59 Chinese app banned-Times of india

Chinese Apps banned List in India-29th Jun 2020


59 Chinese apps have been banned by India on 29th Jun 2020, amid border tensions between India and China. Tik Tok & Helo, UC Browser, Share it, Shein, likee most popular apps are included In this list.

List of China’s Apps banned by India-

  1. TikTok
  2. Share it
  3. Kwai
  4. UC Browser
  5. Baidu map
  6. Shein
  7. Clash of Kings
  8. DU Battery Saver
  9. Helo
  10. Likee
  11. YouCam makeup
  12. Mi Community
  13. CM Browser
  14. Virus Cleaner
  15. APUS Browser
  16. ROMWE
  17. Club Factory
  18. Newsdog
  19. Beutry Plus
  20. WeChat
  21. UC News
  22. QQ Mail
  23. Weibo
  24. Xender
  25. QQ Music
  26. QQ Newsfeed
  27. Bigo Live
  28. SelfieCity
  29. Mail Master
  30. Parallel Space
  31. Mi Video call
  32. We Sync
  33. ES File Explorer
  34. Viva Video-QU Video Inc
  35. Meitu
  36. Vogo Video
  37. New Video Status
  38. DU Recorder
  39. Vault- Hide
  40. Cache Cleaner DU App Studio
  41. DU Cleaner
  42. DU Browser
  43. Hago Play With New Friends
  44. Cam Scanner
  45. Clean Master-Cheetah Mobile
  46. Wonder Camera
  47. Photo Wonder
  48. QQ Player
  49. We Meet
  50. Sweet Selfie
  51. Baidu Translate
  52. Vmate
  53. QQ International
  54. QQ Security Center
  55. QQ Launcher
  56. U Video
  57. V fly Status videos
  58. Mobile Legends
  59. DU Privacy

These apps have been removed from the play store and whoever users had these apps on their phone, they are getting this message when they open the app.

Banned app display message- “Dear users, we are in the process of complying with the Government of India’s directive to block 59 apps. ”  Share it deeply committed to protecting the privacy and security of our users. We are closely working with the government to evaluate the direction and shall be responding to the same shortly. We are hopeful to serve you again in the near future.”

Tik Tik Banned











This message getting on every banned app when opening them.

Tik Tok Playstore of Android- Search list for tiktok app.

The ministry of technology said, the applications are engaged in activities which are shared by Indian users, that is “sovereignty and integrity of India, defense of India, the security of the state and public order. The ban has been imposed on 29th Jun, under section 69A of information technology act read with relevant provisions of the information technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking of Access of Information by Public) Rules 2009)

Before taking this step, the government has been considered all aspects, as data going to on outside country server, and so there were security and privacy issues for the data. And information technology ministry had received some complaints from various resources regarding the misuse of mobile apps for stealing surreptitiously transmitting users. This is a very deep concern of the data security and safeguarding the privacy of 130 Crore Indians and these concerns also pose a threat to sovereignty and security of our country.

The ban apps in India might be impactful for brand ambassador, influencers & content creators as well, top sources said, the participation in Chinese app or other commercial ads may be risky for the brand ambassador, influencers & content creators.

Top Chinese app Usage statistics-

India is a major market where Chinese technology has grown over the years, from large gadgets to small, approx 40% of gadgets are Chinese in India. and these 59 banned apps were the most useable apps in India, especially the Tik Tok had 16.4 million new installs in June.  And over 200 million active users in India and 500 million users worldwide. Where UC Browser was the second large mobile browser in India, approx 130 million users in India. Document Scanning app CamScanner had 100 million users in India and 4 million new installs in June.

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