No one is going to dispute how great Viber is, in terms of its ability to let you exchange messages with those who are important to you. However, if there is any complaint to be drawn against the service, it is the fact that backing up or transferring your Viber messages from your iPhone to your computer is a little bit on the convoluted side of things.
And then, of course, what are you supposed to do, if you want to restore the backup?
While some people may not know how to do either of those things, thankfully, saving your Viber messages from your smartphone device to a computer is actually fairly straightforward. Although it is true that a number of steps are involved, it is also true that in hardly any time, you can backup message histories, and then restore them at a later date and time. Naturally, it just comes down to knowing the steps involved.
The Importance Of Saving Viber Messages
Obviously, there are a number of reasons as to why someone may want to have their Viber messages backed up. You may want to keep track of important conversations related to school or work of some kind. You may have exchanged crucial information with someone. Or you may just want to keep track of ridiculous-but-endlessly-entertaining conversations with friends and family.
Regardless of why you need to back-up your Viber messages from your iPhone to your computer, the most important thing is the ability to do so. It is worth mentioning again that there are going to be a few steps involved in this process. However, the steps are not too terribly complicated, when taken as a whole. Once you’ve committed them to memory, you can use the steps involved at any time. You will also have the ability to restore the backup you’ve saved, should you need to do that, as well.
Just keep in mind that when it comes to learning how to save Viber messages, this article only covers instructions for those who have an iPhone device. If you have a different device, these steps may not apply.
Part 1. How to Backup Your Viber Messages from iPhone to Computer
Ready to learn how to backup Viber messages from iPhone? Here is everything you need to know. First of all, you need to download the program as per your operating system:
Note: Before you actually get started: Prior to actually running your Viber message backup software, you’re going to want to take care of a couple of things beforehand. Start by making sure you have iTunes 11.0 installed on your device. This is absolutely essential! Next, if you have a password in place to protect your iPhone device, make sure you’ve typed in that password.