BURSTED: Indian App that deletes Chinese App on Phone removed by Google |READ DETAILS

Google has taken down an Indian mobile application from its app store.

Google is owned by Alphabet Inc., an American conglomerate headquartered in California.

The controversial app was allowing users to delete Chinese apps from their phones.

“Remove China Apps” was top trending free app on Google’s app store in India with more than five million downloads since late May.

On deletion, a message popped up saying “You are awesome, no China app found’’.

It became popular after calls for a boycott of Chinese apps in India over the Himalayan border dispute.

Reuters quoted a Google spokesman as saying that the app was removed due to violation of policies.

“Remove China Apps” scanned users’ phones for apps such as ByteDance’s TikTok and Alibaba’s UC Browser.

OneTouch AppLabs developed the app.

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