About this Extension
The Wikipedia Reading Lists Browser Extension from the Wikimedia Foundation (“WMF”) allows you to access your Wikipedia Reading List from your desktop browser. The Reading List feature is synced to your Wikipedia account, and allows you to bookmark articles and access them across your devices for future reading.
How to Enable or Disable the Reading List Feature
The Reading List feature may only be activated from the Wikipedia app. To turn it on:
- Open the WIkipedia app and log in to your Wikipedia account
- On Android…
Go to Settings and turn on “Enable reading list syncing”
- On iOS…
Go to Settings > Article storage and syncing and turn on “Sync saved articles and lists”
To turn the Reading List feature off, follow the above instructions and toggle to off.
What Information is Transferred to WMF
The Wikipedia Reading Lists extension requires that you log in to your Wikipedia account in order to add articles to your account’s Reading List. In addition to your username and password, browser information is also transferred to WMF. We will use this information to operate and improve the Reading List feature.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
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This page was last edited on 21 September 2018, at 22:23.