Messaging app Rakuten Viber now provides a stress-free way to switch to a new number or devices.
Changing your mobile number might be liberating and upgrading your device is gratifying but it’s also a stressful task. You need to install your favorite apps again. Logging into your accounts is troublesome when you do not remember your credentials. Syncing your app data takes forever. Informing your contacts of your new number is another story.
Here’s some good news for you if you use Viber to catch up with family and friends or for work:
A major update on Viber enables users to change their mobile number and primary device without losing their any data. No need to worry about losing your entire chat history, downloaded sticker packs and Viber Out credits!
How does this work?
Viber automatically detects your new SIM card, which prompts the change Viber phone number flow. With just a few easy steps the user can transfer all of their Viber data into their new number.
Users changing both number and device on the same operating system must complete the process first via their old phone. When the change Viber phone number flow is done, insert the new SIM card in the new device. Finally, activate your Viber account.
Viber contacts who has your old number will receive an in-chat notification with a prompt to save your new one. Once they have done that they can carry on chatting with you!
Note: this feature is available to Android and iOS users.
See how easy and seamless that is? Update your app now!
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