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List of Replacement Apps for the banned Chinese Apps in India!




From the past few days, they were reports making rounds on the internet about the 52 Chinese being banned in India following the ongoing boycottChina movement after the tussle between India & China at the border. Though there was no confirmation of this. Today, the Ministry of Electronics, Government of India in a press release banned 59 Chinese Apps in India.

In the press release, the Government of India mentions that these 59 Chinese apps are prejudicial to the sovereignty, integrity, defence of India & security of state & public order. Well, most of the apps are pretty basic, commonly used & some of them even come pre-installed in the smartphone. Here is the list of the 59 Chinese App that are banned the government.

BANNED-59-CHINESE-APPS.Since most of these apps, we use in day to day life. So we’ve made a list of Alternative/Replacement apps for the banned Chinese apps so you don’t have to keep looking for those on the internet. Moreover, we’ve categories them in the genre they belong to so it would be easier for you to find them.


Banned Chinese Apps Replacement Apps
UC BROWSER Firefox, Brave Browser & Google Chrome
Shareit, Xender & ES File Explorer Files Go, Share Anywhere
UC News Inshorts & Google News
Tiktok, Likeee, Helo Chingari, Dubsmash & IGTV on Instagram
Cam Scanner NoteBloc & Microsoft lens & Adobe Scanner
Weibo Facebook, Instagram & Twitter
QQ Mail,QQ Music Google Play Music & Spotify
DU Recorder AZ Recorder
Parallel Apps Dual Apps
Mi Video Google Duo & Microsoft Team
Wonder Camera Google Camera (GCAM) & Open Camera
We Chat Telegram & Hike
Beauty Plus Pics Art

Clean Master & Virus Cleaner. Well, we think there’s need an antivirus for your phone, they slow down your phones, plus eat up space on your phones & are useless apps.

Well, these are the Alternative/replacement apps we found for the basic & commonly used banned Chinese apps but we will be adding more apps to the list as we find them. Stay tuned for that!

A tech enthusiast, a graduate in Bachelors of journalism & mass communication. Gagan loves to write about technology and when he's not writing, he's honing his landscape photography skills.