Earlier we made a long list of WhatsApp alternatives. And now, we are all set to line up the best Viber Alternatives for iPhone. Maybe you don’t find Viber interesting enough anymore or willing to try out other apps to add the missing “X” factor to your communication experience. Chances are these worthy contenders will not just fill up the void admirably but also provide you more fun!
With more than 1,000 million active users, WhatsApp is by far the most popular messaging app. It’s feature-rich and allows you to communicate with the desired convenience. You can send a voice/text message, do an audio/video call with your friends and loved ones.
Send awesome GIF to make messaging more hilarious. Add emojis and draw on your pics and clips. The status feature allows you to add a temporary status to catch everyone’s attention.
2. Facebook Messenger
After WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger is the most loved messaging app across all the platform. To be honest, I can skip the former to some extent, but it’s a bit hard to ignore the latter as it’s deeply integrated with Facebook.
You can send Instant videos to your friends to keep the conversation spiced up. Want to bring some more excitement into the play? Go for the Instant Games to liven up the mood. Send heart and numerous bone-trickling GIFs to make your chat more thrilling!
Simply put, Kick is not as power-packed as some of its biggest rivals. However, it’s up to the mark when it comes to letting you communicate fast and easily.
You can express various shades of your feelings with GIFs, stickers, photos, videos and more. Start a group of like-minded people and interact with one another. There is also an option to join the group you like.
4. Telegram Messenger
Claimed to be the fastest messaging app, Telegram Messenger is fast-becoming people’s favorite. Case in point, it has got more than 100 million active users in just two and a half years.
It allows you to send media and files without any limitation about their size. All of your data is securely encrypted with the use of 256-bit symmetric AES encryption, 2048-bit RSA encryption, and Diffie–Hellman secures key exchange. As your chat history is automatically stored in the Telegram cloud, it remains safe.
When it comes to reliable functionality and top features, WeChat is as good as any messaging app. It’s the one-stop app for text, audio/video call, photo sharing and more. The messaging app lets you make free calls anywhere in the world.
You can create a group chat with up to 500 people. The app allows doing a group video call with up to 9 people. Share some of the most loving memories on your personal photo stream.
Even though there are a number of top-notch video calling apps, Skype remains my favorite. With the neat UI and very intuitive features, I like using it to communicate with my colleagues at work. Apart from being a top-notch video calling app, it’s also a very handy messaging ap.
You can rev up your conversation by sending images, videos, emojis and more. Share highlights, which stay for 7 days, with your friends and followers. Like any highlight? Send a private message to appreciate your friends more personally.
Tango is known to provide a highly reliable video calling experience. You can make both voice and video calls anywhere in the world. Play side-splitting games with your friends without leaving the call. Use masks, stickers, and avatars to keep the mood of the conversations in high spirit. Besides, you can follow and interact with adorable people.
What I personally like about Line is the very functional user interface. It makes a lot easier to communicate with your friends. Depending on your need, you can choose between messages and voice/video calls. Using plenty of funny stickers, you will easily give the real color to your emotions.
The app allows you to make group calls with up to 200 people. You can also make international calls to both phone numbers and landlines at the comparatively low price. Even better, it lets you call even those who aren’t using this app.
The real essence of KakaoTalk lies in simplicity and trusted functionality. You will instantly connect with your friends and share photos, videos, messages with ease.
The huge collection of emoticons and stickers are always there to bring life to your chats. You can also share your location with your loved ones to let them know your whereabouts.
Last But Not the Least – iMessage
How can we not include the native Messages app for iOS? With a wide range of superior features like Digital Touch, Bubble/Screen effects, it allows you to communicate with all the means and ways.
You can share your location with your friends, send/receive Apple Pay cash and even carry out business chat with your clients. Moreover, you can sync your messages with iCloud to instantly access them from across your devices.
Time to Pick Your Top Bet!
Out of these top messaging apps which one is going to be installed on your iOS device? Are you going to try out the app that’s well-known or willing to have a go at a less popular one? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
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Privacy is a top priority for you, which is why it is always a top priority for us.
Over the years, Viber has introduced many different options to ensure your private information remains secure and your chats and calls are private.
Here we’ve gathered all the ways Viber protects your privacy, what makes it a security market leader, a glimpse into even more privacy-related innovation coming to the app soon, and a few tips on what you can do to be extra safe while using the app.
Everyone always says “end-to-end encryption” but what does it actually mean? Simply put, default end-to-end encryption means your 1-on-1 and group chats and private Viber calls can only be read and heard by you. Your messages cannot be accessed by anyone outside the chat – not even Viber engineers or machines.
Unlike on other apps, you don’t have to actively enable end-to-end encryption on Viber, it is automatic, which will never change.
Know your privacy settings
We know people want to make their own decisions regarding their privacy. So we’re giving you the option to make choices about your information.
Use the settings menu, and specifically the privacy settings menu to adjust and control different aspects of your privacy on the app. Here you’ll find important options such as ‘Hidden Chats’, personal data management, message requests, trusted contacts, and more.
Tap: More > Settings > Privacy.
Who can add you to group chats
We know that sometimes people add you to some “interesting” group chats on Viber, whether it’s your neighbor or someone at work. Now, you have the power to decide who adds you to group chats – whether it’s everyone or just saved contacts, it’s only three taps away:
Tap Settings > Privacy > Control Who Can Add You To Groups.
Viber-screen Lock on Desktop
Sometimes more than one person uses a desktop computer, but it doesn’t mean you have to share your Viber account with others.
When using Viber for Desktop, you have the option to set a password to lock Viber so your chats stay yours only.
Go to More > Set a Viber-screen Lock.
‘Online’ and ‘Read’ status settings
Don’t want others to know if you’ve read their messages or when you were last online? No problem. Both can be turned off via the privacy settings.
Tap More > Settings > Privacy > Toggle off ‘Online’ status / ‘Seen’ status.
Some conversations are very private and need an extra layer of security. For this, use Hidden Chats. Accessed by PIN code only and kept in a different section of Viber, here you have the ultimate private chat.
Tap More > Settings > Privacy > Hidden Chats.
Keeping your information private
Sensitive and private information should stay just that, and here at Viber, we take this very seriously, which is why we never ask for your personal details in a chat.
Most unwanted messages get blocked automatically, but unfortunately, a few get through. These include fake messages that look like they came from Viber.
Here are two quick checks to see if this is a real message from Viber or not:
- Official messages from Viber will only come from our official chat that has a blue verified badge.
- Viber will never ask for personal details, including credit card information or your authentication code in a chat.
Sometimes, you get messages from unsaved contacts and if they contain links, phone numbers, or email addresses, they may be harmful.
To protect yourself from them, enable an automatic spam-check when using Viber for Desktop. It will scan messages from unsaved contacts and let you know whether they’re safe to open or not.
On Viber for Desktop, click More > Settings > Privacy and Security.
On Android, Settings > Privacy > Auto spam check.
Coming soon to iPhone.
The ultimate private conversation is the one that leaves no trace! For this, you have Disappearing Messages in 1-on-1 chats. Time extra-sensitive messages to self-destruct after 10 seconds, 1 minute, 1 hour, or even 1 day. Disappearing Messages cannot be screenshot either, so once they disappear, they’re gone forever.
Password protection – coming soon
Always know your account is protected by enabling a 6-digit PIN code that you’ll need to enter when registering a new device on Viber. Once enabled, the only way to register a new device is by entering the PIN code, making sure only you are the one adding new devices to your account.
To enable, tap Settings > Privacy > Password Protection.
Spam reporting in Communities
Communities are a fun and safe space where you can connect with people from all over the world and stay-up-to-date on anything from the news, your favorite sports teams, or celebrities.
To keep Communities safe and secure, you have the option to report Communities and the messages sent to them. Communities or messages that are deemed as spam by our system will be removed from Viber.
Message Requests Inbox
Community and group chat invitations from unsaved contacts will automatically be filtered in a Message Requests Inbox, so you have more control over what is in your main chatlist. Once these invitations are filtered, you choose whether to accept them or not.
You don’t have to do a single thing – Viber will filter these messages for you!
Out now in selected countries, out soon globally.
Have a privacy-related question or suggestion for us? Tweet us here.
Stay tuned as more security and privacy options are added to the app – we always strive to make Viber the best for you and are always looking for new ways to improve your experience.
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Chat Apps have been stealing the show since their inception. While apps like Hike, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Google Chat managed to keep their users engaged, chat platforms like Viber failed to lure its audience. If you too once installed the app but didn’t feel like having it anymore, here are steps using which you can delete the Viber account on your iPhone. Keep scrolling to know more.
What Happens When you Deactivate or Delete Viber Account?
- Everything, including call history, messages, and media, etc. will be deleted. Check out this article to restore your device history.
- Your Viber account will be permanently deleted.
- All other social media accounts linked with Viber will be detached, and your contact list will be erased from the app’s server.
- Your purchased Viber Out Credit will stay intact, but to get it transferred to your new account. You will have to contact Viber Support.
How to Deactivate a Viber Account from iPhone
- Launch the Viber app on your iPhone.
- Tap on More icon (…) and select Settings.
- Tap on Account.
- Now, tap on Deactivate Account.
- The app will ask for confirmation to deactivate as soon as you enter your contact number and tap on the Deactivate Account and confirm again.
Note: You can directly delete the app from your iPhone. But, doing this will not delete your Viber account. The account will stay active, and people will still find or add you over the app.
How to Deactivate a Viber Account from Desktop
This method is applicable only if you have the Viber app downloaded on your Mac or Windows PC.
- Launch the Viber app on your Desktop.
- Select Settings.
- From the sidebar, select Privacy & Security and then click on Deactivate.
- You will find Deactivate Viber on the screen. It will delete all your conversation history and app data. But your conversation history will be available on other devices.
Now, in case you are away from your desktop. The Viber screen can be locked by clicking Ctrl+L (For Windows) and Command+L (For Mac). If you are trying to ignore any of the spam messages or links, you can turn the Spam Protection toggle On. So that Viber filters the messages, calls, or links you receive. You will see both in Privacy & Security on your Viber screen.
Can You Reactivate Viber Account?
Once your account is deactivated, there is no way to restore your user data. You will not be able to bring back your messages and call history. Now, to reactivate the same, follow the on-screen instructions after downloading the app. Note: The same mobile number will not restore the previous account history.
Viber app, when came into existence, came with its best level of strength. People were attracted to download the app and use the same, but other apps managed to deliver a better experience. By the time WhatsApp was launched, people were paying to make international calls to their loved ones. So they immediately switched to apps such as Hike, Messenger, and WhatsApp as these apps offered internet calling through data. What are your views on the same? Why do you think the Viber app lost its existence?
Till then, keep reading and exploring!
Calling friends and family members is usually a top priority for anyone traveling or living abroad. Whether you’re feeling homesick, would like to tell a loved one how much you’ve missed them, or need to converse with a colleague who happens to be located in a different country, calling abroad can end up getting quite pricey. Take it from someone who nearly spent the amount of money it cost to buy flight ticket calling her then-boyfriend and best friend while she was abroad.
Instead of having to deal with extremely high phone bills (and a rather unpleased father), making international calls for free or for a low rate is something everyone should know how to do. If you need a guide on how to make international calls for free but don’t really feel like rummaging the web for your answer, we’ve got the exact answers you’re looking for right here. Let us guide you through the process of international calling using your smartphone.
How to Call Abroad For Free
Nowadays, several apps including our very own Viber, are able to connect users through their desktop, mobile or tablet to their friends and family no matter their physical location. Thanks to VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), a revolutionary method that takes analog audio signals and turns them into digital data that can be transmitted over the internet, international calling, which was once considered quite the luxury, has now become something every person is able to do for free.
As a cross-platform instant messaging and VoIP app, Viber enables you to call, video call and message other Viber users for free no matter where you are. How does it work, you wonder? Viber uses your 3G, 4G or Wi-Fi internet connection to enable you to call abroad for free no matter where you are. You should, however, be aware that there could be mobile data charges if you have exceeded your data plan. If your data plan is not unlimited, though, simply use a Wi-Fi connection as often as possible to avoid additional charges. And if you’re not sure about your data plan restrictions, contact your service provider for further information.
Here’s how to use Viber to call abroad for free to make international phone calls from your iPhone or Android. Simply follow these instructions:
From the contact list:
1. Choose to view only Viber contacts
2. Select the contact you want to call
3. Click Free Call
From a one-on-one chat:
1. Open your chat with the contact you want to call
2. Click the Call button
From the calls screen:
1. Open the calls screen
2. Click the phone icon next to one of your recent calls
1. Click Open Keypad
2. Enter the Viber user’s phone number in the correct format (+Country Code – Area Code – Phone number)
3. Click the Call button
You can also make free Viber to Viber calls from your desktop either by selecting a contact from your existing contact list or by typing in a contact’s phone number through your keypad. Here’s how to get it done by desktop in case you’re busy charging your phone in the meantime:
From the contact list:
1. Open Viber
2. Open the contact list
3. Select the contact you would like to call (Only contacts with the Viber badge can be called for free)
4. Click on the Phone Icon
5. Select Free Viber Call
From the keypad:
1. Open Viber
2. Select the keypad icon
3. Type the number you would like to call
4. Select the call button
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Making International Calls Using Your Smartphone
Now that you’ve got all the instructions you need on how to call abroad for free using your phone or desktop, you should know what other options are out there for making international phone calls to your family or friends who don’t have a Viber account.
While the majority of the world’s population owns a smartphone, there still are those who don’t own one, don’t have an internet connection or don’t have a Viber account. That’s where Viber Out comes into play, helping you get in touch with your loved ones no matter their circumstances.
Viber will never complete a call to a non-Viber user without first telling you that you’re about to make a regular call and requesting permission. However, if you know you’ll be making international calls on a regular basis, purchasing Viber Out credit is your best choice. Not only will it save you money but it will also prevent your having to search for cheap international calling alternatives.
With Viber Out you’ll be able to call anyone, no matter their location or circumstances. Call at a flexible and low-rate by choosing the option that best suits your needs:
Viber Out credit is added to your balance when you purchase any amount. With your credit, you can make calls to any number in the world at Viber’s low rates.
30-day calling plans:
The 30-day calling plan allows you to make international calls to the destination of your choice for the duration of 30 days at Viber’s low rates. This is a great solution for anyone who knows they’ll be abroad for a month and want to be able to stay in touch with family and friends.
Monthly subscription plans
The monthly subscription plan gives you the flexibility to make international calls to landlines and mobiles at low rates without having to renew your plan at any time. With the monthly subscription plan, you can save on the calls you’re already making.
Now that you not only know how to call abroad for free but also how to make international calls using your smartphone, you’re all set to go on your summer vacation, resting assured that your loved ones will be up to date regarding your trip with Viber’s help.
The Best Viber Chatbots You Should Already Be Following
Your contacts should sync, but you can still add them manually
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What to Know
- In the Viber app, tap Calls, then tap the Add Contact icon. Enter the phone number and tap Done, then enter their name and tap Save.
- Or, tap More >Add Contact. Enter the phone number and tap Done, then enter their name and tap Save.
- Or, tap Add Contact >QR Scanner, then have your contact tap More on their app to display their QR code for you to scan.
Viber integrates automatically with the contact list on most phones, but you need to add anyone who isn’t on your contact list. Here’s how to add new contacts from within the Viber app.
Add a Contact Who Already Has Viber
It’s easy to add a contact who is already a Viber user.
Open Viber and tap Calls.
Tap the Add Contact icon.
Enter the contact’s phone number and select Done. Viber finds the person automatically. Tap Save. You added the new Viber contact.
If you’re with the person, tap QR Scanner. Then, have them tap More from their Viber app and tap their QR code. Scan their QR code to quickly add them as a contact.
Add a New Contact Who Doesn’t Have Viber
If the person you want to add to your Viber contacts doesn’t yet use Viber, send them an invitation to the service.
Open the Viber app and tap Calls to go to your contacts list.
Tap the Add Contact button in the upper-left corner.
Enter the contact’s phone number and tap Done.
Enter the contact’s first and last names, then tap Save.
Tap Invite to send the person an invitation to use Viber.
Viber generates a text inviting your new contact to use the service.
Another Easy Way to Add a Contact
Use the More tab to add a contact quickly and easily.
Open Viber and tap More.
Tap Add Contact.
Enter the person’s phone number and tap Done, or tap QR Scanner to scan their QR code.
Call Someone Without Viber Using Viber Out
If your new contact is not a Viber user and doesn’t accept the invitation to sign up, you can still call them using the Viber Viber Out VoIP service.
Viber Out has several paid plans that allow users to call phone numbers worldwide. The service also has a “World Credits” option, allowing you to pay for credits to be used as you make calls. Visit the Viber Viber Out page to learn more.
Invite a Current Contact to Use Viber
It’s easy to invite any current contact to use Viber.
Open Viber and tap Calls.
Search for a contact name or scroll until you find a contact you want to invite to the service, then tap Invite next to their name.
Viber generates a text invitation. Tap Send to send the invitation.
This is a member of the Viber Team. I’m here to help.
Please provide us with the following details:
– your device model
– Viber version
– device is JB yes/no
What device are you using? What error message exactly do you see when trying to call through Viber?
When you use Viber, you can tell indirectly if your contact is online as follows:
When you make a Viber call, you will first see “Calling”. It will change to “Ringing” if your contact is online and their phone is literally ringing.
When you send a message, “Delivered” means the message has been received on the other side’s phone (they’re online). If you only see “Sent”, it means it’s been sent from you, but pending the other side to come online (they’re offline at the moment). So, if messages remain at “Sent” and do not become “Delivered”, you might want to check with your destination contact whether or not they are connected to the internet.
In the future we might add an “Online” status message, but we still don’t know when this will happen.
so do you have to use your phone # to use Viber?
if so, i do not see the point vs typical SMS
so do you have to use your phone # to use Viber?
if so, i do not see the point vs typical SMS
It could be that the network you are connected to is blocking Viber’s traffic.
1. First, please try uninstalling and reinstalling Viber when connecting to a few different WiFi networks (in order to pinpoint the source of the problem). What are the results?
2. Also, please make sure the following ports are enabled (“forwarded”) on your routers or firewalls:
TCP: 5242 + 4244
UDP: 5243 + 9785
(if you are not sure how to enable ports, you may contact your router manufacturer)
why cant i call in viber using my ipod touch 2g ios 4.1 viber version 2.2.0
when i try to call someone the calling icon will appear but it will shut down immediately.
This is a member of the Viber Team. I’m here to help.
Please provide us with the following details:
– your device model
– Viber version
– device is JB yes/no
Please try removing Viber, wait 24 hours, reinstall and try again (make sure you try both the SMS and the automated call options). You may also try to register to Viber through a few different WiFi networks.
In addition, you may try to register to Viber with a different number (for example – your home landline number, a friend’s number, etc.), in order to determine whether the problem is specific with your number, or a general one.
* If it still fails, please specify what country you’re located in, and which cellular network you are subscribed to.
Viber notifies you of a new contact who installed Viber only if that contact is saved on your (phone’s) addressbook.
We are excited and proud to announce that we have just released a major new update to our mobile application: Viber 4.0!
What’s new in the new version?
– Choose from over 1,000 stickers in the brand new Sticker Market. The Sticker Market features endless possibilities for brightening up your conversations. Download themed sticker packages and enjoy the party!
– Push-to-talk voice messaging. Send messages instantly with the new push-to-talk feature that streams your voice message as you record it.
– (Android only) Supported tablet compatibility. Viber is now fully compatible with your tablet device(s). Enjoy quality conversations, wherever is most comfortable for you!
– Group capacity increased to 100 members. Whether you want to share with your nearest and dearest or just send a message to a large group of people, Viber groups let you get in touch with even more people, all in one place.
– Beautiful conversation backgrounds in the new background gallery. Choose elegant backgrounds to decorate your conversations from our new collection, designed by our very own Viber artists.
– Forward messages to your groups. Sharing is caring. The popular feature for contacts is now also available for all groups!
As usual, we will be right here to receive your thoughts and feedback. If anyone encounters any problems or would like to share their experiences from our new update, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
by Sophie Green Updated on 2020-07-01 / Update for iPhone Backup
iOS users know the value of frequently backing up their data. It is also recommended by the company for the well-being of the precious data collected by the users.
But some users get flustered when they are using a third party app, like Viber. It is an instant messaging app developed by a Japanese company and it is very popular. These messaging apps contain a lot of important conversations and photos that users need to backup but they have no idea how to do it.
One of the best ways for Viber backup is to use the app itself, it comes with an automatic backup feature. There are also other feasible options that are discussed in this article. So, let’s get started.
Way 1: Free Backup Viber Texts & Attachments
As a multi-platform instant messaging app, Viber contains a lot of personal conversations and images. Some of these texts and photos may be very important to you, so, you may feel the need to make a backup of those files to save them from any catastrophic situations.
There are many ways to back up Viber but Tenorshare iCareFone Transfer(iCareFone for WhatsApp Transfer) is considered as one of the most efficient programs in the market with the capability of backing up texts and photos from Viber. Being a potent data manager, it can backup and restore any type of files, which includes app data as well. Here’s how to backup Viber messages using Tenorshare iCareFone.
Download the software from the website to your computer and click ‘Viber’ on the interface and find ‘Backup’ button on the side bar.
Now, connect the device and then select your device using the drop down arrow.
Way 2: Set up Viber Auto Backup on iPhone
The independent instant messaging apps do not actually come with a backup feature but there is a way to backup text for Viber, using the app itself. The app actually has a backup feature and it works on iPhone. The backup will store messages on your iOS device but it will eliminate any past backups.
You can turn on the Automatic backup feature on your iPhone and when you are connected to a Wi-Fi connection, the device will start backing up the messages. Here’s how to backup Viber, automatically:
- On your iPhone, open Viber and go to “Settings”
- Select your Viber account and select “Viber backup”.
Then, tap on “Auto Backup”.
You also have to select how often you want to make backups. The options are “Weekly” and “Monthly”.
This way you can use the Viber app, itself to make suitable backup files containing only your messages and photos from Viber.
Way 3: Backup Viber with iTunes
Another way for Viber backup and restore is iTunes. It is a legitimate way to backup various files from your iOS device. The iTunes backup is a bit different from the third-party software like Tenorshare iCareFone, as the backup file comes with a high-level encryption, which cannot be bypassed. The only way to restore the backup files is to restore it on the iOS device again, and for that, we know how cumbersome it gets. Alternatively, if you use iTunes for backup, you can also use iCareFone to restore and access that backup easily instead of using Tunes. Here’s how to backup Viber messages using iTunes:
- You need to connect the iOS device to your computer first, and then run the iTunes app.
- Then, click on the “Device” icon at the top and then click on “Summary” at the left side of the same window.
- Then, go to “Automatically Backup” and select “This Computer” and tap “Back Up Now”.
iTunes can be regarded as one of the best ways to backup texts and messages from Viber. But you won’t be able to use the backup files unless you restore the device from it. Now, if you want an easier option, just use iCareFone to restore that backup and here’s how you can do it:
Launch iCareFone and connect iPhone to the computer.
Choose the iTunes backup you just made to proceed.
Now, choose the files inside the backup, in this case, choose all the Viber data, and tap “Export to Computer” and finally choose the destination.
And you are done! Now you will get access and view all your Viber data even if you backup with iTunes.
As advertised by Apple, you need to make regular backups of your iOS device, just to be safe. But it is not always possible to make a backup of the whole device. So, the only suitable option is to back up a particular file. But the iTunes app is not capable of making selective backups of iOS device. Alternatively, if you use the automatic backup feature of Viber then you will be able to back up all the messages and the photos from your Viber account automatically. But this procedure is only applicable for Viber app messages. If you are looking for a software that is capable of making backup selectively for all types of data then go for Tenorshare iCareFone. It is the best and most effective software that you can go for now. Highly recommended!
Updated on 2020-07-01 / Update for iPhone Backup
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February 7, 2017 (Updated: June 28, 2021)
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Your Viber account no doubt contains a lot of memorable photos that you may want to save to your Camera Roll so you can share on other applications. If a friend on Viber has sent you a particularly memorable or important photo and you are wondering how you can save it to your iPhone’s camera roll, you’ve come to the right place.
This article will share with you two different ways to save photos from Viber on iPhone, even you are using iOS 12 on your iPhone. Read on to find out how to do it.
1 How to Save Photo from Viber
To save Viber Photos to your Camera Roll, you have to turn on the option in Viber. Follow these simple steps to do it.
Step 1: Open the Viber app and then tap on “More” from the menu at the bottom.
Step 2: Tap on “Settings” and then “Media” and switch on “Save to Gallery”.
Step 3: Now head on over to the Settings app on your iPhone at tap on Privacy > Photos and the make sure that Viber is turned ON.
All your photos should now appear on your camera roll automatically.
2 Save Viber Photos, Call History and Messages from iPhone to Computer
A better way to keep your photos safe is to save them to your computer. As a matter of fact, we have a solution that allows you to not only save your Viber photos to your computer but all your messages and call history as well. This is a good way to have a backup of your Viber activity just in case you lose some of the messages.
This solution comes in form of an iPhone data transfer tool known as iMyFone D-Back that also comes in handy when you want to backup all your Viber messages and their attachments to your computer. Some of its features include the following.
iMyFone D-Back iPhone Data TransferВ (iOS 12 Supported)
- It can be used to transfer up to 22 different types of data including messages, videos, photos, contacts and more and therefore maybe a worthy investment for any iPhone owner.
- It is also ideal when you want to extract data from an iTunes or iCloud backup.
- It is very easy to use and quite effective in both data recovery and data extraction.
- It has a preview function that makes selective data transfer very easy.
Here’s how to use iMyFone D-Back to save your Viber messages and their attachments to your computer. The steps work for iOS 12, also.
1 Install and Launch the Program on Your Comouter
Step 1: Download and install the program to your computer and then launch it. On the main window, click on “Recover from iOS device” and then click “Start” to begin.
2 Connect the iPhone to the Computer
Connect the iPhone to the computer using USB cables and then click “Next” once the program recognizes the device.
In the next window, select “Viber” and then click “Next.” to start the scan process.
3 Select and Save the Viber Messages
When the scanning process is complete, select the Viber messages and their attachments that you want to save to your computer and then click “Recover” to choose a location.
Download iMyFone D-Back to save all your Viber data including photos, messages, call history to your computer! The latest iOS 12 can be supported, also!
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Your Viber had a stroke and accidentally deleted messages on iPhone? We got your six! We can provide you with 3 ways to recover deleted Viber messages from iTunes backup and iCloud back to your iPhone.
Recover Viber messages from iTunes backup
If you have previously made a full backup of your iPhone or iPad with iTunes, then you can easily restore Viber data, and even retrieve deleted Viber messages from a backup. There’s one major drawback – you won’t be able to select just Viber. All the data from your backup will be restored to your iPhone.
If this is exactly what you are looking for, head to the Apple Support official website to learn how to restore your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch from an iTunes backup. If you want to restore just Viber messages, continue reading the article for alternative solutions.
Restore Viber messages with CopyTrans Shelbee
CopyTrans Shelbee is a handy app if you need to restore Viber messages from an iTunes backup. Where the hell am I supposed to take an iTunes backup, you are asking. iTunes backs up your iPhone every time you sync your device to it, or when you use this app to upgrade to the latest iOS version. Locate the default folder of an iTunes backup on your PC and use the Custom restore option to retrieve only the Viber app.
- Download CopyTrans Shelbee from the following page: Download trial version for free
- Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Shelbee, please refer to the Installation guide.
- Open the program and connect your iPhone. Сlick on Custom restore, then click on the green pencil icon.
- Tap Browse and then Default in the newly opened windows. Click OK. After that, you will see iTunes backups stored on your computer. Choose the one you need.
Retireve Viber messages from iCloud
If you back up everything to Apple’s native cloud storage, you can easily recover Viber messages from iCloud. All you need to do is to log in to your iCloud account and activate the app to finish the process. Viber automatically detects the existing backup and offers you to recover Viber chat history right away.
For detailed instructions, head to Viber’s official website and learn how to restore Viber messages from iCloud.
But you might encounter several obstacles on your way.
⭕ Viber backups are not enabled by default. If you haven’t enabled this feature in advance, you won’t have a Viber backup in your iCloud.
⭕ You won’t be able to restore Viber messages to a phone with a different Apple ID.
⭕ A Viber backup will take up precious space in your iCloud storage.
👍 If you would like to escape these complications, use this method described above and consider making regular backups with CopyTrans Shelbee.
Save Viber messages directly to your computer
If you want to learn how to extract Viber messages to a folder on your PC, use CopyTrans Backup Extractor and this guide: How to retrieve deleted text messages.
It’ll help you extract text messages from different messengers, such as iMessages, WhatsApp, LINE, from iPhone backup in .PDF format with attachments securely saved in a separate folder.
Recovering Viber messages | FAQ
How can I recover deleted messages from Viber without iPhone backup?
Even if you haven’t done a backup yourself, you still might have one.
🍀 Firstly, if you are logged in to your Apple ID, your iPhone does automatic backups. Search for iCloud backups with CopyTrans Backup Extractor and extract Viber messages directly to your PC.
🍀 Secondly, iTunes backs up your iPhone every time you sync your device to it, or when you use this app to upgrade to the latest iOS version. You will be able to locate this backup with CopyTrans Shelbee.
🍀 Thirdly, you might have done a backup with a third-party software in the past. If it is still on your PC, CopyTrans Backup Extractor will find it. Although we can’t promise 100% compatibility, use Backup Extractor to retrieve messages from this backup to your PC or try CopyTrans Shelbee to see what it will be able to restore back to your phone.
How can I save my Viber messages to my computer?
To export Viber chats, use CopyTrans Contacts. We’ve gotten a nice simple guide how to back up Viber messages to PC. The app will transfer your messages as a .pdf document with attachments in a separate folder. That way you will be able to print them out to present in court or any other institution.
How do I backup Viber messages on Windows?
If you want to backup your Viber messages to restore them later on a new phone, use CopyTrans Shelbee and the instructions given above. If you need to back them up directly to your Windows computer as PDF files, use CopyTrans Backup Extractor and this guide: How to retrieve deleted text messages.
Are Viber chats backed up?
To check it, go to More tab > Settings > Account > Viber Backup. Don’t forget to switch Photos and Videos toggles on!
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Making international calls hasn’t always been easy. Remember the times when you had to use your landline and a “cheap international calling rate number” to call abroad? Well, thanks to today’s rates on Viber’s low-cost calling service, Viber Out, those calling tricks are a thing of the past. Whether you’re abroad or need to call a landline from your mobile, Viber Out provides you with the cheapest and quickest option to do so, allowing you to contact your family and friends abroad easily. When choosing the best way to make an international call, you want to make sure you’ve taken into account all the dos and don’ts. Here are some things you should be aware of:
Enjoy Making Free Viber-To-Viber Calls
The easiest way to contact your friends and family abroad is through Viber. All Viber-to-Viber communication is absolutely free as long as your loved ones are also Viber users and you both have an internet connection.
Use Viber out for Calling Landlines and When There’s No Internet Connection
Viber Out is the best solution for when you need to call a landline, someone who doesn’t have Viber or someone who doesn’t have an internet connection. Always make sure that you preload your Viber Out account in advance with credit so that you’re always able to use your phone to call anyone, anywhere – even if you don’t have an internet connection. Call any number in the world with Viber Out’s low calling rates and choose the best calling plan for your specific needs. For example, you can choose whether you need a 30-Day Calling Plan or a Monthly Subscription Plan if you travel abroad frequently.
Find out Whether Your Mobile Service Provider Is Available Abroad
The first thing you should do before traveling abroad is to check whether your mobile service provider allows you to make international calls and whether your contract covers the amount of data and minutes you’ll need to use while you’re away. If you know that your phone is able to work abroad, you can keep using your local SIM card as you normally would at home. If it’s not included then find out how much it will cost to use and make sure your phone is suitable for using abroad and is unlocked so you can also have the choice to use an international SIM card. This means fewer chargers and roaming rates from your service provider.
Use the Right International Dialing Codes
When making international calls to a mobile or landline, you should take into account that you need to know the international dialing code for the country you wish to call. So whether you’re abroad working, traveling or at home and need to call Ireland from the US or any other country, you will be required to use an international dialing code before dialing your requested phone number otherwise your call will not go through. It’s super easy to call internationally with Viber Out. All you need to do is use the following format: (+)(Country Code)(Area Code without the leading zero)(Phone Number).
Use Viber Desktop as Well as Your Mobile
Use Viber for Desktop to make free international calls if you are a person who spends most of their day in front of a computer or you just don’t have your phone with you at that moment. Viber for Desktop enables you to call from your computer to other Viber users’ phones or computers. You can also make Viber Out calls from your desktop, offering an easy alternative for people who spend a lot of time at their computer and don’t have to worry about looking at their phone. Give it a go!
Don’t Wake up the Person You’re Calling
Be aware of the time differences before you make your call since you don’t want to have to deal with a grumpy friend or coworker who you’ve just accidentally woken up! If you are calling China, take note that there is only one official time zone (CST – China Standard Time), which is 8 hours ahead of UTC. This means there’s no Daylight Saving and the time zone stays the same all year round.
Don’t Forget to Examine Your Environment and Connection Issues
When traveling abroad many people have a difficult time finding a quiet place to speak on the phone from all the buzz that’s going on around them. Background noise such as construction, traffic or an echoey audio can also affect your call so make sure you are connected to a strong internet connection. Once you’ve examined the space you’re in, where the noise is coming from and you’re still having connectivity issues, try one of these sound blocking tips.
Don’t Run out of Viber out Credit
Be aware of how much credit you have on your Viber Out account before you make a call. You don’t want an embarrassing situation where you are cut off from a business call with your team as a result of running out of credit. Viber Out is a low-cost calling service to any international destination in the world.
Don’t Dial a Different International Calling Code by Mistake
Be aware that every country has a different code and varies in cost so dialing the wrong code could cost you more than you think.
Now that you know the dos and don’ts of making international calls, you can choose which Viber Out plan suits your needs. Discover international low calling rates for any destination of your choice. Let us know which Viber Out plan you chose and who you’re planning on calling on our Twitter page.
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Home > iOS Data Recovery > How to Save Videos from Viber on iPhone
February 9, 2017 (Updated: June 28, 2021)
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Viber is a great way to communicate especially because you can send and receive other media such as Videos and Photos. In order to keep the videos, you receive on Viber safe, it may be prudent to save them to your iPhone and consequently get them backed up to iCloud automatically, if you have turned on iCloud backup.
In this article, we are going to share with you two solutions to keeping the Viber videos safe. One of them involves saving the viber videos to your iPhone and the other to your computer.
1 Save Videos from Viber to iPhone
To save videos from your Viber account to your iPhone, you need to enable the option both on Viber and on your iPhone. HereвЂ™s how to do it.
- From the Viber app, tap on вЂњMoreвЂќ from the menu at the bottom
- Tap on вЂњSettings > MediaвЂќ and then switch on вЂњSave to Gallery.вЂќ
- Now on your deviceвЂ™s settings app, tap вЂњPrivacy > PhotosвЂќ and make sure that Viber is turned ON.
Now all your Viber videos will be automatically saved to your camera roll.
2 How to Save Viber Videos, Messages, Photos and Call History from iPhone to Computer
If you want to have a safe and reliable backup of not just the Viber videos but all the messages, call history and attachments from your Viber account, we have a solution that can help you easily achieve this. This solution is none other than iMyFone D-Back or iMyFone D-Back for Mac, one of the best and most reliable data recovery programs in the business. The following are some of its features.
iMyFone D-Back iPhone Data Recovery
- It is useful in the transfer of up to 22 different types of data including videos, photos, messages, call history, contacts and third-party app data such as Line, Viber and WeChat.
- It has a simple user-interface and is quite reliable.
- It can be used to extract data from an iCloud or iTunes backup file.
- It comes with a preview function that allows users to selectively recover or extract data.
Follow these simple steps to save your Viber Videos, messages, photos and even call history to your computer using iMyfone D-Back.
- Download and install iMyFone D-Back to your computer.
- Launch it and from the main window, select вЂњRecover from iOS Device.вЂќ Click вЂњStartвЂќ
- From the next window, select вЂњViber.вЂќ from the list. Click вЂњNextвЂќ to continue.
- Using USB cables, connect the iPhone to the computer.
- Once the program recognizes the device, click вЂњScanвЂќ.
- When the scanning process is complete, all the Viber messages on that device will be displayed in the next window.
- Select the ones you want to save to your computer and click вЂњRecover.вЂќ
- Choose a location on your computer to save them and youвЂ™re done.
The free trial version is available to preview all your Viber messages from your iPhone on the computer. Try it now!
Whether you spend the majority of your day working in front of a computer, don’t have your mobile with you at the moment, or are abroad, sometimes you need a way to call a phone from your computer. Viber for Desktop offers a convenient solution to this dilemma. Not only does it enable you to make free international calls from your computer to other Viber users’ phones or computers but you can also use it to call non-Viber users – meaning, any landline or mobile number in the world – at low rates using Viber Out.
If you happen to be one of those people who spends the majority of their time in front of a computer screen — be it for work reasons or your hopes of becoming a novelist or pro gamer — staying in touch with friends, family and professionals isn’t always so easy. Viber for Desktop enables you to make free calls and video calls to your friends and family no matter where you are located. This way, you don’t have to leave your computer or even worry about how much battery you’ve got left on your phone.
How do you get started? Here’s what you need to know.
Free Viber Voice and Video Calls
If you’re dialing someone who’s already in your contact list, open Viber for Desktop and then select the contact you wish to call from your contact list. Click on the phone icon in the top right of the Viber window and select Free Viber Call.
You can also dial using your keypad by typing the number you wish to call and selecting the Call Button option in order to complete the call.
The same goes for free video calls! Select the contact you wish to call, click the video icon and begin your video call. When your video call will be answered on the other end, simply ask your friend or coworker to turn on their video so you can see each other. The same goes for when you receive an incoming video call – simply answer and then click the video icon so that the person calling you will be able to see you. Or don’t – if you’re not camera-ready!
You can even transfer calls from your computer to your cell phone by selecting the icon. The call will transfer as an audio call so, if you’d like it to be a video call, you can always select the video icon to turn on your video.
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Viber Out of This World
If you’d like to contact someone who doesn’t have Viber, a mobile phone or even an Internet connection, you can purchase Viber Out credit for HD-quality calls at low rates. Viber Out plans give you tons of flexibility when you’re looking for a quick and easy way to call anyone in the world. You can buy pay-as-you go credit or save even more per minute by purchasing a calling plan to your favorite destination.
Now that you’re all set with making a call from your computer, you should know you can always make a Viber voice or video call from your smartphone as well. Check out our tips on how to get the best voice quality on your mobile call.
Instantly send a message to multiple Viber contacts without them knowing the recipients of your messages by broadcasting your Viber message. Broadcasting Viber messages is a good way to send a message to your preferred contacts if you do not want your group chats to be flooded with responses. This article will teach you how to broadcast Viber messages.
Even after being launched for almost 8 years and considered one of the most popular and user-friendly instant messaging application available and downloadable for free, some of Viber’s useful features may not be familiar to most users.
Broadcasting messages instantly on Viber is by far, one of best features Viber has offered to its market. As we all know, the sole purpose of Viber’s existence is to provide better communication right? You can do it either privately or in a group. But what if I told you that you have the power to communicate to your group or squad and making it appear as a private message to each one? For some instances, you had a query for the group but don’t want them to give an answer influenced by the other.
Some Viber users do not know how to broadcast messages either due to not knowing that such feature exists, or they are just too cautious and careful enough to prefer clear and specific instructions rather than to explore unswervingly with uncertainty. This feature is exactly meant for the cited scenario and help you save time and energy.
How to Broadcast Viber Messages
This tutorial is guaranteed to provide clear and specific instructions applicable to all ages. To start off, read the next steps carefully and follow the instructions provided:
1. Open Viber. A violet-colored icon with a telephone symbol.
(Be reminded that this application needs to be set up first, if you haven’t, do so before continuing on this tutorial.)
2. Tap the callout icon. Tap the rectangular callout icon found at the bottom right portion of the screen.
3. Choose New Broadcast List. By tapping on this option, you are expected to create a new list of people you wish to include on the loop.
4. Search for contacts. Search for the contacts you want to add to your list and tap on the check symbol found on the upper right portion of the screen once you are done with the selection. (Note that each broadcast list is only allowed to enlist a maximum of 50 members.)
5. Input your message. Once you are done with step number 4, you may now broadcast your message to the group.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: If a recipient receives my message and replies to it, will the reply be broadcasted too?
A: Replies from recipients will be sent only to the sender of Viber broadcasts through a one-on-one chat, other recipients will not receive the reply.
Q: How will I know if the broadcasted message was received by my intended recipients?
A: As the message is broadcasted to a list, you will not be notified that the broadcast was read by your intended recipients.
Q: I have included a friend on the broadcast list but my friend did not receive my broadcasted message.
A: Your friend needs to have an internet connection to receive the broadcasted message. Also, make sure that your number is registered to your friend’s address book as messages will not push through if the sender is not on the recipient’s address book. Viber did this to protect users from spam broadcast messages.
Q: How do I find my broadcasted messages?
A: Broadcasted messages appear on your chat list just like regular chats do but with the distinction of having a megaphone icon on it.
Q: Is there a limit to the number of recipients to whom I can send a broadcast message?
A: As pointed out in step number 4, you can send a broadcast message up to 50 recipients at a time.
As simple as that, you may now convey a message of what seems to be a private one but is actually intended to be sent to multiple people. Please take note that this broadcasting tutorial is only applicable for Viber users (considering that you broadcast your messages only to those who also have Viber installed on their smartphones, tablet or computer).
You just learned how to broadcast Viber Messages. If you have questions about any of the steps above, let us know in the comments section.
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Home > Erase iPhone > 3 Ways to Clear Viber Cache and Recover Storage
August 4, 2017 (Updated: November 17, 2021)
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In the process of running an app, there will definitely be the generation of cached files, which is a basic common sense. Especially when an app like Viber is used, a large number of audio files will be cached. These cache files can take up a lot of storage space on the phone. So how can we delete these files to free up memory? Don’t worry, this article will explain in detail on how to clear Viber caches.
- 1. 2 Free Ways on How to Delete Viber Cache on iPhone and Android
- 2. The 100% Workable Way to Clear Viber Cache on iPhone
2 Free Ways on How to Delete Viber Cache on iPhone and Android
Here we are going to introduce the 2 free ways to clear Viber cache on iPhone and Android. The detailed guide is provided.
Way 1. How to Clear Viber Cache on iPhone – Reinstalling Necessary
Unluckily, iPhone doesn’t provide built-in function to clear Viber cache. So, the fast way to clear Viber cache on iPhone is to completely uninstall it from your device and reinstall it again. When an app is deleted from your iPhone, everything in that app will be wiped off. This will delete Viber documents and data completely. To do this:
- Step 1: Click on Settings, then on General.
- Step 2: Tap on iPhone Storage and then Scroll down to Viber and tap on Delete App.
- Step 3: This will delete the Viber cache and the app from your iPhone.
A few of the several disadvantages of this method:
- This will delete all your Viber documents and data onyour account.
- Manually deleting Viber app and installing again is kind of boring and also a waste of time.
Just like we mentioned above, there is no simple and direct way to clear iPhone Viber cache. The uninstalling and reinstalling of Viber is pretty complex and unnecessary. Why not find a tool to detect and delete all the caches and junk files on iPhone Viber? iMyFone Umate Pro is such a wonderful tool in iPhone data erasing!
Way 2. How to Clear Viber Cache on Android
Unlike iPhone, there is a way to delete Viber data in Android settings. You will need to do the following to clear cache and data on Viber for Android devices:
- Step 1: Go Settings.
- Step 2: Tap on Apps and find Viber.
- Step 3: Then tap Delete Data and follow the instructions on the screen to delete your Viber data.
The 100% Workable Way to Clear Viber Cache on iPhone
The best way to delete Viber and all other app caches on iPhone without reinstalling is to use a third-party app called iMyFone Umate Pro. In just one click, iMyFone Umate Pro will erase temporary files and caches from any apps, also clean up junk files. Once the cleaning process is completed, iMyFone Umate Pro will show you the summary including the total cleaned data and your available capacity.
- Clear Viber and All App Cache: Clearing junk files will remove all app cache, photo cache, corrupted files, crash logs, etc, and Viber cache is inclusive.
- Clear Every Viber Traces: All the incomplete fragments and traces of Viber can be completely removed from iPhone and hard drive, without deleting your personal data.
- Auto – detection: It can detect all the temporary files and caches on your iPhone, and the scanning results will show you clearly.
- Super Easy Operation: You can delete all the iPhone viber cache and get more storage in only few clicks.
iMyFone Umate Pro – iPhone Eraser has been highly commended by lots of famous media, for example, Macworld.co.uk, Cultofmac, Macbed.com, Makeuseof.com.
3 Simple Steps to Delete Viber Cache on iPhone:
Step 1: Once you have downloaded the software in your computer, launch the software and connect your iPhone to it.
Step 2: When the software opens, tap on 1 – Click Free Up Space tab. Here you can see the Quick Scan button, click it to start the scanning process.
Step 3: When the scan is completed, click on вЂњCleanвЂќ to begin erasing all the junk files and temporary files from your iPhone, including Viber cache.
If you need to clear the Viber fragments on your iPhone, you can choose the Erase Private Fragments tab on the left panel. Then you can get all the Viber using traces deleted.
Conclusively, deleting Viber cache iPhone is very simple and improves your iPhone performance. In my own opinion, using iMyFone Umate Pro is the fastest and safest way to clear Viber and other appвЂ™s cache on iPhone. Certainly, if you have the need to erase all iphone Viber data, this is also the best choice for you.
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Home > Erase iPhone > How to Restrict Apps on iPhone (iPad) in iOS 15/14/13? [Solved]
September 19, 2018 (Updated: November 17, 2021)
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Have you ever handed over your iPhoneВ (iPad)В to another person or to your child and wished you could have restricted a certain app or apps before handing it over? You can actually restrict apps on iPhone or iPadВ and prevent your kids from accessing those apps.
We have those apps that we would rather not have other people seeing them, and the best way to ensure that no one uses or gains access to them is by restricting them. There are various ways to restrict those apps on your iPhone. In this article, we are going to look at some of the various ways on how to restrict apps on iPhoneВ (iPad).
How to Restrict Apps on iPhone?
- 1: Restrict Apps on iPhone with iOS 13/14/15
- 2: Restrict Apps on iPhone with iOS 12 and Below
- Bonus: Permanently Erase Your Private Files To Avoid Privacy Leak[iOS 15]
The Parental Controls also known as Restrictions on your iPhone allowing you to manage which apps, features, and content can and cannot be accessed on your iPhone. In other words, Restrictions give you the power to choose the apps other people can access or cannot access using your device. This feature also lets you set the Screen Time for particular apps.
Restrict Apps on iPhone with iOS 13/14/15В
Restricting apps in iOS 13/14/15 is not similar to iOS 12. In fact, Restrictions are now under Screen Time in the Settings app. Here are the steps:
Step 1:В Open Settings on your Home Screen and touch on Screen Time
Step 2:В Click on Set up as Parent. There will be a App Limits interface.
Step 3:В Check the apps you want to restrict and tap Set App Limit.
By doing so, you will have restricted the apps and they will not be visible on your Home Screen. You can re-enable them by going through the same process.
Restrict Apps on iPhone with iOS 12 and Below
If you own an iOS 11 device or below, you can restrict apps and prevent your kids from spending the whole day playing or chatting on your iPhone device. Here are the steps on how to restrict apps on iOS 11 and below:
Step 1:В Open the Settings > General > Restrictions
Step 2:В Click on Enable Restrictions. You will have to enter a passcode that you will use to either enable or disable the apps
Step 3:В Toggle the Switch next to the specific app you would like to turn off.
Permanently Erase Your Private Files To Avoid Privacy Leak[iOS 15]
If you are worried that your private files and chats can get into the wrong hands, or someone might gain access to your applications and view your files, you can permanently erase your files using iMyFone Umate Pro. It is a software program that lets you protect your private files by permanently deleting them from your device.
- Secure your privacy by deleting some sensitive data and making them permanently unrecoverable
- Preview and erase your deleted files and make them 100% erased without any chance of recovery.
- Helps you protect your personal data including messages, contacts, call history, photos & videos, browsing data, and more.
- Erase all messages and attachments of third-party apps like WeChat, Kik, WhatsApp, Viber, and over 10 other apps.
It’s recommended by lots of noted media arround the world: MacWorld, iPhoneinCanada, APPKED, etc.
Steps on How to Erase Your Files to Avoid Privacy Leak
Step 1:В Download, install and launch Umate Pro on your computer and connect your iPhone to the computer using a USB cable.
Step 2:В After opening the software, click on the Erase Private Data tab. You will be required to scan the device. Click on Scan to commence the scanning process. This might take a few minutes to complete.
Step 3:В Once the scanning process is complete, the Umate Pro software will display all the private data including social media accounts, call history, messages, photos, videos and so on. You can open the files to preview the data. You can then select the files you want to erase. You can then click on the Erase Now tab.
Step 4:В Select the Security Level and confirm. You will be required to type “delete” in the box provided to confirm the deletion. Read the security level settings before selecting a particular level. High security level is recommended here.
Step 5:В Erase data. After typing “delete” in the box provided to confirm that you want to erase your private data, you will have to click on the Erase Now button to completely erase the private data. Wait for the process to finish and you will have erased all private data on your device.
Everyone around used to use IM. On my site I need to put a link that will open given instant messaging application (both on PC and on mobile) and open a send message to my number – and I can’t find a way!
I suppose to use some URL scheme to do that, but all I can find is (__number is my mobile phone number):
(I don’t even know if I should use phone in +1202. or simple 1202. (that is, if the plus is needed)
but frankly speaking it won’t work. Viber opens its window and then tells me it won’t handle that request, and WhatsApp is not linked to intent scheme at all (tested at several devices and OSes).
So, I please ask you to help me with this small problem: what kind of URL will open Viber and WhatsApp apps to let visitors of the site to contact me?
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What you need is called deep-linking, some examples for viber and whatsapp are:
While not a deep link, you can also use the following url (don’t use + on phone) for WhatsApp:
Viber link to user should be like this:
Use international telephone number format without + but with %2B .
Since you don’t want to create a public account (aka viber links including /pa? ) then simple add the link: chat with me The first two digits are country code and no + sign needed.
For WhatsUp you can use this link, that will open a chat with you on mobile, just enter your phone without the + sign.
Actually viber://add?number=XXXXXXXXX is not working for Desktop app, it’s working only if you open from Mobile phone. For desktop you need to use viber://chat?number=XXXXXXXXX .
For whatsapp link is very simple: https://wa.me/XXXXXXXXXX .
Remember how to generate links for all messengers is unreal, so I always use https://msng.link/ for generating whatsapp and telegram link, it’s very easy.
For me, this worked for both desktop and mobile. I replaced + with %2B.
For whatsapp it is easy.
use the following format **https://wa.me/123456/** and that’s it. here 123456 means your whatsapp number with the country code. Don’t include + or preceding 00 just put your number with the country code. like 912232232. Here 91 is country code and the rest is the phone number. this works with the app, and also for whatsapp web.
for Viber this format works with public accounts. if you have a viber username you can use the same method.
https://viber.me/username/ will send you to the page.
this even work for facebook. if your facebook profile is visible to search engines, you can use this method.
Hidden Viber chats are obviously not visible in the app’s regular interface. Hidden Chats cannot be accessed by regularly scrolling through your messages. You need specifically search for the user whom you have a hidden chat or enter a 4-digit code used to secure the hidden chat. This article will teach all the things you need to know to access hidden Viber chats.
Unlike secret chats, hidden chats remain on your message logs as long as you want. To keep things private and secure, hidden chats are kept away from the regular Viber interface. You either need to specifically search for the contact that you’ve hidden your chat or enter a 4-digit code to view all hidden chats related to that code. If you want to know more about how to access hidden Viber chats, check out the next sections.
Access Hidden Viber Chats for a Specific Person
To access hidden Viber chats for a specific person, do these:
1. Open your Viber app.
2. Scroll down to view the Search button.
3. Enter the name of the contact whose messages you have hidden.
4. Tap on the contact’s name or profile picture.
5. Enter the preset 4-digit PIN code to view the hidden chat.
6. The hidden chat is now displayed. You can now proceed to chat with your contact.
Access Hidden Viber Chats for a Specific Code
When you access a Viber chat, you are required to enter a code. The code is independent for each message. This means that you can either choose to use different or similar codes between different contacts.
The 4-digit code also serves as a way to group hidden chats. You can use a certain 4-digit code for your close friends, use a different 4-digit code for your workmates, and another 4-digit code for your family members.
To access hidden Viber chats for a specific 4-digit code, follow these procedures:
1. Open your Viber app.
2. Scroll down to view the Search button.
3. Enter the 4-digit PIN code in the search box.
4. You are shown with a list of contacts whose messages are hidden and are protected with that 4-digit code. Tap on the message that you want to open.
5. The hidden chat is now displayed. You can now proceed to chat with your contact.
Frequently Asked Question
Q: Can I use a different 4-digit code for each contact?
A: There is no limit on the number of 4-digit code that you can use. You can use different code for each user but that may get you confused. As much as possible keep the 4-digit code at a minimum to minimize the risk of you forgetting your code.
Q: I am using Viber on two devices. After hiding a chat message on one of my phones, the said message is deleted on my other phone.
A: To keep your messages safe and secure, hiding chat messages on one device will delete them from your other devices.
Q: I forgot my PIN code, can I reset my code?
A: You can reset your PIN code by tapping on the Reset It link from the 4-digit PIN request page. However, take note that hidden messages are deleted the moment you reset your 4-digit PIN code.
Q: Can I change my PIN code?
A: You can change your hidden chat PIN code but you will be required to enter first your currently used PIN code. If you forgot your PIN code, the only option left is to reset your PIN Code.
You just learned how to access hidden Viber chats and how to manage them. We hoped that this article will help you have a better an more private Viber experience. If you have questions about any of the steps below, let us know in the comments section.
Mar 07, 2022 • Filed to: Erase Phone Data • Proven solutions
There is no doubt that iOS devices are great in terms of performance and camera quality. However, other smartphones beat iPhone/iPad when it comes to storage capacity.
Even though Apple had released iPhone models with 128GB storage, Apple devices are always known for their lack of upgradable storage. Unlike other smartphone brands, iOS devices don’t come with in-built SD card slots and that’s why you might quickly run out of storage space on your iPhone after gathering downloads. In such cases, the best thing you can do to free up some storage space on your device is to delete downloads.
Part 1: Selectively delete any downloads on iPhone/iPad
If you’re looking for a smart and powerful way to delete downloads on iPhone/iPad, then try Dr.Fone – Data Eraser (iOS). It is software mainly designed to erase iOS content permanently and selectively, which means that downloads you delete will be deleted forever.
Dr.Fone – Data Eraser
Dedicated Tool to Delete Downloads on iPhone/iPad
- Delete iOS contacts, SMS, photos and videos, call history, and many other file types.
- Wipe out third-party apps, such as Line, WhatsApp, Viber, etc on your iPhone/iPad.
- Speed up your iOS device by clearing junk files.
- Free up your iPhone/iPad storage by managing and deleting large files.
- Provide support for all iOS devices and versions.
To learn how to use try Dr.Fone – Data Eraser (iOS) to free up storage space on your iDevice, download the software from its official site on your computer and then, follow the below steps:
Step 1: Once the software is installed, run it and connect your iPhone/iPad to the computer using a digital cable. Afterward, choose the “Data Erase” option to start the space-saving process.
Step 2: Next, tap on “Erase Large Files” from the software interface of the “Free Up Space”.
Step 3: Now, the software begins the scanning process to look for the large files that are responsible for the low performance of your iOS device.
Step 4: Once the software detects all the large files, you can choose the ones that aren’t important and then, tap on the “Delete” button.
Note: if you are not sure whether the large file you want to delete is really useless or not, then you can export them to your system for backup before you delete it.
Part 2: Delete podcast downloads on iPhone/iPad
Podcast is a wonderful app that enables you to know what is going on around you. Plus, the application let you download and stream episodes. It is a great source of information and helping to broaden your horizons. Even though it has a number of benefits, it begins to take large storage space on your iOS device after a few days, especially in case of videos podcasts.
Once you found that podcasts are taking up too much space, the next thing that might come in your mind is how I do delete downloads? So, follow the below step-by-step guide on how to delete podcast downloads on iPhone/iPad:
Step 1: Run Podcasts app on your iDevice and then, navigate to the “My Podcasts”.
Step 2: Next, look for the podcast you wish to delete and then, click on the “…” button next to the podcast.
Step 3: Now, select “Remove Download” and then, click on the “Remove Download” to confirm.
Part 3: Delete email downloads on iPhone/iPad
Another thing you can do to free up storage space on your iPhone is deleting email downloads or simply emails with attachments. Sadly, deleting email downloads on the iOS device is quite a time-consuming process, but this will surely help you to save a large volume of space on your device.
Follow the below step-by-step guide on how to delete email downloads on iPhone/iPad:
Step 1: Open the “Mail” app on your iPhone/iPad.
Step 2: Next, choose the emails, especially those ones with attachments and then, click on “Move” to move the selected emails to the Trash.
Step 3: Finally, empty the trash. Also, keep in mind that there is no method to delete an email attachment, and you need to delete the entire email.
Part 4: Delete PDF downloads on iPhone/iPad
If you have too many PDF files on your iPhone or iPad, then you are sure to run out of the storage space quickly. But, you can avoid the situation by deleting PDF downloads you’ve already read.
Follow the below guide on how to delete downloads on iPhone/iPad:
Step 1: Open Books app on your device and now, you can view all of your books in the “Library” and “Reading Now” category.
Step 2: Look for the PDF files you want to delete and next, click on the “three-dot” icon underneath the PDF file to choose the “Remove” option.
Part 5: Delete iTunes downloads on iPhone/iPad
If you have downloaded items such as music, TV shows and movies from iTunes Store to your iOS device, then you can delete them to make some space on your iPhone/iPad.
Follow the below guide on how to delete iTunes downloads on iPhone/iPad:
Step 1: Open the Settings app on your iPhone, and then, go to “General”>”iPhone Storage”.
Step 2: Here, click on “Music” if you want to delete the music you downloaded from iTunes. Here, you can swipe left on the song, album or artist and click on “Delete”.
Step 3: Else, click on the “Apple TV app” if you want to delete TV shows and movies. Next, click “Review iTunes Videos” and find the show or movie you want to delete.
Part 6: Delete Safari downloads on iPhone/iPad
Unlike Mac, there is no such “download” folder for Safari where all files are stored you downloaded from Safari browser. Instead, iOS will place your Safari downloaded files to related apps on iPhone/iPad. Let’s take an example – you want to download a photo from Safari and it will give you an option “Save Image” for downloading this picture. Once you click “Save Image” and the picture will get saved to its related app (Photos Apps) on your iPhone.
To find and delete Safari download on iPhone/iPad, you just have to check iOS built-in apps. Generally, the Photos app save pictures, Music app saves purchased songs, and iBook saved PDF files.
You may have already tried out our 8 hacks to help you get the most out of your Viber experience, but we’re here to let you know we’ve got 7 more hacks for you to experiment with! From learning how to easily share a contact with another contact to the easiest way to changing your phone number, we’ve got you covered.
Reply directly to specific messages
You may be late to join the party, but that doesn’t mean you can’t participate in it! Replies will help you feel included in any group chat conversation and will save you the task of explaining to the group or person you’re chatting with what you’re talking about.
All you have to do is tap a specific message in a one-on-one chat, or group chat and then choose the “Reply” option and respond with text, a photo, video, sticker, GIF, file, or with a shared contact or location. Once you reply, a new message will be sent to the chat, quoting the original message, so get as creative as you like with your response!
Change your phone number
Planning on changing your phone number on the same device you’re using now? Simple!
- Go into the more screen
- Tap on Settings, and in there tap on Account
- Choose the “Change phone number” option
- Don’t forget to set up your phone to auto backup mode In the next screen enter your new phone number and tap continue
- Verify your new number – you will either receive an SMS with a code to your new phone number or a hang-up call (Android users only).
- Enter the code you received and allow a few seconds for your number to be changed.
Changing your device as well?
Make sure to move your contacts over first. This will only work if you are staying with the same platform, meaning you’re moving from an Android phone to an Android phone, or from an iPhone to an iPhone. Then follow the steps above to seal the deal. Enjoy your new phone!
Share a contact with another contact
Introduce your friends to one another by sharing a contact with another user. Open the one-on-one chat or group chat you’d like to send the contact in and select the menu button in the chat menu. Tap the “Share contact” option and choose the person whose details you’d like to share. The shared contact will then appear in the chat. Now, wasn’t that easy?
Send an instant video
Sometimes words simply aren’t enough and coordinating a video call will take too much of your time. That’s why sending an instant video – a video message you can record and send instantly by holding the instant video icon to record, release and send – is the perfect solution. Send a quick hello, blow a kiss or wish someone a happy birthday. There, you’re already done!
Clear your chat
Are you a part of a group that has way too many messages or media in it and feel like you need to declutter your mind as well as your phone’s storage? You can now remove all the content from your chat without deleting your actual chat by pressing the “Clear chat” button, found within the chat screen on Android to the top right of your screen, and when swiping left for the info screen on your iPhone. You will still get future messages from that group or chat but past messages will be deleted.
Start a Secret Chat
Do you have a secret to share? Even though your messages are end-to-end encrypted by default, you can always open a Secret Chat for moments when you’re feeling like you really need to gossip or share an intimate secret. Secret Chats lets you set a self-destruct timer for every message in your conversation so that after your message is read, it’s automatically deleted from your recipient’s phone. Your messages in a secret chat can’t be forwarded and screenshots are either totally unavailable or alerted to you by an instant notification in the chat screen.
Simply open the Chats screen and tap on the compose button, then tap the “New secret chat” option and add contacts to the chat. Once you tap “Done” a new secret chat will open. You can then set a time limit to control how long the message will remain visible to the person or people you’re messaging with. Tap the timer button and set a time-limit from the options, send the message you wish to send and watch it disappear without a trace on anyone’s phone when the timer runs out. Poof!
Hide your chats from prying eyes
If you’re planning a surprise party and don’t want anyone to accidentally see your conversation, Hidden Chats is the way to go. Hide your conversations from your main chat list and access them whenever you need to with a PIN.
From the Viber Chats screen, find the chat you’d like to hide on if you’re using an Android phone, long hold on the chat and tap hide. If you’re using an iPhone swipe the chat to the left and tap hide. You will then be asked to set a 4-digit secret PIN (iPhone users can use your Touch ID as your PIN). Voilà! The chat is now hidden.
So which of our mobile hacks is your go-to hack? Make sure you check out our Viber for Desktop hacks if you’d really like to become a Viber expert! Get Viber today so you can try out all our hacks and stay tuned for so much more to come.
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Most people worry about their privacy when using messaging apps like Viber, which is understandable considering no one really knows how the personal data they enter on these apps is used. Viber has over the years introduced a number of security options that are meant to protect your privacy while you use the app. Here, we will take a detailed look at these measures.
Part 1. Know Your Viber Privacy Settings
Viber has done something that is unique, they allow users to make their own decisions regarding their privacy. This means that as Viber user, you have a choice when it comes to your own personal data.
This can be done in the app’s settings where you can choose to adjust and control the various aspects of your privacy as you use the app. Just go to More > Settings > Privacy to find these features including hidden chats, personal data management options, message requests, trusted contacts and more.
Part 2. 7 Tricks to Protect Your Privacy on Viber
The following are some of the actions that you can take to further protect your privacy when using Viber;
Viber- Screen Lock on Desktop
This is a good thing to consider, particularly if the desktop computer is used by more than one person and you don’t want others to read your messages.
You have the option to set a password to lock Viber so no one else can read them. To do it, go to More > Set a Viber-Screen Lock.
Who can Add You to Group Chats?
You can also choose who can add you to group chats. This feature can prevent a situation where you find yourself a member of more groups than you can handle.
To use it, go to Settings > Privacy Privacy > Hidden Chats
‘Online’ and ‘Read’ status settings
If you don’t want other users to know if you have read their messages or when you were last online, you can easily change this in the privacy settings.
To do it, go to Settings > Privacy and turn off “‘Online’ status / ‘Seen’ status”
You can sometimes get messages that contain links, phone numbers and email address that may be harmful. You can use the spam checker on Viber for Desktop to protect yourself from these messages. The spam checker works by scanning messages from unsaved contacts and let you know if they are safe to open or not.
To enable it on Viber Desktop, go to More > Settings > Privacy and Security
On Android, go to Settings > Privacy > Auto Spam Check
This feature is not yet available for iOS
This is the ultimate way to keep your messages private. Disappearing messages is a feature that allows you to set a period after which the messages will self-destruct. It can be after 10 seconds, 1 minute, 1 hour, or even 1 day and you cannot screenshot them. Once they disappear, they are gone for good.
Password Protection- Coming Soon
Your Viber account is protected by a 6-digit PIN code that you will need to enter when registering a new device on Viber. Once it is set, the only way you will be able to register a new device its by entering this PIN code, to ensure that you are only adding new devices to your account.
We all have someone we’d like to stay in touch with, and with nearly 3.5 million Filipinos living in the USA, chances are you probably have someone back in the Philippines you’d like to contact. We’re here to show you exactly how to call the Philippines from the USA.
Begin by making sure you know what time it is in the Philippines before you make your call, so you’re not waking up whoever you’re calling.
In order to call the Philippines from the USA, dial according to the following format:
Dial 011 + 63 + area code + Philippines phone number
For example, in order to call a landline in Manila from the USA, dial 011 + 63 + 2 . .
1- is the Philippines Country Code.
63 – dialing code to call the Philippines from the USA.
Area Code – a 3 digit number. Check the specific Philippines area code you need.
Phone number – a 7 digit number (may not begin with 0).
Call a Philippines cell phone by dialing the following format, including the country code: 011 + 63 + 9 ?? . .
Notice that some cell phone numbers may have less digits, however the first digit you need to dial following the dialing code “63” is always “9”.
Choose Your Viber Out Calling Plan
Calling the Philippines can get pretty pricey, especially if you’re planning on making frequent calls to your loved ones. That’s where Viber Out comes into the picture. Guaranteeing you don’t go overboard with your calls, you can purchase a specific plan that will best suit your specific calling needs. Viber Out enables you to make calls to anyone who doesn’t have a Viber account, an internet connection or even a cell phone.
Choose one of the following Viber Out plans* to learn how you can call the Philippines from the USA starting from 16¢ per minute for landline and 21¢ per minute for mobile.
- Viber Out credit means you choose the amount of credit you’d like to purchase at any given time. Make calls to the Philippines without having to worry about going over your set budget.
30-day calling plans:
- This plan is perfect for anyone traveling abroad and enables you to make international calls to the Philippines for the duration of 30 days.
Monthly subscription plans
- With the monthly subscription plan you’ll be able to make calls to landlines and mobiles at Viber Out’s low rates. This also means you won’t have to renew your plan at any time.
Choose the best Viber Out plan for your needs and start dialing the Philippines from the USA. If you’d like to learn more about Viber Out calling rates* check them out and get the best offers on any location around the world. And in case you’re interested in learning the ropes when it comes to calling Mexico from the USA, calling India from the USA, and Canada and even calling the UK from the USA, we’ve got you covered.
“I’m bored with the old phone and want to get a new one. But planning to acquire a new one is seriously a whole lot more of a hassle as I need to transfer all of prior data into the new one. Is there some simple way to get the entire data transferred to a new smartphone effortlessly?”
Millions of people share their messages photos video and audio through social media on a daily basis. But part of them is always scared of losing their data from losing their phone while switching to a new phone.
Most of the social apps have a built-in backup option, all you need to do is follow the simple procedures below and all your data will be saved securely. Viber is one of the most active social media sites where more than 20 million people share their data and in order to protect your data all you have to do is follow some simple steps as explained below:
Part 1: How to Transfer Viber Messages to new Android Phone:
This method will help you to transfer messages easily. While transferring Viber data into a new android phone, through this method, you must have your own personal Google account.
Below are the steps to backup and restore messages into an android phone:
Step 1: Launch the Viber application on your cellphone. Tap on the gear icon on the top left side. Scroll down the list, find and click on “Settings” button. Next, from the list exhibited on your screen tap on the “Viber Backup” option. Choose the account on which you need to backup, after clicking on “Backup button”.
Step 2:Before moving onto the next step make sure you have a google account. If not, then create one, after making the account click on “Backup” and the process of backing up will start. You will receive a notification when the Viber Backup is completed.
Step 3: Just like in step 1, run the Viber application on your new phone and enter the settings option. Find and tap on the “Viber Backup” option to proceed further.
Step 4: The two options will appear “backup” and “restore”, click on the restore option. Confirm the procedure by tapping on “Restore Now”.
Part 2: How to Transfer Viber Messages to New iPhone:
To transfer all your messages into a new iPhone primarily you need is an iCloud account. All your data will be back up on your iCloud account and will then restore into your new iPhone to do so all you have to do is follow the steps given below.
Following are the steps to backup and restore messages into an iPhone:
Step 1: Open Viber application, go to more options on the screen. Several options will be displayed, click on the ” Viber Backup” button after entering into the settings tab. After that, click on “Backup Now” to initiate the backup process.
Step 2: The Viber will connect itself to your iCloud account and all your Viber data will be backed on your iCloud account.
Step 3: Log in to your iCloud account on your new iPhone. Launch the Viber application on your new iPhone.
Step 4: Viber will automatically offer you to restore Viber content. Click on the “restore now” option.
Part 3: Best Software to Transfer Viber Messages to New Phone-MobileTrans:
If you want to transfer all your messages more efficiently, then download the user-friendly software, Mobiletrans – WhatsApp Transfer, which is founded by Wondershare. It is the most promising solution to all your problems.
The main characteristics of MobileTrans are that this software backup chats from social apps to computers, transfer chats from one device to another rapidly and then restore chats from computer to smartphones. All of this can be done by this incredible software in just a single click!
Mobiletrans is compatible with 5 most used social apps:
- • Viber
- • Kik
- • Line
Steps to transfer data via Mobiletrans from old phone into new:
Step 1: Connect phone to your PC
Connect your old phone to your PC. Once it’s connected, select the option of “WhatsApp Transfer”. On the left column, from 5 different social apps option, select the option of “Viber”.
Step 2: Backup the old device
On the right-hand side, you will be given two options; “Backup” and “Restore”. Select the option of “Backup”. Wait patiently for the procedure to complete.
Step 3: Restore Viber messages to new phone
To restore data on the destination phone connect the phone and select the option “restore to device”. It will detect and display the backup that was made earlier. Choose the most recent backup you made. Click on the start button to initiate the restoration process.
Step 4: Restore data successfully
Refrain from disconnecting the devices while the process is taking place.
MobileTrans is exemplary software for transferring data, whether it’s a switch between iOS devices or it will transfer all your data in a blink of an eye. It is also great if you want to keep your mobile data safe on your PC.
Here is a video for you to look at ways to fix the most common Viber problems.:
In this era, technology has a solution to all your problems. Now you don’t have to worry while upgrading your phone just follow these simple steps and your data will be transferred in the fraction of a second. There would be no fuss nor any complication and much more efficiently your data will be transferred. Not only your messages but it also includes photos, videos, audios, and all your work-related files/documents. So stop thinking and just buy a new phone.