The Government of India today officially announced the ban of 59 Chinese apps which includes several popular apps TikTok, CamScanner, UC Browser, Shareit, Mi Community, WeChat to name a few. According to the Ministry of Electronics & IT, the decision was taken upon receiving of recent credible inputs that such Apps pose a threat to sovereignty and integrity of India.
The Ministry of Information Technology has received many complaints from various sources including several reports about the misuse of some mobile apps available on Android and iOS platforms for stealing and surreptitiously transmitting users’ data in an unauthorized manner to servers that have locations outside India. Now onwards, all the users in Indian will not be able to access any of these below-mentioned apps through a mobile, tablet, or any other means such as a Website, etc. These apps will be removed from the Google Play Store and Apple Store in a few hours.
|Likee||Cache Cleaner DU App studio|
|YouCam makeup||DU Cleaner|
|Mi Community||DU Browser|
|CM Browser||Hago Play With New Friends|
|Virus Cleaner||Cam Scanner|
|APUS Browser||Clean Master – Cheetah Mobile|
|Club Factory||Photo Wonder|
|Beutry Plus||We Meet|
|UC News||Baidu Translate|
|Xender||QQ Security Center|
|QQ Music||QQ Launcher|
|QQ Newsfeed||U Video|
|Bigo Live||V fly Status Video|
|Mail Master||DU Privacy|
Note: Make sure you back up all the important data such as Photos, Message history, Purchase information such as Invoice, etc. from any of these apps especially apps such as CamScanner, MailMaster, WeChat, and Du Recorder. You’ll not be able to use these apps even if you downloaded them on your device unless you use a VPN service.