UC Browser is Alibaba ‘s Browser which is no longer available for download from the Play Store. This app is very popular in India, which briefly overtook Chrome. UC Browser become the most widely used mobile web browser in India earlier this year. UC Browser ranks second most popular Android browser, one level below Google Chrome.
UC Browser removed from google play store
Why UC Browser Not Available in Play Store? This browser is preferred because it has unique capabilities, including having the default feature to block ads and access VPNs. Over 420 million users globally and managed to collect 500 million downloads in the Play Store. Last month user in which over 100 million came from India.
This browser gained momentum in India and indonesia over the past few years due to speed and number of features, including a robust download manager, customizable add-ons, and integration with third-party services. India is the second largest market for UC Browser.
The reason why UC Browser Not Available in Google Play Store
Reportedly the theory that appears in Reddit is that malicious redirect advertisements submitted by UC Web affiliates. This is to encourage installs forced Google to take action and remove the browser. An email received by Android Police founder Artem Russakovskii of UC Union (UC Web affiliate network) reinforces this theory.
The email informs UC Union that it prohibits any and all misleading or malicious advertising methods. That methods is to gain new users while promoting UC Browser campaigns.
The example such as by using tags that are incompatible with product functionality or by using inductive slogans. Although there is no official statement from UC Web or Google regarding the revocation.
UC Browser seems that the ban is temporary, as Mike Ross’s account (@ SKz_14) says. He are claims UC Browser employees. He said he worked for UC Browser, and got a letter this morning. Mike saying that UC Browser is temporarily removed from the Play Store for 30 days. That was because it uses “misleading” and unhealthy promotional methods to improve installation.