If you’re looking for an app that allows you to send text messages and make free phone calls, Viber is one of the best messaging apps available for iOS and Android devices. If you’re new to Viber, here’s a guide on how to use the app to make free phone calls and send text messages to other Viber users’.
1. Download the Viber App
Head on over to the Play Store or App Store and download the Viber app. Once the app has downloaded, open up the app and give the app access to your address book so it can automatically sync your contacts. The app will already know which of your contacts have the Viber app downloaded.You will then be asked to choose your country and enter in your phone number. Once you continue, you will need to verify your phone number, and wait receive an access code via SMS.
2. Send Text Messages to Your Friends
To send a text message, simply tap on messages in the bottom left-hand corner and hit compose. You can then select one of your contacts or choose to enter a name or phone number. You can get creative with your text messages and add stickers or emoji to your conversations. The app offers stickers that you can purchase for a low cost. Violet, the Viber girl sticker package is free, while the Love is All You Need sticker package costs $1.99.
If you want to send a voice message, just tap the microphone, hold and start talking.
By tapping on the ‘+’ you can take a photo or video, send a doodle, send location and send a voice message. Push notifications make it so you don’t have to worry about missing a text message or phone call.
If you want to add more participants to a conversation, tap on the settings icon and tap on ‘Add more participants.’
3. Make Free Calls
To make a phone call, all you need to do is tap the keypad icon on the bottom of the screen.
If the person you’re looking to call doesn’t have Viber downloaded on their device, you can use Viber Out to make calls to landline or non-Viber mobile numbers for $0.99 or $4.99.
Overall, Viber is pretty easy to use. Once you’re set up with Viber, you will be able to make free calls and send text messages to any Viber user that’s in your contact list.