The Government of India banned 59 Chinese apps for the Indian users delisting them from the Google Play Store as well as the iOS app store. The ban is imposed on some of the most popular applications, such as TikTok, UC Browser, ShareIT, Beauty Plus, Shein, and many more.
The decision to ban these apps was taken by the Ministry of Technology under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act, Government of India. The unavailability of these apps still raises demands for their alternatives by their users. Here are the alternatives for some of the apps that have banned by the government.
|Video-Sharing Apps: Vigo Video, TikTok, vFly Status Video, Likee, New Vide Status||Roposo, Chingari, Dubsmash, Bolo Indya|
|Social Media Apps: We Meet, Helo||Facebook, Instagram, ShareChat|
|File transfer Apps: Xender, ShareIt, ES File Explorer||Google Drive, Dropbox|
|Web Browser Apps: CM Browser, UC Browser, APUS Browser||Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Jio Browser|
|Mapping Apps: Baidu Maps||Apple Maps, Google maps|
|Online Shopping Apps: Romwe, Shein, Club factory||Amazon India, Myntra, Flipkart, Limeroad|
|Mobile Game Apps: Mobile Legends, Clash of Kings||Clash of Clans|
|Video Editing Apps: QU Video Inc, Viva Video||Adobe Premier Pro|
|Battery Saver Apps: DU Battery Saver||Charge Optimizer and Battery Saver|
|Photo Editing Apps: YouCam Makeup, Photo Wonder, Sweet Selfie, SelfieCity||B612 Beauty and Filter Camera, Snapseed, Lightroom, PicsArt|
|Community Apps: Mi Community||There are no alternatives to this app.|
|Antivirus Apps: Virus Cleaner||Avast Anti virus|
|News Apps: QQ Newsfeed, UC News, Newsdog||Apple News, InShorts, Google News|
|Messaging Apps: QQ International, WeChat|
|Email Apps: QQ Mail, Mail Master||Outlook, Gmail|
The table above provides a short list of banned Chinese mobile applications. Alternatives to all these applications are said to be more secure and reliable. It is better to switch on to these applications and keep your personal data and information secure.