PUBG Mobile India ban: full list of 118 apps banned by government

These apps will soon be removed from Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

Highlights
  • 118 Chinese apps have been banned in the interest of “sovereignty and integrity of India”
  • PUBG Mobile, App Lock, AliPay, VPN for TikTok, ShareSave by Xiaomi, and 113 other apps will not be available for use soon
  • They are still working at the time of publishing

Another round of apps has been banned in India — the list is even bigger this time and includes the extremely popular mobile battle royale game PUBG Mobile. The government of India has invoked its power under section 60A of the IT act to block as many as 118 Chinese apps in the country as they are “prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, Defence of India, Security of State and Public Order”. This is the third time since June that the government has invoked the rule. With the new order, PUBG Mobile, PUBG Mobile Lite, WeChat Work, App Lock, AliPay, ShareSave by Xiaomi, and 112 other apps join TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps that have been banned in India.

Here’s a look at all the full list of 118 apps that have been banned in India. These apps will soon stop working in India and will be removed from Google Play Store and Apple App Store in the country.

  1. PUBG Mobile Nordic Map: Livik
  2. PUBG Mobile Lite
  3. APUS Launcher Pro – Theme, Live Wallpapers, Smart
  4. APUS Launcher-Theme, Call Show, Wallpaper, HideApps
  5. APUS Security – Antivirus, Phone Security, Cleaner
  6. APUS Turbo Cleaner 2020- Junk Cleaner, Antivirus
  7. APUS Flashlight – Free & Bright
  8. Cut Cut – CutOut & Photo Background editor
  9. Baidu
  10. Baidu Express Edition
  11. FaceU – Inspire Your Beauty
  12. ShareSave by Xiaomi, Latest gadgets, amazing deals
  13. CamCard-Business Card Reader
  14. CamCard Business
  15. CamCard for Salesforce
  16. CamOCR
  17. InNote
  18. VooV Meeting – Tencent Video Conferencing
  19. Super Clean – Master of Cleaner, Phone Booster
  20. WeChat reading
  21. Government WeChat
  22. Small Q brush
  23. Tencent Weiyun
  24. Pitu
  25. WeChat Work
  26. Cyber Hunt
  27. Cyber Hunt Lite
  28. Knives Out-No rules, just fight
  29. Super Mecha Champions
  30. LifeAfter
  31. Dawn of Isles
  32. Ludo World-Ludo Superstars
  33. Chess Rush
  34. Rise of Kingdoms: Lost Crusade
  35. Art of Conquest: Dark Horizon
  36. Dank Tanks
  37. Warpath
  38. Game of Sultans
  39. Gallery Vault – Hide pictures and Videos
  40. Smart AppLock (App Protect)
  41. Message Lock (SMS Lock) – Gallery Vault Developer Team
  42. Hide App – Hide Application Icon
  43. AppLock
  44. AppLock Lite
  45. Dual Space – Multiple Accounts & App Cloner
  46. ZAKZAK Pro – Live chat and Video Chat online
  47. ZAKZAK LIVE: Live-streaming and video chat app
  48. Music – MP3 player
  49. Music Player – Audio Player & 10 Bands Equalizer
  50. HD Camera Selfie Beauty Camera
  51. Cleaner – Phone Booster
  52. Web Browser & Fast Explorer
  53. Video Player All Format for Android
  54. Photo Gallery HD & Editor
  55. Photo Gallery & Album
  56. Music Player – Bass Booster – Free Download
  57. HD Camera – Beauty Cam with filters & Panorama
  58. HD Camera Pro & Selfie Camera
  59. Music Player – MP3 Player & 10 Bands Equalizer
  60. Gallery HD
  61. Web Browser – Fast, Privacy & Light Web Explorer
  62. Web Browser – Secure Explorer
  63. Music Player – Audio Player
  64. Video Player – All Format HD Video Player
  65. Lamour Love All Over The World
  66. Amour – Video Chat & Call All Over The World
  67. MV Master – Make Your Status Video & Community
  68. MV Master – Best Video Maker & Photo Video Editor
  69. APUS Message Center – Intelligent Management
  70. LivU Meet New People & Video Chat With Strangers
  71. Carrom Friends: Carrom Board & Pool Game
  72. Ludo All Star – Play Online Ludo Game & Board Games
  73. Bike Racing: Moto Traffic Rider Bike Racing Game
  74. Rangers of Oblivion: Online Action MMO RPG Game
  75. Z Camera – Photo Editor, Beauty Selfie, Collage
  76. GO SMS Pro – Messenger, Free Themes, Emoji
  77. U-Dictionary: Oxford Dictionary Free Now Translate
  78. Ulike – Define Your Selfie in Trendy Style
  79. Tantan – Date for Real
  80. MICO Chat – New Friends Banaen aur Live Chat Karen
  81. Kitty Live – Live Streaming & Video Live Chat
  82. Malay Social Dating App to Date & Meet Singles
  83. Alipay
  84. AlipayHK
  85. Mobile Taobao
  86. Youku
  87. Road of Kings – Endless Glory
  88. Sina News
  89. Netease News
  90. Penguin FM
  91. Murderous Pursuits
  92. Tencent Watchlist (Tencent Technology)
  93. Learn Chinese AI – Super Chinese
  94. HUYA Live – Game Live Stream
  95. Little Q Album
  96. Fighting Landlords – Free and Happy Fighting Landlords
  97. Hi Meitu
  98. Mobile Legends: Pocket
  99. VPN for TikTok
  100. VPN for TikTok
  101. Penguin E-sports Live Assistant
  102. Buy Cars – Offer Everything You Need, Special Offers and Low Prices
  103. iPick
  104. Beauty Camera Plus – Sweet Camera & Face Selfie
  105. Parallel Space Lite – Dual App
  106. Chief Almighty: First Thunder BC
  107. Marvel Super War NetEase Games
  108. AFK Arena
  109. Creative Destruction NetEase Games
  110. Crusaders of Light NetEase Games
  111. Mafia City YottaGames
  112. Onmyoji NetEase Games
  113. Ride Out Heroes NetEase Games
  114. Yimeng Jianghu – Chu Liuxiang Has Been Fully Upgraded
  115. Legend: Rising Empire NetEase Games
  116. Arena of Valor: 5v5 Arena Games
  117. Soul Hunters
  118. Rules of Survival
There is no official statement yet from PUBG Mobile publisher Tencent Holdings or the developers of the other 117 banned apps on the matter at the time of publishing.