The Competition Commission of India (CCI) also ordered Google not to offer any incentives to smartphone makers for exclusively carrying its search services.
Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Google is facing a series of antitrust cases in India and stricter tech-sector regulations. India’s competition watchdog is also looking into Google’s business conduct in the smart TVs market and its in-app payments system.
Google’s Android operating system powers 97% of India’s 600 million smartphones, according to Counterpoint Research.