Tapatalk was an extremely fashionable Android app in years previous, because it offered a simple method to entry 1000’s of internet boards by means of a single software, in an period when many web sites had restricted cell layouts. The app nonetheless maintains a loyal (albeit smaller) following to this present day, although the Android model has now been eliminated by the Google Play Retailer.

Tapatalk appears to have disappeared from the Play Retailer someday earlier this week, with customers of the app beginning to discover its absence on Thursday. Whereas the app stays practical for anybody who downloaded it, VIP subscriptions at the moment are unavailable, since they relied on Google Play in-app billing.

VIP subscriptions are at the moment unavailable (Supply: aametalart)

Tapatalk’s social media channels have been silent, because the Twitter account hasn’t posted since April, and the corporate’s Facebook page has been inactive for over a yr. Nonetheless, an admin on Tapatalk’s personal boards did confirm that Google eliminated the app. “We’re working with Google Play to seek out out what the issue is,” the admin wrote, “please keep tuned for an replace.”

The precise motive for the app’s takedown is not clear presently, however Google has eliminated many functions currently for fully idiotic causes. Podcast Addict was briefly removed in May as a result of it could possibly be used to play podcasts about COVID-19, Slide for Reddit was pulled as a result of a single screenshot had the phrase “ISIS” in it, and Tasker was unavailable for a short time as a result of an error in Google’s automated evaluate course of.

Within the meantime, you possibly can nonetheless download Tapatalk on APKMirror.

Tapatalk - 200,000+ Forums
Tapatalk - 200,000+ Forums