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Alternatives to prominent banned Chinese apps


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As tensions between China and India due to the Line of Actual Control (LCAC) had arisen for some time now, there have been some steps taken by the Indian government to curb the hold of Chinese companies among the Indian tech community by levying high taxes on the import of electrical and other equipment from China.

The Indian intelligence agency had already warned users of the 52 apps which have been having privacy issues.


Now, the Ministry of Electronics & IT (MeitY) has banned 59 Chinese apps due to transmitting users’ data in an unauthorized manner to servers that have locations outside India. An excerpt from press release states that :

'The Ministry of Information Technology has received many complaints from various sources including several reports about misuse of some mobile apps available on Android and iOS platforms for stealing and surreptitiously transmitting users’ data in an unauthorized manner to servers which have locations outside India.'

The list of apps which have been banned are listed below:

Source : Beebom

For the most prominent banned Chinese apps, we have provided an alternative so as to ease your search for it.


  • Alternative to Tiktok, Vmate- Dubsmash (Android / iOS)

  • Alternative to Shareit, Xender - Files by Google (Android)

  • Alternatives to UC Browser, CM Browser, APUS Browser, DU Browser- Google Chrome (Android / iOS), Mozilla Firefox (Android / iOS).

  • Alternative to YouCam Makeup, **Beauty Plus (Listed as Beutry plus), Wonder camera, Photo wonder, Sweet selfie - B612 Camera (Android / iOS)

  • Alternatives to Cam scanner - Microsoft Office Lens(Android / iOS), Adobe Scan (Android / iOS)

  • Alternative to Helo, Likee, Viva Video, U video - Sharechat (Android / iOS)

  • Alternatives to Newsdog, UC News, QQ Newsfeed - Google News (Android / iOS), Microsoft News(Android / iOS), Inshorts(Android / iOS)

  • Alternatives to QQ launcher - Nova Launcher(Android), Apex Launcher(Android)

  • Alternatives to Shein, ROMWE, Club Factory - Asos (Android / iOS), Zara (Android / iOS), Myntra (Android / iOS)

  • Alternative to Clash of Kings - Rise of the Kings (Android / iOS)

  • Alternative to DU Battery Saver, - Greenify (Android)

  • Alternative to Virus Cleaner, Cache Cleaner DU App studio, DU Cleaner, Clean master- Cheetah, QQ security center - AVG Mobile Security (Android / iOS)

  • Alternative to Bigo Live - Instagram (Android / iOS)

  • Alternative to WeChat- Whatsapp (Android / iOS)

  • Alternative to Parallel Space - Clone App (Android),Dual Space Social Manager (iOS)

  • Alternative to ES file Explorer - Cx File Explorer(Android), FE File Explorer (iOS)

  • Alternatives to QQ Mail, Mail master - Gmail (Android / iOS), Microsoft Outlook (Android / iOS)

  • Alternative to Weibo - Twitter (Android / iOS)

  • Alternatives to QQ Music - Spotify (Android / iOS), JioSaavn (Android / iOS)

  • Alternative to DU recorder - Screen Recorder (Android), Record it! (iOS)

  • Alternatives to Mi Video Call - Skype(Android / iOS), Google Duo (Android / iOS)

  • Alternatives to Vault-Hide - Hide Pictures & Videos - Vaulty (Android), Private Photo Vault(iOS)

  • Alternative to Meitu, New video status, V fly status video - VidSatus (Android), Video Status Maker(iOS)

  • Alternative to Hago - Plato (Android / iOS)

  • Alternatives to QQ Player - VLC Player(Android / iOS), MX Player(Android)

  • Alternative to We meet - Tinder(Android / iOS)

  • Alternative to Baidu translate - Google Translate(Android / iOS)

  • Alternative to Mobile legends - Onmyoji Arena(Android / iOS)

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