How to Activate Viber on Smartphones and PCs

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Like WhatsApp, Viber is a messaging app with exclusive features and functions. Viber is a secured messaging app that doesn’t read or listen to your calls or chats. You can hide sensitive chats from the chat list. If you’re already made up your mind to use Viber but don’t know how to activate it, read the below instructions.

How to Activate Viber on Android and iOS

[1] Download and install the Viber app on your smartphone from the Play Store or App Store.

How to Activate Viber on smartphones

[2] Open the Viber app on your smartphone.

[3] Enter your active phone number for OTP verification.

[4] You’ll receive a unique 6-digit activation code via SMS or phone call.

[5] Enter the activation code and click Continue.

[6] Within a few seconds, the activation process finishes and you’re ready to use Viber.

[7] Fill in your name, DOB, and email ID, and checkmark the circle if you want Viber updates.

How to Activate Viber on a PC

[1] Go to the official website and download the Viber extension file. You can also install the Viber application on your Windows PC from the Microsoft Store.

Viber for PC

[2] Open the Viber app.

[3] Tap the QR icon and scan it on your smartphone.

[4] Tap Sync to initiate the syncing Viber on your PC with your smartphone.

[5] Now, you can use Viber on your PC.

How to Activate Viber Without Phone Number

There is no way to access Viber without a phone number as the platform needs a phone number for verification purposes. But there is another way to resolve this, if you do not want to use your active number you can try any free virtual mobile number to use Viber. There are services like TextNow and Second line to get temporary virtual numbers.

[1] Download Viber and TextNow apps on your smartphone.

[2] In the TexNow app, sign up with your Facebook or Google account.

[3] Select a virtual number and use this number on Viber to generate an activation code.

[4] Repeat the same procedure as given above for activating Viber.

[5] That’s all you’ve activated Viber successfully.


1. How to install Viber on Mac?

On the official Viber website, you can download the Viber app for Mac PCs.

2. How to activate Viber without code?

Without a verification code, you can’t activate the Viber app.

3. Why can’t I activate Viber on my phone?

You can’t activate Viber on two devices with the same number. Make sure to delete the previous Viber account to create a new one.

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