How To Transfer Viber Messages To New Phone?

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Are you getting a new phone? All excited because of the new phone. But wait, remember one thing – a new phone means lots of hassles in getting all data transfer to the new one from the old phone.

And if you are a Viber user, like over 20 million people who use that social media messaging app, you are already in a lot of trouble. That’s because Viber data won’t store on your account. Instead, it is stored on your device. So, if you are getting your Viber on the new phone without backup, all your data will be lost forever.

But worry not. There is a way to transfer all your Viber data from your old phone to your new one. If you are wondering how just follow my guide to learn the process.

How To Transfer Viber Messages To New Phone:

Transferring Viber messages and data from the old phone to the new one is easy. But you might remember a few things before proceeding, like cross-platform data transfer is impossible with Viber. In simplified terms, suppose you use Android but want to transfer your Viber data to an iPhone – that’s not possible.

If you are using Viber on your iPhone, you can transfer data on your iPhone, and the same goes for Android.

How To Transfer Viber Messages To New Phone?

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Now I have warned you with the cautions, let’s begin with the steps to transfer Viber messages and other data from one phone to another:

Step 1: Connect Your Viber Account with the Cloud Storage

You know what – Viber can’t back up your data on its storage. Thus it needs an alternative storage facility to store all data to be restored later. Those who want to make a backup of their data must connect the Viber with the cloud storage and proceed.

Connect Viber with Google Drive on Android:

  1. Launch the Viber app on your phone.
  2. Tap on the More or three-line icon on the top.
  3. From the submenus, tap on Settings.
  4. See the Account option – tap on it.
  5. Now, tap on Viber Backups.
  6. Tap on the Not Connected to Google Drive
  7. Choose an account that you like back up your Viber messages and data.

Connect Viber with iCloud on iPhone:

  1. Go to Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on your Apple ID, which is located on the top.
  3. Tap on the iCloud from the submenus.
  4. Several apps will be displayed there. Make sure to Switch ON Viber from there.

Step 2: Backup Your Chat History on the Old Phone

  1. Go to the Viber app on your phone.
  2. Tap on the More icon – it’s a three-line icon for Android and a three-dot icon for iPhone.
  3. See Settings on the list of submenus – tap on it.
  4. Tap on the Account.
  5. Then tap on the Viber Backup.
  6. Tap on Auto Backup and choose how often you want your data to be backed up, like daily, weekly, or monthly.
  7. Choose if you want your photos and videos to be backed up too.
  8. Tap on Back Up Now.

Step 3: Get Viber on Your New Phone

It’s time to download and install the Viber app on your new phone. If you are an Android user, just download the app from Google Play Store. Or download it from the App Store if you’re an iPhone user.

When the app is installed, you must use your phone number and connect the new phone to your Viber account. Make sure you use the same number you used to open your existing account.

Step 4: Restore Your Messages and Data

  1. Launch the Viber
  2. Go to More.
  3. Tap on the Settings.
  4. Tap on the Account.
  5. See Viber Backup – tap on it.
  6. Then Tap on the Restore.
  7. Tap on Restore Now.


How Do I Transfer My Viber Messages To My New Phone? 

Well, that’s very simple. You just have to back up all your Viber data on your old phone. And then install Viber on your new phone. But remember that Viber can’t back up data on its servers. So, you must choose either Google Drive (Android) or iCloud (iPhone). After making a backup – just install and set up your Viber account on the new phone and restore the data.

Can You Retrieve Old Viber Messages From Old Phone To New Phone? 

Yes, you can retrieve old Viber messages from your old phone to your new one if you have made a backup before erasing them. Remember that retrieving messaging and other data is only possible if you have backed them up. So, you must choose the regular backup option from the backup section for all your messages and restore them on your new phone.

How Can I Export My Viber Messages? 

Just make a backup of our messages and restore them with the following:

  1. Launch the Viber
  2. Tap on the More
  3. Tap on Settings.
  4. Tap on the Account.
  5. Tap on the option called Viber Backup.
  6. Choose an account where you like to back up your messages.
  7. Tap on Backup Now.
  8. And if you have made a backup, just tap on the Restore data on your new phone.

How Can I Recover My Viber Chat History Without Backup? 

You can use several other ways if you are not comfortable with the backup system when recovering your Viber chat history. You can connect your Viber account with Google or Apple account, and they will back up the chat history. On the other hand, you can also use third-party software to help you recover your Viber chat history.

Conclusion: Getting a new phone is necessary if your old one is stolen or broken. And if you are a regular Viber user, you have a lot of important data and messages on your account that you need to transfer to your new phone. I hope my guide will assist in that task, and you will successfully be able to transfer all your Viber messages to your new phone.

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