Chinese Apps Banned in India: List of 59 Chinese App Banned by GoI

Indian Govt. has banned 59 Chinese-owned mobile apps including TikTok and UC Browser. Check the complete list of 59 Chinese Applications Banned by Government of India.

59 Chinese apps banned in India: The government of India banned 59 Chinese-owned mobile apps on 29th June by giving out a press release, which includes some very popular applications like TikTok, Helo, We Chat, UC Browser; as they posed as a threat to India’s sovereignty and security. These mobile applications had several hundred million users in the country.  The complete list of Chinese App Banned in India is given below.

Chinese apps banned in India: Official Announcement

The IT Ministry has given a press release on pib.gov.in regarding the official ban on 59 mobile apps in India stating them to be “prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order”.  The following is the official message from the press release:

“The Ministry of Information Technology, invoking it’s power under section 69A of the Information Technology Act read with the relevant provisions of the Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking of Access of Information by Public) Rules 2009 and in view of the emergent nature of threats has decided to block 59 apps ( see Appendix) since in view of information available they are engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.”

You can also download the official PDF of the app ban by Indian Government from the link given below:

Chinese Apps Ban in India PDF Link- Download

List of 59 Chinese Apps Banned by GoI

  1. TikTok
  2. Shareit
  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 Browers
  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 – Xiaomi
  32. WeSync
  33. ES File Explorer
  34. Viva Video – QU Video Inc
  35. Meitu
  36. Vigo 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 Video
  58. Mobile Legends
  59. DU Privacy

With the ongoing India-China border tension, the Indian government has decided to completely ban the above listed 59 Chinese-owned app. As of now it is unclear how this app-ban will be implemented by the government of India. These were among most popular apps used and TikTok alone had over a billion downloads on Google’s Play Store, and Shein and Club Factory both had over 100 million downloads. China’s Digital Silk Route ambitions have been hit with a major blow with this action by Indian government.

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