random feed card now pulls a random article from the user's reading lists when offline.
- Many other bug fixes and design updates.

Many thanks to our volunteers who contributed patches to this release, including Amir Aharoni (IRC: aharoni, Wikipedia User:Amire80), Codrut Grosu (Github: superCodrut, Twitter: @GrosuCodrut), and Dinu Kumarasiri (IRC: sandaru, Github: sandarumk).

If you'd like to help improve the app yourself, take a look at our getting started guide. We're looking forward to your contributions!

[1] For devices without Google Play services, you may download the app directly.


Dmitry Brant
Senior Software Engineer / Product Owner (Android)
Wikimedia Foundation

Dmitry Brant
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Wikimedia Foundation

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