The app was found to violate the Play Store’s Deceptive Behavior Policy.
What you need to know
- Remove China Apps, which was the top trending app in India recently, has been removed from the Play Store.
- Since late May, the app was downloaded over 5 million times in the country.
- The app allowed users to delete all apps developed by Chinese companies from their phones.
An app called Remove China Apps went viral in India last month, amid growing anti-China sentiments in the country. It crossed the 1 million downloads milestone within just ten days of its debut on the Play Store. It was also the top trending app on the Play Store in India for two days. The app has now been removed by Google for violating the Play Store’s Deceptive Behavior Policy (via TechCrunch).
The policy states that an app listed on the Play Store is not allowed to make any changes to the user’s device…