India Bans Dozens of Chinese Apps

India Bans Dozens of Chinese Apps: Including TikTok and WeChat Over Security Concerns

India Bans Dozens of Chinese Apps: Including TikTok and WeChat Over Security Concerns.

The Indian Government has announced that it has banned 59 Chinese mobile applications, including TikTok, WeChat, and Mi Community.

The reason is, as stated in a press release, the Ministry of Information Technology “has received many complaints from various sources including several reports about the 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”.

Here’s the full list of blocked apps, as given by the Indian government:

  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 Browser
  14. Virus Cleaner
  15. APUS Browser
  16. ROMWE
  17. Club Factory
  18. NewsDog
  19. BeautyPlus
  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
  40. DU Cache Cleaner
  41. DU Cleaner
  42. DU Browser
  43. HAGO – Play With New Friends
  44. CamScanner
  45. Clean Master – Cheetah Mobile
  46. Wonder Camera
  47. Photo Wonder
  48. QQ Player
  49. WeMeet
  50. Sweet Selfie
  51. Baidu Translate
  52. Vmate
  53. QQ International
  54. QQ Security Center
  55. QQ Launcher
  56. UV Video
  57. VFly-Status Videos, Status Maker, New Video Status
  58. Mobile Legends
  59. DU Privacy Vault

In summary, India Bans Dozens of Chinese Apps and these are the confirmed list of Chinese apps that are banned in India government due to the misuse of them, stealing and surreptitiously transmitting users’ data in an unauthorized manner to servers which have locations outside India.

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