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Viber is also known as Rakuten Viber, is a multi-platform messaging and video call application, it was released as a freeware software for IOS, Android, Windows, macOS and Linux.

Viber is a free, simple, fast and safe messaging app. Apart from texting and making high-quality phone calls it also allows users to share media, photos and make video calls.
there are over a billion users registered on the network.
To use the Viber Messenger app all you need is a data plan or wifi connection and you are good to go.
have access to high-quality video calls, free unlimited international calls, group chat, non stop chatting and so much more.
it also has a paid landline and mobile calling service known as Viber Out.
the application is easy to navigate and has a user-friendly interface.
it can be used to send and receive free phone calls and text messages with other Viber users.
users are registered and recognized through a cellular telephone number.
it doesn’t require you to register with a username and password, just your mobile phone number as you will be identified using your mobile number.

features of the Viber Messenger App

features of the Viber Messenger app
  • offers you end to end encryption to keep your conversations private so that no one not even Viber will be able to read your messages
  • open a group chat of up to 250 members share your favourite moments together
  • text messages, media, videos, photos, sticker, GIF for free
  • call landlines, non-Viber users at a low cost
  • delete seen messages to keep your conversations a secret
  • record and send voice chats
  • users can make high-quality video calls to friends and family
  • group chat or a group video call with up to 20 people at a go
  • express your emotions with  GIFs and stickers from the Viber sticker market
  • you can start your own Viber community, whatever interest you have and interact with an unlimited number of people and get to enjoy more admin control than ever before
  • chat extensions give you easy access to your GIFs and videos, youtube, Spotify, favourite links and more
  • share messages to multiple contacts
  • allows users to share their locations
  • tag or mention your friends in a group so they don’t have to miss out on anything
  • pin messages to the top of your group’s screen
  • Share your contacts with friends
  • reply to messages in a group chat
  • You can edit messages, react to messages and organize polls and quizzes
  • Viber consumes the least amount of data
  • Games can also be played on the Viber app
  • Available in more than 30+ Languages.

Steps On How to Setup Viber Account

  • open the app by tapping on the app icon
  • enter your phone number and choose your country
  • a 4 digit confirmation code will be sent to your phone as an SMS to the number you registered with
  • enter the confirmation code to complete your registration
  • you are good to go.
You don’t need to add your contacts to your Viber account, Viber automatically syncs all your contacts with friends and family that has a Viber account it signifies you by showing the Viber icon beside their contacts, you can now call using the Viber app for free.
Before you can place a call you have to make sure that the contact you want to call also has the app on his/her device if not your call automatically goes through the network provider.
you can also send invitations to your family and friends so as to start having conversations for free. Viber also runs as a background app you can be busy and still receive phone calls through the app.

Group calls on Viber

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The all-new group feature allows users to make audio calls with up to five people when they are in a group chat or in a call already. Group Call saves you time and stress by helping you contact a group of friends, family or colleagues simultaneously.

How to make Group calls from your Group Chat

in chat groups with up to 5 people, you can call them by tapping the call button at the top of the screen, you can also invite someone who isn’t part of the group to join the call, this doesn’t mean they will become members of the group.
how to make group calls

How to add other users when making a call

when having an ongoing 1 on 1 call, you can add other users without the need of creating a group chat, to do this all you have to do is as simple as ever, while on the call, just tap the Add to call option and then select the users you would like to add to the ongoing conversation, it also lets you know when users are online or offline.
adding other users in ongoing call
Group calls make it easier when planning a business meeting with partners, hangouts with friends, holidays with families and so much more.

How to Transfer Chats to Viber

transferring chats on Viber
privacy has been a concern to most online users and this concern has led many users to start looking for a new messaging platform that is safe and secure, one of the main reasons they find it difficult to leave the older platforms is because almost all their data are been stored there and cannot be transferred.
here I will be giving you a step by step guide on how to transfer your group chats from Whatsapp to Viber.
on iPhone:
  • Open Viber then tap the new chat icon in the top right corner and select create a group
  • Select users to add
  • Tap Group and select “Add participants via the link”
  • Choose copy link or share link
  • Then open Whatsapp and paste the link you copied in your desired chats if you choose the “share link” you will select the Whatsapp users you would like to share the link to.

On Android:

  • Open Viber then tap on the purple icon on the bottom right corner and select a new group
  • Select users to add
  • Click on the three dots at the top right corner click on chat info then select “Add participants via the link”
  • Choose copy link or share link
  • Then open Whatsapp and paste the link you copied in your desired chats if you choose the “share link” you will select the Whatsapp users you would like to share the link to.
with the link, you shared anyone can access your new Viber group from Whatsapp. this link works across any messaging app.
To download the app visit the play store or click this link play.google.com.viber., click on install, then you are good to go.
To learn more you can visit their official website at viber.com
thanks for reading.

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