With each day that passes, the list of communication applications grows. Gone are the days when the most convenient method of communication was email. Today there are numerous instant messaging platforms like WhatsApp, Skype, Kik, Line, Facebook and Tango among many others. Viber is just one more instant communication app to add to the list.
Viber won the hearts of more than 12 million users when it was first introduced in the market. If you are not too keen on paying hefty fees to chat and talk to your friends, then Viber should be the application of choice. It offers a free service that allows you to share videos, photos and send texts. It is also possible to make hi-quality VolP if you have Wi-Fi, 3G to 4G connectivity for your mobile device. Viber has been created in such a way that it instantly syncs with your contacts and lets you know which contacts have Viber thus making it easy for you to stay in touch with them. Viber is a simple to use application and is available to people in different parts of the world.
Why exactly is this app loved by people? Find out below.
The Viber Setup
It takes you less than one minute to get Viber installed and running. Once the app is installed, it will request for permission to access your address book and send out push notifications. Once this is done, you will be required to enter your phone number, which acts as your ID. Next, you will be required to enter your user name, choose a profile pic and connect with Facebook for it to sync with your Facebook friends and contacts.
Viber is available for any platform – from Blackberry to Nokia, Android to IOS, and Symbian to Windows Phone 7. It is also possible to run the app on Windows as well as on an OS X 10.7 system.
Viber has a clean interface that is also quite easy to use. You use the navigation bar situated at the bottom of the app to go to messages, keypads, recent contacts and much more. The messages tab shows your message chats, the recent tab displays all recent calls, the contacts tab shows your contacts on Viber, address book contacts and your favorite contacts, and the keypad tab allows you to make calls to people in your address book. There is also a “more” button which allows you to invite your friends to download and start using Viber and it also allows you to personalize your settings. The only thing missing on Viber that competitors have is the status bar.
Viber features super-animated emoticons that look better than the standard ones. The app also comes with sticker options to send stickers to your friends. The app also comes with a camera feature which can be used to take and send photos. You can also enjoy group chats of up to 40 people. This is a higher number than that allowed in most apps.
This messaging application works seamlessly to send texts, make calls and share data. The call quality is clear and adding contacts is easy. This makes this application’s performance above average.
The Viber app is easy to use and adds fun to chatting and calls, plus it is affordable. It is no wonder it is a favorite among many users.