I was texting with my friends using Viber, I accidentally tapped the “delete” button, and all the existing messages & contacts have gone. Does anyone know how do I recover the viber messages from my Samsung Android phone? – Vivian
More than 200 million android users make calls, send messages, share photos and videos by using viber. I guess Vivian is not the only one who encountered the trouble of deleting viber messages accidentally. What’s worse, the viber doesn’t keep the backup of your chat history in the serve, which makes viber message history recovery more difficult. Don’t worry, that’s why we write the post to help you to get this around. Read on this page, it tells you several ways backup & restore deleted viber messages from android.
Part 1. Recover Android Viber Messages with Data Recovery Apps
In most cases, data stored on your android device lost due to the uncontrollable reasons. You may want to recover deleted viber message history onto your device and no backups available. In this case, we recommend you to get help from the 3-rd party data recovery application to do the job.
Android Data Recovery
Android Data Recovery (Android Data Recovery Mac) is a great data recovery tool to recover viber messages on android. It is compatible with a broad variety of android smartphones and tablets, including the latest Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, S7, S7 edge, S6, S6 edge, S5, S4, Note 4, Note 5, Note 7, HTC U11, HTC U Ultra, One X10, One M9, M8, Sony, Motorola, Huawei, LG etc. In addition, it is not limited to recover viber messages, it can also restore viber call log, photos, videos and more files on your android in a few steps.
- Run the program and connect your device to computer.
- Access and scan viber messages stored on your android device.
- Preview & recover deleted viber chat history on android.
Part 2. Backup & Restore Viber Messages from Android by Email
Save viber messages on Android with Email. Viber offers built-in option to save its chat history. When you open Viber setting on your android, go to “More” options and choose “Settings”, then just click “Calls and messages” and tap the option “Email message history”. It will create a backup file of all chat conversations present in the chat history. After that, send it to yourself or any other mail.
Recover Deleted Viber Messages from Android. Given that you have saved and sent the viber messages to email before, simply log in your email account and download the attachment(backup file) to your SD card. Once you’ve done so, the viber messages chat history, as with Android, will be accessible on any text file reader. In the other words, the backed up viber messages cannot be restored onto your device directly.
Note: You should know that not all of your Viber messages history can be restore, such as:
- Messages from Hidden Chats
- Outgoing photos and videos
- Any unsent messages
- Group likes and settings
- Conversation settings
Android Viber Transfer
Android Viber Transfer can easily restore viber chat message from computer to any of your android devices. With it, you can easily backup the current viber messages to your computer. Besides, It as well allows you transfer viber messages from one moblie to the other.
- Run the software and connect android to computer.
- Select the backup file under “Local Database” list.
- Right click the backup file and press “Transfer Messages from Database to Android”.
- Choose a device which you want to recover viber messages to.
Note: Stop using your android device once the viber messages lost/deleted. Old messages may be overwritten by new content, which will make data unrecoverable.