Last Updated: October 4, 2023


Leena Sanap


The start of this current year saw Google expelling 13 apps from its Play Store. The apps were evacuated because of being noxious and incorporate Honeycomb, Just Fire, Cake Blast, Crazy Block, Drag Box, Tiny Puzzle, Jump Planet, Ninja Hook, Piggy Jump, Eat Bubble, Hit Planet, Cake Tower, and Crazy Jelly. In any case, these are by all account not the only apps that have been pulled from the Play Store. We’ve curated a rundown of 10 apps that have been prohibited from the Google Play Store previously:


TubeMate empowered users to straightforwardly download YouTube recordings on their cell phones. What improved TubeMate was the way that you didn’t need to watch the video to download it. Be that as it may, TubeMate was brought down from the Play Store in light of the fact that apparently Google wasn’t excessively happy with users downloading recordings from YouTube. Furthermore, with YouTube now permitting users to download recordings for offline seeing, TubeMate getting prohibited isn’t that quite a bit of an issue any longer.

CM Installer

CM Installer or CyanogenMod Installer was an app that permitted users to introduce CyanogenMod ROMs on their gadgets without rooting them. The app was expelled from Play Store for obscure reasons.

Flappy Bird

The fiercely well known Flappy Bird was pulled from Google Play Store, as well as from Apple App store from its designer himself. Before bringing the game down, its maker Dong Nguyen clarified on Twitter that he was pulling Flappy Bird from the app store(s) as it was destroying his basic life. Curiously, Flappy Bird was practically very nearly being prohibited before Nguyen

expelled it from the Play Store. Consequently, we can consider Flappy Bird as a decent say in the rundown of apps restricted on the Play Store.

Television Portal

Individuals who adore staring at the TV arrangement cherished TV Portal. The app empowered users to stream TV demonstrates specifically on their Android gadgets. The broad library of shows offered improved the app even. In any case, Google restricted TV Portal from the Play Store on account of copyright issues.

MIUI Music

MIUI Music furnished users with a music spilling knowledge at standard with that of Spotify Premium, without obliging them to spend a penny. In any case, some way or another, the app never made it to Google’s Play Store.


As the name recommends, AdAway helped users dispose of each one of those irritating advertisements on their Android gadgets. It was among the most famous promotion blocker apps, till it was expelled by Google from the Play Store.


This is likely the most questionable app in the rundown, having been distributed and pulled from Google Play Store different circumstances. Grooveshark was a Pandora contrasting option to Pandora for the individuals who don’t live in the US. Be that as it may, Google restricted it from the Play Store in the wake of getting a protest from the Recording Industry Association of America. Fights in court took after, and just finished with Grooveshark shutting down their business.


A PlayStation emulator, PSX4Droid permitted users to play PlayStation games on their Android gadgets. Obviously, it increased gigantic prevalence rapidly. Because of legitimate inconveniences and copyright issues, Google showed PSX4Droid out of the Play Store.

Rush Poker

Among the most prominent betting apps on Play Store, Rush Poker was restricted from Google’s Play store for accurately that. The app was utilized to gamble with genuine cash and under-age users compounded the situation.

Bottom Line:

The above mentioned are the list of popular noxious apps banned by Google. Develop a mobile app for your business that can be useful for users.

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