Full list of apps banned in India since 2020: Free Fire, TikTok, PUBG Mobile, and more

This list of over 250 apps banned in India since 2020 includes PUBG Mobile, Tiktok, Free Fire, and more. Check out the full list here.

Highlights
  • The government banned over 250 Chinese apps since 2020.
  • 54 more apps were banned in India this week.
  • Here is a list of all the apps banned in the country so far.

Back on June 29, 2020, the government announced a ban on 59 apps, including TikTok, ShareIt, Clash of Kings, CamScanner, UC browser, among other 54 apps. Later, on June 27, 2020, 47 more apps were banned, which included the wildly popular PUBG Mobile. Another 118 apps were banned on September 2, 2020, which included WeChat, Ludo World, Cleaner, and more. As many as 250 apps were banned in 2020. In 2022, the government of India is once again looking to ban several apps that “pose a threat to India’s security.” Today, 54 apps were banned by the government, including previously banned apps that have been relaunched as clones. The latest list includes the popular game, Garena Free Fire.

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We take a look at all the apps banned by the government in India since 2020.

List of apps banned in June 2020

  • TikTok
  • Shareit
  • Kwai
  • UC Browser
  • Baidu map
  • Shein
  • Clash of Kings
  • DU battery saver
  • Helo
  • Likee
  • YouCam makeup
  • Mi Community
  • CM Browers
  • Virus Cleaner
  • APUS Browser
  • ROMWE
  • Club Factory
  • Newsdog
  • Beutry Plus
  • WeChat
  • UC News
  • QQ Mail
  • Weibo
  • Xender
  • QQ Music
  • QQ Newsfeed
  • Bigo Live
  • SelfieCity
  • Mail Master
  • Parallel Space
  • Mi Video Call – Xiaomi
  • WeSync
  • ES File Explorer
  • Viva Video – QU Video Inc
  • Meitu
  • Vigo Video
  • New Video Status
  • DU Recorder
  • Vault- Hide
  • Cache Cleaner DU App studio
  • DU Cleaner
  • DU Browser
  • Hago Play With New Friends
  • Cam Scanner
  • Clean Master – Cheetah Mobile
  • Wonder Camera
  • Photo Wonder
  • QQ Player
  • We Meet
  • Sweet Selfie
  • Baidu Translate
  • Vmate
  • QQ International
  • QQ Security Center
  • QQ Launcher
  • U Video
  • V fly Status Video
  • Mobile Legend

List of apps banned in September 2020

  • APUS Launcher Pro- Theme, Live Wallpapers, Smart
  • APUS Launcher -Theme, Call Show, Wallpaper, HideApps
  • APUS Security -Antivirus, Phone security, Cleaner
  • APUS Turbo Cleaner 2020- Junk Cleaner, Anti-Virus
  • APUS Flashlight-Free & Bright
  • Cut Cut – Cut Out & Photo Background Editor
  • Baidu
  • Baidu Express Edition
  • FaceU – Inspire your Beauty
  • ShareSave by Xiaomi: Latest gadgets, amazing deals
  • CamCard – Business Card Reader
  • CamCard Business
  • CamCard for Salesforce
  • CamOCR
  • InNote
  • VooV Meeting – Tencent Video Conferencing
  • Super Clean – Master of Cleaner, Phone Booster
  • WeChat reading
  • Government WeChat
  • Small Q brush
  • Tencent Weiyun
  • Pitu
  • WeChat Work
  • Cyber Hunter
  • Cyber Hunter Lite
  • Knives Out-No rules, just fight!
  • Super Mecha Champions
  • LifeAfter
  • Dawn of Isles
  • Ludo World-Ludo Superstar
  • Chess Rush
  • PUBG MOBILE Nordic Map: Livik
  • PUBG MOBILE LITE
  • Rise of Kingdoms: Lost Crusade
  • Art of Conquest: Dark Horizon
  • Dank Tanks
  • Warpath
  • Game of Sultans
  • Gallery Vault – Hide Pictures And Videos
  • Smart AppLock (App Protect)
  • Message Lock (SMS Lock)-Gallery Vault Developer Team
  • Hide App-Hide Application Icon
  • AppLock
  • AppLock Lite
  • Dual Space – Multiple Accounts & App Cloner
  • ZAKZAK Pro – Live chat & video chat online
  • ZAKZAK LIVE: live-streaming & video chat app
  • Music – Mp3 Player
  • Music Player – Audio Player & 10 Bands Equalizer
  • HD Camera Selfie Beauty Camera
  • Cleaner – Phone Booster
  • Web Browser & Fast Explorer
  • Video Player All Format for Android
  • Photo Gallery HD & Editor
  • Photo Gallery & Album
  • Music Player – Bass Booster – Free Download
  • HD Camera – Beauty Cam with Filters & Panorama
  • HD Camera Pro & Selfie Camera
  • Music Player – MP3 Player & 10 Bands Equalizer
  • Gallery HD
  • Web Browser – Fast, Privacy & Light Web Explorer
  • Web Browser – Secure Explorer
  • Music player – Audio Player
  • Video Player – All Format HD Video Player
  • Lamour Love All Over The World
  • Amour- video chat & call all over the world.
  • MV Master – Make Your Status Video & Community
  • MV Master – Best Video Maker & Photo Video Editor
  • APUS Message Center-Intelligent management
  • LivU Meet new people & Video chat with strangers
  • Carrom Friends : Carrom Board & Pool Game-
  • Ludo All Star- Play Online Ludo Game & Board Games
  • Bike Racing : Moto Traffic Rider Bike Racing Games
  • Rangers Of Oblivion : Online Action MMO RPG Game
  • Z Camera – Photo Editor, Beauty Selfie, Collage
  • GO SMS Pro – Messenger, Free Themes, Emoji
  • U-Dictionary: Oxford Dictionary Free Now Translate
  • Ulike – Define your selfie in trendy style
  • Tantan – Date For Real
  • MICO Chat: New Friends Banaen aur Live Chat karen
  • Kitty Live – Live Streaming & Video Live Chat
  • Malay Social Dating App to Date & Meet Singles
  • Alipay
  • AlipayHK
  • Mobile Taobao
  • Youku
  • Road of Kings- Endless Glory
  • Sina News
  • Netease News
  • Penguin FM
  • Murderous Pursuits
  • Tencent Watchlist
  • Learn Chinese AI-Super Chinese
  • HUYA LIVE – Game Live Stream
  • Little Q Album
  • Fighting Landlords – Free and happy Fighting Landlords
  • Hi Meitu
  • Mobile Legends: Pocket
  • VPN for TikTok
  • VPN for TikTok
  • Penguin E-sports Live assistant
  • Buy Cars-offer everything you need, special offers and low prices
  • iPick
  • Beauty Camera Plus – Sweet Camera & Face Selfie
  • Parallel Space Lite – Dual App
  • Chief Almighty: First Thunder BC
  • MARVEL Super War NetEase Games
  • AFK Arena
  • Creative Destruction NetEase Games
  • Crusaders of Light NetEase Games
  • Mafia City Yotta Games
  • Onmyoji NetEase Games
  • Ride Out Heroes NetEase Games
  • Yimeng Jianghu-Chu Liuxiang has been fully upgraded
  • Legend: Rising Empire NetEase Games
  • Arena of Valor: 5v5 Arena Games
  • Soul Hunters
  • Rules of Survival

List of apps banned in November 2020

  • AliSuppliers Mobile App
  • Alibaba Workbench
  • AliExpress – Smarter Shopping, Better Living
  • Alipay Cashier
  • Lalamove India – Delivery App
  • Drive with Lalamove India
  • Snack Video
  • CamCard – Business Card Reader
  • CamCard – BCR (Western)
  • Soul- Follow the soul to find you
  • Chinese Social – Free Online Dating Video App & Chat
  • Date in Asia – Dating & Chat For Asian Singles
  • WeDate-Dating App
  • Free dating app-Singol, start your date!
  • Adore App
  • TrulyChinese – Chinese Dating App
  • TrulyAsian – Asian Dating App
  • ChinaLove: dating app for Chinese singles
  • DateMyAge: Chat, Meet, Date Mature Singles Online
  • AsianDate: find Asian singles
  • FlirtWish: chat with singles
  • Guys Only Dating: Gay Chat
  • Tubit: Live Streams
  • WeWorkChina
  • First Love Live- super hot live beauties live online
  • Rela – Lesbian Social Network
  • Cashier Wallet
  • MangoTV
  • MGTV-HunanTV official TV APP
  • WeTV – TV version
  • WeTV – Cdrama, Kdrama&More
  • WeTV Lite
  • Lucky Live-Live Video Streaming App
  • Taobao Live
  • DingTalk
  • Identity V
  • Isoland 2: Ashes of Time
  • BoxStar (Early Access)
  • Heroes Evolved
  • Happy Fish
  • Jellipop Match-Decorate your dream island!
  • Munchkin Match: magic home building
  • Conquista Online II

List of apps banned in Feb 2022

  • Beauty Camera: Sweet Selfie HD
  • Beauty Camera – Selfie Camera
  • Equalizer — Base Booster & Volume EQ and Virtualizer
  • Music Player – Music, MP3 Player
  • Equalizer & Bass Booster – Music Volume EQ
  • Music Plus – MP3 Player
  • Equalizer Pro – Volume Booster and Bass Booster
  • Video Player Media All Format
  • Music Player – Equalizer & MP3
  • Volume Booster – Loud Speaker & Sound Booster
  • Music Player – MP3 Player
  • CamCard for SalesForce Ent
  • Isoland 2: Ashes of Time Lite
  • Rise of Kingdoms: Lost Crusade
  • APUS Security HD (Pad version)
  • Paraller Space Lite 32 Support
  • Viva Video Editor – Snack Video Maker with Music
  • Nice viceo baidu
  • Tencent Xriver
  • Onmyoji Chess
  • Onmyoji Arena
  • AppLock
  • Dual Space Lite – Multiple Accounts & Clone App
  • Dual Space Pro – Multiple Accounts & App Cloner
  • DualSpace Lite – 32Bit Support
  • Dual Space – 32Bit Support
  • Dual Space – 64Bit Support
  • Dual Space Pro – 32Bit Support
  • Conquer Online – MMORPG Game
  • Conquer Online II
  • Live Weather & Radar – Alerts
  • Notes – Color Notepad, Notebook
  • MP3 Cutter – Ringtone Maker & Audio Cutter
  • Voice Recorders & Voice Changer
  • Barcode Scanner – QR Code Scan
  • Lica Cam – selfie camera ap
  • EVE Echoes
  • Astracraft
  • UU Game Booster – network solution for high ping
  • Extraordinary Ones
  • Badlanders
  • Stick Fight: The Game Mobile
  • Twilight Pioneers
  • CuteU: Match With The World
  • SmallWorld-Enjoy groupchat and video chat
  • CuteU Pro
  • FancyU – Video Chat & Meetup
  • RealU: Go Live, Make Friends
  • MoonChat: Enjoy Video Chats
  • RealU Lite -video to live!
  • Wink: Connect Now
  • FunChat Meet People Around You
  • FancyU pro – Instant Meetup through video chat!
  • Garena Free Fire – Illuminate

The list of 54 apps that were banned today is not officially confirmed yet.