The Viber free calling app is well known for its heroics in the VoIP world as well as instant messaging services.
With a user base of about 600 million people from all over the world, this application remains to be among the most popularly used app among the many available on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
Viber was launched in 2010, and it was meant to serve iOS, users. However, things later changed as Android users also got a nod. Today, this app can be used in a variety of platforms that include tablets, PCs, and phones. These devices can be installed with Windows Phone, Android, iOS, Mac as well as Windows OS.
Viber is free to download and use
The internet has taken over the world of communication in general. People no longer depend on mobile carriers and telecom companies to make calls and send messages. Instead, Viber, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, WeChat and other messaging apps have stepped in and are doing some marvelous things with regards to communication.
The good thing about these many instant messaging apps is that they are available for free. Furthermore, using these apps only requires an internet connection on your phone, tablet or PC. This means that to download and use Viber on your phone, you need to have an internet connection. Using Viber to make calls, unlike normal phone calls, does not directly consume your airtime. Instead, it makes use of your carrier’s charges with respect to Internet subscriptions. To avoid this, it is better to subscribe to an unlimited data pack from your carrier, which are normally available at reasonable prices.
If you want to enjoy totally free calls on Viber, the best thing is to connect your device to a Wi-Fi internet source. In this way, you won’t be charged directly by your carrier, and thus the calls will be free of any charge.
Make affordable calls with Viber Out
Viber has more than just free calling. There is the Viber Out service that allows the millions of people using this app make very affordable domestic and overseas calls using the internet. Using Viber Out, you will be sure of getting a cheaper alternative to normal phone calls.
Regardless of the operating system version or device you are using, you will be able to use this service for making calls to non-Viber users, be it on landlines or other phone numbers. However, before you can use this service, you, first of all, buy Viber credits.
How to purchase Viber credits
Purchasing Viber credits on Viber is very simple. First launch the app when it is up and running, tap on More>Settings and Privacy>Viber Out” and from there, tap on “Buy Credit.” You will have to choose a plan that best suits your calling needs.
After you are sure of the plan you want, go ahead and buy the Viber credits. You are now good to dial any landline or mobile phone number by heading to the app’s keypad. The Viber website lists the rates charged for making domestic and international calls.