#mobilesecurity | #android | #iphone | Alternative Apps for Banned Chinese Apps: Here are some apps that you can use instead of TikTok, CamScanner and others


Under section 69A of the Information Technology Act read, the Ministry of Information Technology has announced an interim ban on 59 apps of Chinese origin citing ongoing cybersecurity threats to the country’s sovereignty and national security.
These banned apps are from different categories such as browsers, social media, utility apps, games and more. The list includes popular apps like TikTok, UC Browser, Shien, CamScanner, Clash of Clans, Shareit, Xender, etc. Among these apps, few of them have already been removed from both Apple App Store and Google Play Store and others will be taken down soon.
So, if you are the user of any of these 59 apps, here is a list of alternative apps that you can use.

  1. TikTok alternatives: Mitron, Roposo
  2. Shareit alternatives: AirDrop, Wi-Fi Direct on your phone, Files Go
  3. WeChat alternative: WhatsApp, Messenger, Signal Messenger, Telegram
  4. UC Browser alternatives: Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera
  5. Mi Community alternative: Use the website of Mi Community for Xiaomi phone users
  6. Shein alternatives: Myntra, AJIO, Flipkart, Amazon India and more
  7. Clash of Kings alternatives: Lord Mobiles, Age of Kings, Evony, War and order and more
  8. ROMWE alternative: Myntra, AJIO, Flipkart, Amazon India and more
  9. Likee: Mitron, Roposo
  10. Xender alternative: AirDrop, Wi-Fi Direct on your phone, Files Go
  11. Weibo alternatives: Facebook, Twitter and others
  12. QQ Mail alternative: Gmail
  13. Beauty Plus alternative: Use any photo editor app
  14. WeSync alternatives: Use Google contacts or Drive
  15. New Video Status alternative: Use any video editing app
  16. V fly Status Video alternative: Any social media app
  17. U Video alternative: YouTube
  18. QQ Security Center alternative: Use an antivirus app
  19. QQ International alternative: Use any file transfer service
  20. Sweet Selfie alternative: Adobe Photoshop Camera
  21. We Meet alternative: Any social media app
  22. Wonder Camera alternative: Any camera app or photo editing app
  23. Clean Master – Cheetah Mobile alternative: AVG Cleaner
  24. Hago Play With New Friends alternative: Any social media app
  25. DU Recorder alternative: Phone’s built in screen recorder
  26. Vigo Video alternative: Facebook, Periscope or any other social media app
  27. Kwai alternatives: Mitron, Roposo
  28. Virus Cleaner alternative: Use a anti-virus app from any reputed brand
  29. Mobile Legends alternative: Dungeon Hunter 5
  30. QQ Launcher alternative: Microsoft launcher
  31. Baidu Translate alternative: Google Translate
  32. QQ Player alternative: MX Player or any streaming app
  33. Photo Wonder alternative: PicsArt
  34. Cam Scanner alternative: Microsoft Office Lens
  35. Vmate alternative: Chingari
  36. DU Browser alternative: Google Chrome
  37. DU Cleaner alternative: Norton Mobile Security
  38. Vault- Hide alternative: Keepsafe Photo Vault
  39. Sweet Selfie alternative: Adobe Photoshop Camera
  40. Viva Video – QU Video Inc alternative: Quik
  41. ES File Explorer alternative: Files by Google
  42. Mi Video Call – Xiaomi alternatives: Google Duo, Zoom, Facetime
  43. DU Privacy alternative: Norton App Lock
  44. Baidu Map alternatives: Google Maps, Apple Maps, MapmyIndia Move
  45. DU battery saver alternatives: Opt for system preferences and keep brightness at optimal levels
  46. Helo alternative: Sharechat
  47. YouCam makeup alternative: Use any selfie photo editor app
  48. CM Browser alternative: Use any browser like Chrome, Firefox, Opera instead
  49. APUS Browser alternative: Use any browser like Chrome, Firefox, Opera instead
  50. Newsdog alternative: Newspoint
  51. UC News alternative: Newspoint
  52. QQ Music alternative: Gaana or any other music streaming app
  53. QQ Newsfeed alternative: Newspoint
  54. Bigo Live alternatives: Facebook, Periscope or any other social media app
  55. SelfieCity alternative: Any photo editor app
  56. Mail Master alternative: Gmail
  57. Club Factory alternative: Myntra, AJIO, Flipkart, Amazon India and more
  58. Cache Cleaner DU App studio alternative: AVG Cleaner


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