Some amazing alternatives for banned Chinese apps; India bans 59 Chinese apps

by Shatakshi Gupta

As the government of India on Monday, notified the ban on 59 China-linked mobile and non-mobile applications including TikTok, ShareIt, Cam Scanner, etc. now most of the people who were some way or the other using those apps, are now looking for an alternative against those apps which are now by Indian government.

This notification was released by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeITY). This ban is imposed under Section 69A of Information Technology Act and rules stating that these apps are “engaged in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order”.

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According to The Hindu, IT ministry also stated that it has received many complaints from various different 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 unauthorised manner to servers which have locations outside India.”

List of Chinese Apps banned

Here’s the list of the apps which can be used in place of the ones which are banned.

Tik Tok, Kwai, Vigo Video, U Video, Viva Video, Likee, Bigo Live, HeloRoposo, Chingari, Bolo Indya, Mitron, Dubsmash
UC Browser, CM Browser, APUS Browser, DU BrowserGoogle Chrome, Safari for iOS, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Jio Browser, etc.
Cam ScannerAdobe Scan, Evernote, Microsoft Office Lens
ShareIt, XenderGoogle Files, ShareAll, Send Anywhere, etc.
Shein, Club FactoryAmazon, Myntra, Flipkart, Ajio, Koovs, etc.
UC News, QQ Newsfeed, NewsdogGoogle News, Inshorts, Apple News, etc.
YouCam, Beauty Plus, Photo Wonder, Selfie City, MeituB612’ Beauty & Filter Camera
Mi Video CallWhatsApp, Skype, Google Duo, etc.
Baidu TranslateGoogle Translate
WeChatWhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram
Hago PlayHouse party
Mobile LegendsFortnite Battle Royale, Call of Duty, Legends of Legends, PUBG, etc.
Baidu MapsGoogle Maps, Apple Maps
DU battery SaverBattery Saver & Charge Optimizer