• Monty Winget

India Bans 59 Chinese Apps – Full story

Updated: Jun 30, 2020

The Government of India has finally banned 59 Chinese Apps which includes some top applications like TikTok, ShareIT, UC browser, shopping app club factory, and other applications.

From some weeks there has been a lot of tension rising on social media about boycotting Chinese products and apps. While there no updates about other Chinese products like smartphones, the government has immediately banned as many as 59 apps in India.


This decision of banning 59 Chinese apps & some apps which are owned by china in some or the other way is taken by following the advice of Indian Intelligence Agency to ban some of these apps. Also, The Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre, Ministry of Home Affairs, has also sent an exhaustive recommendation for blocking these malicious apps over a matter of deep and serious concerns of data theft which required immediate measures to be taken out. This means these applications are going to removed from Playstore and App Store soon.

The IT Ministry stated in an official statement that they have received many complaints from different resources regarding misuse of some Chinese mobile apps available on iOS and android for –

“stealing and surreptitiously transmitting users' data in an unauthorized manner to servers which have locations outside India"


Also Read | Intelligence Agency wants government to ban 52 Chinese Apps in India over Data Security Concerns.


Here is a List of all the 59 Chinese apps Banned in India

  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 Brower

  14. Virus Cleaner

  15. APUS Browser

  16. ROMWE

  17. Club Factory

  18. Newsdog

  19. Beauty 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

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