The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on 29th June banned 59 Apps in India including some of the most famous apps like Tik Tok, ShareIt, Likee, UC Browser, Club Factory, Shein and so many more.
Tik Tok has over 120 million active users in India. Also, the usage of the app had increased tremendously during the lockdown. In India, Club Factory has about 100 million users and CamScanner touched 100 million users this year.
The Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre, Ministry of Home Affairs has also sent an exhaustive recommendation for blocking these malicious apps. They also said “This move will safeguard the interests of crores of Indian mobile and internet users. This decision is a targeted move to ensure safety and sovereignty of Indian cyberspace,” the government said.
List of 59 Apps Banned in India
Alternatives for the Apps above
1. Alternatives for Tik Tok, VMate, Likee, Helo, Bigo Live, Vigo Video, Kwai, U Video
YouTube – YouTube is a video sharing platform that is used around the world to browse video content from all genres. You can create your profile, upload videos, like, comment, share, subscribe, and lot more.
Dubsmash – Dubsmash was quite famous before Tik Tok and it is the perfect alternative for it. You can lip-sync to various videos and upload them and share them with friends.
Chingari – Chingari is recently got famous and lots of people are downloading it. It is a short video sharing app just like Tik Tok, VMate, and Likee.
Mitron – Mitron is also another app that is similar to Tik Tok and is recently launched and downloaded by many. You can make and browser short video content on the application.
2. Alternatives for Club Factory, ROMWE, Shein
Myntra – Myntra is an India Fashion e-commerce company that was founded in 2007. Myntra is a one-stop-shop for all your fashion and lifestyle needs.
Ajio – Ajio is an Indian fashion and lifestyle e-commerce brand where you can buy from local brands, inhouse brands, exclusive brands, and international brands.
Amazon – You can find anything and everything on Amazon. It is one of the most trusted and loved brands in India.
Flipkart – Flipkart is an e-commerce company that was founded in 2007. On Flipkart, you can buy fashion, makeup, electronics, home essentials, groceries, and lifestyle products.
3. Alternatives for UC Browser, CM Browser, APSU Browser, DU browser
Google Chrome – Goggle Chrome is the most popular web browser developed by Google. It is a simple, secure, free, and fast web browser.
Mozilla Firefox – It is also another open-source web browser that is free to use.
Safari – Safari is a web browser for iPhone users. It has similar features like UC Browser.
Opera – Opera is another web browser that is similar to the UC browser.
4. Alternatives for BeautyPlus, Photo Wonder, Wonder Camera, YouCam Makeup, Sweet Selfie, SelfieCity, Meitu
Retrica – Retrica is a free camera app with which you can click pictures and videos. It has 180 + amazing filters that you can use for free. There are also certain filter packs that you can buy.
VSCO – VSCO is a photo editing app where you can edit photos, add filters, and also share them with others.
PicsArt – PicsArt is an all in one photo and video editing app that is used many all around the globe. It is free and super easy to use. It has over 150 million active users.
Facetune – Facetune is a fun and powerful portrait and selfie editor. It has similar features like BeautyPlus.
5. Alternatives of ShareIt, WeSync, ES File Explorer, Xender
Files Go – Files Go was recently launched and it is similar to ShareIt. It helps you manage the storage on your mobile phone.
Send Anywhere – Send Anywhere is a file-sharing service that is quick and easy \. It has an unlimited approach to file sharing.
Zapaya – Zapaya is another file-sharing app that works on Windows PC, iPhone, Mac, iPad, tablets, and Android, etc.
JioSwitch – JioSwitch is a new file-sharing application that is not known to the mane. It has good reviews and no ads.
6. Alternatives of CamScanner
Microsoft Office Lens – It is like a scanner in your pocket that allows you to scan and share important docs and files. It is trusted and easy to use.
Amazon Textract – It is a service that automatically extracts texts and data from scanned documents.
7. Alternatives of Baidu Map, Baidu Translate, Newsdog, UC News, QQ Newsfeed, QQ Mail, Mail Master
8. Alternatives of Hago Play With New Friends, Clash of Kings, Mobile Legends
HouseParty – It is an app where you can group video calls and play games with friends too.
Clash of Clans – It a game that is similar to Clash of Kings. It is a free strategy game.
Boom Beach – It a game that is similar to Mobile Legends. It is a free strategy game.
9. Alternatives of We Chat, We Meet, Mi Video Call
We have provided you a large number of alternatives for the app that are now banned in India. Let us know which one you love and use the most.