I want to change the language of a Wikipedia article, as you would do on the left navigation bar in desktop view.

Unfortunately I can't find the functionality on mobile view without switching to desktop view.

Is this just too hard to find or is this not present in mobile view?

  • You're using the mobile web site and not the app, right? – ale Sep 28 '17 at 18:52
  • Correct it is the mobile website. – Jankapunkt Sep 28 '17 at 18:53
up vote 2 down vote accepted

It's certainly non-obvious.

Under the title of the article, if there are other languages available, is an icon that looks like a kanji letter and the letter "A".

icon for selecting language

Tap that and it will offer the other languages available for that article.

select new language for 'Bear'

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