Let's say I edit a Wikipedia article, and receive a phone call before publishing it. After the phone call, I go back to the browser, and unfortunately it has been kicked out of memory, and I have to re-type everything.

So, I am looking for an Android app that can edit MediaWiki wikis (the software that runs sites like Wikipedia or Wikia).


  • What I type is persisted automatically on the phone, I can restart my phone and what I typed is still in the app. For instance I can type a bit, have a phone call, type more, reboot the phone, and then publish.
  • Must run on all MediaWiki wikis, not just Wikipedia and Wikia. Possibly using the MediaWiki API.

Bonus for preview or even WYSIWYG.

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    Wikicode is just plain text, so what features do you need that a text editor does not have? For instance, do you want to editor to open/save directly from a wiki? Do you want the app to use your wiki username? Do you want preview, or even wysiwyg?
    – Nicolas Raoul
    Commented Mar 15, 2014 at 16:48
  • @Nicolas Raoul I'm looking for an app that let's me edit the famous Wikis (like Wikipedia and Wiktionary and Wikia sites), similar to Every Wiki, but with the ability to edit those Wikis instead of just reading them.
    – Cyclone
    Commented Mar 15, 2014 at 17:29
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    Wouldn’t "any web browser" be a valid answer here?
    – unor
    Commented Mar 16, 2014 at 1:07
  • This question is too vague: you can already do that in the web browser. What are your requirements that make the browser unsuitable? Please read our tips on writing good questions. Commented Mar 16, 2014 at 3:31
  • I faced a lot of problems with web browser's editor. For example I can't change the tab because when I return the tab will auto refresh. Not all wikis have a mobile site making editing them with desktop editors hard.
    – Cyclone
    Commented Mar 16, 2014 at 19:22

2 Answers 2


There is the Android app wikiEdit, which:

  • is free
  • supports DokuWiki and MediaWiki
  • is an offline wiki editor

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  • This is too close to what I'm looking for. I can copy a section or article and edit it in this app and then paste the changes - thanks for your suggestion.
    – Cyclone
    Commented Mar 16, 2014 at 19:19

WIKIPEDIA mobile is an Android Application.

You need to login to edit a Wiki.

  • It allows edit wiki.
  • It supports many langues.

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    Thanks, but this app is just the Wikipedia mobile site.
    – Cyclone
    Commented Mar 15, 2014 at 17:19
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    While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. Commented Mar 15, 2014 at 17:48

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