Chinese App ban – Here are the alternatives

Government of India has banned 59 chinese apps. It includes top ones like TikTok, Helo, Camscanner etc. Here in this article we provide you with the alternatives that can be used instead of the banned apps.

Here are some replacements

App Lock, Walt are used to lock other apps. Replacements are Smart App Locker, Lock App -Fingerprint, Keep Safe, Nortan App lock, Lock My Pics can be installed to use as locker for your apps.

Many mobiles have UC Browser as the default browser to surf the web. Replacements are Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera are the apps you can go for.

To scan documents, photos we use Cam Scanner. If you have uninstalled it you can install Adobe Scan, Microsoft Lens, Photo Scan by Google are available to be installed from Play Store. Also apps like Doc Scanner – PDF Creator, Document Scanner – PDF Creator are some of the apps made by India that you can try out.

Below table suggests more such alternatives:

Photo BeautificationYou Cam, Beauty Cam, Beauty PlusPics Art, Adobe Photo Shop, Lite Room, Google snap speed, B 612
Video EditingViva Video, Viva Cut, FilmoraKine Master, Adobe Premier Clip, Magisto
Video ConferencingZoomGoogle Meet, Skype, Microsoft Teams, Google Duo, WhatsApp Call, Say Namaste.
Video SharingTikTok, Vigo Video, Helo, LikeRoposo, Dubsmash, Periscope
File SharingShare IT, ZenderShare files, Files By Google
AntivirusOne SecurityAVG, Avast, Norton
KeyboardGo Keyboard, Mint KeyboardGoogle Indic Keyboard, G Board, Ginger Keyboard, Microsoft Swift Keyboard
DictionaryU DictionaryOxford dictionary, Google Translate
Word/ExcelWP OfficeMicrosoft Office, Only Office
SecurityApplock, WaltSmart App Locker, Lock App -Fingerprint, Keep Safe, Nortan App lock, Lock My Pics
ScanningCam ScannerAdobe Scan, Microsoft Lens, Photo Scan by Google
BrowserUC BrowserFirefox, Google Chrome, Opera
Table showing alternatives for Chinese Apps