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How to Get Started with Viber: iOS and Android Download Instructions

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Billions of people worldwide enjoy the benefits offered by mobile messaging apps and the number of downloads continues to rise. In the battle among which ones are in the top slots, Viber shares the spot with WhatsApp and Messenger owned by Facebook. While these other two are said to be more popular in most countries, with WhatsApp being the choice in 107 countries like the U.S., India and Viber also has its share of users and is the preferred app in other countries like Russia and Croatia.

Originally created for iOS, this messaging app is now available on other platforms, including Windows Desktop, Windows phones, and Android. So, if you still do not have it installed and want to give it a try, here are the simple steps to download Viber on your iOS or Android phone.

Viber Download for iOS

Setting up Viber on your iPhone is relatively easy with these simple steps:

  1. Launch the App Store and search for Viber.
  2. Download and install on your iPhone or iPad.
  3. Open the app and tick on “Continue”.
  4. Simply follow the next instructions which will prompt you to select your country from a drop-down menu, enter your phone number, including the country and area code without leading 0s, spaces and exit codes and select “Yes” to confirm.
  5. Wait for the SMS message indicating your access code. If you do not receive a code within 60 seconds, you can opt for a voice call.
  6. One you receive the access code, type the numbers in the space provided found in the Viber setup screen.
  7. After, you can login from your Facebook account or you can enter your information to login.

You can now make calls and send texts instantly to your friends with Viber accounts. Viber also automatically indicates which of your contacts are using Viber.

Viber Download for Android

Installing Viber on an Android device is also quick and easy.

  1. Launch Google Play Store and type in “Viber” on the search bar.
  2. Choose the appropriate icon and install.
  3. Follow steps 3-7 from the instructions on how to download Viber for iOS.

Viber free download is a top instant messenger for Android and iOS devices. If you still do not yet have it on your device, you sure are missing a lot.