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When the app was available on the App Store, Apple was criticised in Chinese state media.
Communist Party publication the People's Daily didn't name the app, but criticised Apple for "opening the door" to violent protests.
"Letting poisonous software have its way is a betrayal of the Chinese people's feelings," the paper said.
Apps previously have been removed after their release if they were found to facilitate illegal activity or threaten public safety.
A number of companies have drawn the ire of Chinese officials over the long-running Hong Kong protests.
China's state broadcaster has scrapped plans to show two US NBA basketball pre-season games over a pro-Hong Kong tweet from a team manager, and sponsors have also been critical.
Jeweller Tiffany & Co scrapped an advert image after some Chinese consumers suggested it was supportive of the protesters.
And California-based Video-game company Blizzard suspended a gamer after he expressed support for the protestors during a livestream.
Hong Kong protesters, meanwhile, the other hand, have targeted mainland banks and what they perceive to be pro-mainland businesses.
For Apple, China is both a major market and a manufacturing base for its products.
The manufacturing of Apple products directly and indirectly accounts for around three million jobs in China.
Apple had sales of $9.61bn last quarter in its Greater China category, which includes Taiwan and Hong Kong.