Viber is one of the most popular mobile applications that allow its users to send text messages and make calls to other users for free. Viber works with both 3G and Wi-Fi.
Out of all the many different social mobile apps, WhatsApp is probably the most popular. However, there is one drawback that comes with the usage of WhatsApp and it is that it runs exclusively on a mobile platform. This specific factor is what has made Viber stand out from the rest. Viber can be used on PC and mobile platforms.
Viber for Smartphones
It is quite easy to get Viber on your smartphone. Here are the guidelines for installing the Viber application in your smartphone:
- Download Viber from Googleâs Play store if you use an Android powered smartphone. If you use Apple platform, go to the Apple store.
- Run the application. Next, click on continue on the home screen to continue with the installation process.
- You will see the prompts that require your approval for access to your phoneâs address book. This will help you find those in your contacts who also use Viber. That is why you need to give Viber access to the contact list.
- Enter your mobile phone number and the country you live in.
- After a few seconds, you will get a verification code in the form of a text. This code helps Viber verify that the number you provided is actually yours.
- Enter the verification code when prompted, to the hit enter.
- You will be provided with the option for synchronizing your Facebook profile with your Viber account.
Viber for Your PC
If you wish to use Viber on your PC, you will have to install it. But thereâs a catch. To install Viber in your PC, you will first have to install it in your smartphone. The reason is that Viber for PC cannot work as a standalone app for PC.
Here is how to go about installing Viber on your PC:
- First off, you will have to confirm that your PC has met the required minimum hardware and system requirements. These requirements are very necessary for those who want to install Viber in their PCâs. Get the details from Viberâs official site.
- Download Viber for Computer/PC.
- Click on Run and then click on the box confirming that you agree to the agreement license.
- Click yes on the prompt asking whether you have installed Viber in your smartphone. Enter your number when prompted to.
Viber will send a verification code to your phone. Enter the code when prompted. After that, you will be ready to use Viber.
You can also synchronize your messages. Viber for PC is available for people using Mac, Linux and Windows PC.
Â Updating Viber
Whenever there are new updates, you will be notified. Make sure to update, as soon as you can, to get the latest features and upgrades.
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