What is Viber and How to Use it on iOS Devices

Viber: What is it?

With the growth of technology and the increase in the overall internet connections speeds, services which were once costly indulgences are now becoming freely accessible to everyone. Viber offers one such luxury for free. With this app, one can make long-distance calls using up their phone data or Wi-Fi connection. As long as the device is connected to the internet, you can call and chat with anybody from any part of the world.

This application enables users to send countless free texts along with unlimited free calling from over the world. Moreover, Viber also keeps the users socially informed because users can send and receive pictures over instant messages, profile statuses, etc.

How to use Viber on iOS

  1. You can download Viber app on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch by going to the App Store. Or else, visit the official Viber iTunes webpage.
  2. After installing Viber on your iOS device, you will see a welcome screen.
  3. Hit the Continue button advance to the next screen.
  4. You will now have to input the phone number.
  5. Hit the Continue button after entering it.
  6. In the verification screen, check the phone number and hit the OK button to proceed.
  7. Check the text messages and copy the Viber verification code.
  8. Paste the access code in the box and tap on Enter Viber.
  9. When you are accessing Viber for the first time, you will be required to grant the app access to the contacts.
  10. Hit the OK button in order to connect with the users in your Contacts list who use Viber.
  11. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the setup process.
  12. After signing up, you will be able to see the contact list in Viber.
  13. If you wish to contact anybody, just hit their name. The app is easy to navigate with a friendly user interface.
  14. After tapping on the Contact name, you can select whether you wish to call or text.

Advantages of Viber

  • Viber is a fantastic platform for making and receiving calls over the internet. You do not have to pay for the app or calling services.
  • You can create groups and chat with your friends, share pictures and upload statuses.
  • The setup process is easy and can be done quickly.
  • A number of people use Viber, and it is a trending app.

Disadvantages of Viber

  • If you wish to place a call, then the other person should also have the Viber app.
  • You need a good quality internet connection to get a good calling experience. If you have no internet, then you cannot place or receive calls.


All in all, Viber is a perfect app which is an excellent substitute for traditional phone calls. It is very easy to set up, and have a large user base.

Joe Martin is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Joe has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

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