New Delhi: Remove China Apps, which promises to help remove Chinese-origin apps from your phone, has crossed one million downloads on the Google Play Store.
The app has become increasingly popular on the Play Store owing to the growing friction between India and China. The Remove China Apps has been rated 4.8 stars on Google Play Store.
As per the developers of the app, it has been developed for “educational purposes only”.
The app as the name suggests hunts down the apps developed by Chinese companies and further uninstalls it. The app went live on Google Play Store on May 17 and has been downloaded over 10 Lakh times since then.
Android users can download this app for free from Google Play Store. Once installed, the ‘scan now’ tab lists apps like TikTok, UC Browser, CamScanner and others that may be installed on the phone as being “Chinese apps”. The user can choose to keep or uninstall the apps one by one. The app does not ask for permissions to access users’ personal information.