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Alternatives To The Banned Chinese Apps

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.

Banned Apps Alternatives
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 WhatsApp
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.

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