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  1. iMore Question's Avatar
    I have been trying to emulate spotlight results that show wikipedia results, for example steve jobs. I also tried searching in the unified bar in safari, but without any luck. Web searches are enabled in spotlight search preferences, and smart search fields have been enabled in safari. I don't seem to understand why I'm not able to get these results. Any explanations?
    10-19-2014 12:35 AM
  2. metllicamilitia's Avatar
    Which version of iOS are you on? I'm on 8.0.2 and I searched Steve Jobs and it showed the Wikipedia page as a result. I wasn't able to replicate your issue. I'm also on an iPhone 5. So tell me what iPhone or IPad you're using and version of iOS you are running. I can see if I can replicate your issue that way.
    10-19-2014 01:56 AM
  3. vikrantvm's Avatar
    Im sorry i forgot to mention that I am testing this on Yosemite!
    10-19-2014 02:31 AM
  4. metllicamilitia's Avatar
    Hmmm, I literally just updated to Yosemite on my rMBP, and I'm still seeing the Wikipedia option under spotlight search.
    10-19-2014 02:33 AM
  5. vikrantvm's Avatar
    Does Spotlight have any region wise restriction? I'm in India and I can't even see wikipedia results in spotlight on my iPhone. Here is a screenshot of my spotlight search in yosemite:Spotlight doesn't show wikipedia results-screen-shot-2014-10-19-12.06.24.png
    10-19-2014 02:41 AM
  6. pr1nce's Avatar
    I'm running iOS 8.0.2 on my 5s. Here's my result:

    Spotlight doesn't show wikipedia results-imageuploadedbytapatalk1413716691.736935.jpg
    10-19-2014 07:04 AM
  7. vikrantvm's Avatar
    Just came across this link..spotlight search is only supported in select countries :/ can't post the link here, I'm a newbie with less than 10 posts

    I just get 'search web' and 'search wikipedia' on typing steve jobs..lame
    Last edited by vikrantvm; 10-19-2014 at 10:08 AM.
    10-19-2014 08:23 AM

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