Apps FAQ

Where can I buy Oxford Dictionary apps?

Oxford Dictionaries have a free app available which allows you to access a wealth of words from – find out more about Oxford Dictionaries Quick Search. Oxford University Press also license our trusted dictionaries content to third parties who develop and sell apps. Visit our full list of apps available for iOS and Android.

How do I know if a dictionary app in the store is an official app licensed by Oxford University Press?

To find out which dictionary apps are developed by and in conjunction with Oxford Dictionaries, please visit our full listing of dictionary apps available on both iOS and Android platforms.

Is there an app available for the Oxford English Dictionary (OED)?

The historical OED is not available as an app. You can find details of available formats on the OED website.

I am having problems with my app – what can I do?

If you are having technical problems with your app, please contact the developer who should be able to advise you. Oxford Dictionaries is unable to provide support or replacements for non-current apps, which were developed by third-parties.

Mobile Systems develop our list of currently available apps and can be contacted at

For technical support on Oxford Dictionaries Quick Search click here.