[HOW TO] Retain your scanned documents before uninstalling Cam Scanner – India bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, UC Browser, ShareIT

The Indian government recently banned 59 chinese applications including some of the most popular namely TikTok, UC Browser, We Chat, Shein, Club Factory, Cam Scanner to curb the possible security threats posed by these Chinese apps.

Further, this could possibly lead to other countries following India’s footsteps against the Chinese apps.

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Cam Scanner, a popular document scanning app now needs to be removed from the smartphones by the Indian users.

But, there are a few steps you must follow to retain your documents before removing the Chinese app.

• Open ‘Cam Scanner‘ app.

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• Now, long press on one of your scanned documents and then select all the documents you want to retain. (OR tap ‘Select All‘ if you want to retain all of your scanned documents)
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• Now, Tap on ‘More‘ (three dots on the corner of the screen) and select ‘Save to Gallery‘.
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• All your scanned documents will now be saved on your device’s gallery [arrange them in different albums in your gallery in an organized way] and you can now go ahead and uninstall the app.

Note: If you are a registered user on the Cam Scanner app, do login on Cam Scanner’s official website to remove your scanned documents on the cloud from the Recycle Bin in order to ensure privacy and security.

Here’s a complete list of the Chinese banned apps.

TikTokAPUS BrowserUC News
ShareitLikeeVigo Video
YouCam makeupBaidu mapPhoto Wonder
Virus CleanerVmateDU Privacy
Mi CommunityBaidu TranslateWe Meet
Clash of KingsDU BrowserQQ Security Center
UC BrowserSweet SelfieV fly Status Video
CM BrowerQQ PlayerMobile Legends
DU battery saverWonder CameraQQ International
KwaiClean Master – Cheetah MobileU Video
SheinCam ScannerHago Play With New Friends
ES File ExplorerNew Video StatusDU Recorder
HeloDU CleanerQQ Launcher
Viva Video – QU Video IncVault- HideCache Cleaner DU App studio
WeSyncMeituMi Video Call – Xiaomi
ROMWEParallel SpaceMail Master
Club FactorySelfieCityBigo Live
NewsdogQQ NewsfeedXender
Beauty PlusQQ MusicWeibo
WeChatQQ Mail
Chinese apps banned by the Indian Government
Abhishek Rana

Abhishek Rana

Abhishek Rana is a Mechanical Engineer by profession based in Chandigarh,India. He is also a WordPress content developer and definitely a technology enthusiast. He has keen interest in automobile mechanics and stock market trading and spends his free time enhancing smartphone photography skills. Convinced by the interplay of technology and durability, he uses a Galaxy Note as his device and drives a Toyota.