100% Working Tutorial to Make Viber Backup and Restore Backup to Viber

"I am using Viber on my smartphone and save some important messages with my close friends, recently I was notified lack of storage when open Viber, I want to back up my Viber messages, but I don't know how to create Viber backup, please help." Viber allows users to keep in touch with their friends via text messages, emoji, images, and more. Some people want to learn how to create Viber backup and save precious moments. Therefore, we are going to show you how-to in this tutorial.

Viber Backup

Part 1: Backup and restore Viber messages on iPhone/Android directly

One reason that users are confused about how to backup Viber is that the designs of Viber for iOS and Android are different. So, we describe how-to separately.

How to backup Viber messages on iPhone

Step 1. Open the "Settings" app, head to "iCloud" > "iCloud Drive" and toggle the switch of "Viber" to turn it on.

Step 2. Then run the Viber app from your home screen, go to the more options screen and navigate to "Settings" > "Account" > "Viber Backup".

Step 3. Once tap on "Back up now", the Viber backup process will be triggered.

Step 4. To back up Viber messages automatically on iPhone, tap "Auto backup" under the Back up now option, and select "Weekly" or "Monthly".

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How to restore Viber messages on iPhone

Step 1. If you delete messages in Viber unintentionally, connect your iPhone to a Wi-Fi network and make sure to turn on iCloud.

Step 2. When prompted to restore previous backup, touch "Email message history", which the program is able to transfer viber backup to your email.

Step 3. Choose the Email server and enter the email address and title to transfer the viber backup to email account.

Restore Viber Backup

How to backup Viber messages on Android

Step 1. Turn on your Android phone, open Viber app, if Viber is not connected to Google Drive, tap on "Connect drive" message and sign in your Google account.

Step 2. Then go to the more options screen and navigate "Settings" > "Account" > "Viber Backup" and touch "Back up".

Step 3. If you want to make backup automatically, set the frequency after enable "Auto backup" option.

Backup Viber Messages

How to restore Viber messages on Android

Step 1. Connect your Android phone to a Wi-Fi network and sign in your Google account on your phone.

Step 2. Open the more screen, locate to "Settings" > "Account" > "Viber Backup", tap on "Restore" and hit "Restore Now". Then Viber will detect Viber backup and restore messages from it.

Restore Viber Backup Android

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Part 2: Backup and restore Viber messages on Viber backup software

The built-in Viber backup feature has some downsides, such as overwrite previous backup. So, you may look for a better way to create backups for Viber and restore lost messages easily.

Backup and restore Viber messages on iPhone

Apeaksoft iOS Data Backup & Restore is the best way to make Viber backup and restore Viber messages. Its key features include:

iOS Data Backup & Restore

  • Backup Viber messages from iPhone to computer in a single click.
  • Decide to back up entire iPhone or only Viber messages.
  • Add password on Viber backup to protect private information.
  • Open and preview Viber messages on computer.
  • Restore Viber messages to iPhone from the backup.
  • Support text messages, images, videos and other attachments.
  • Compatible with iPhone 15/14/13/12/11/XS/XR/X/8 Plus/8, etc., iPad Pro/Air/Mini, and iPod Touch.
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Step 1. Connect iPhone to iOS Data Backup & Restore.

Use a USB cable to connect your iPhone to your computer, and launch the Viber backup tool for iPhone after installed it on your computer. The application is able to recognize your iPhone automatically.


Step 2. Back up Viber messages in one click.

Click on the "iOS Data Backup" button on home interface to open the next window. If you select "Encrypted backup", drop your password. Click "Start" button to open the data type window. Here you can select desired data types, like "Messages & Attachments". Click the "Next" button to initiate backup Viber.


Step 3. Restore Viber messages.

Any time when you delete Viber messages unintentionally, open iOS Data Backup & Restore and plug in your iPhone to computer, select iOS Data Restore, choose the latest backup file on the list and click "View Now" button to open the detail window. Select a data type, like "Messages", choose the messages you want to restore and click "Restore to Device".


You may also want to know: How to Use iBackup Viewer to Extract Data from iPhone

Backup and restore Viber messages on Android

When it comes to Android phone, Apeaksoft Android Data Backup & Restore is the best option since it offers many useful features, such as:

1. Create Viber backup on Android in one click.

2. Open and view Viber messages on your computer.

3. Retrieve lost messages from backup to Android phone or computer.

4. No interrupt existing messages on your phone when backup and restore.

5. Handle text messages, pictures, emoji and other elements in Viber.

6. Encrypt Viber backup to prevent others from spying.

7. Available to a wider range of Android phone models.

How to backup and restore Viber messages on Android

Step 1. Get Viber backup software installed on your computer.

Download and install Android Data Backup & Restore to your computer and hook up your phone to the computer via USB cord. Click on the “Device Data Backup” button to continue.

Connect Android

Step 2. Back up Viber messages in one click.

Select the "Messages" option on Data Type window. If you want to encrypt your Viber backup, tick the checkbox next to "Encrypted Backup". Click the "Start" button to trigger the backup process.

Backup Android

Step 3. Restore Viber messages to Android.

To retrieve lost messages from Viber backup, connect your phone to Android Data Backup & Restore. Choose "Device Data Restore" on home window and select the latest backup file. Finally, click the "Start" button to get what you want.

Restore Android

In addition to Viber data backup, this program can also help backup Android Whatsapp or other social chat app.


As a social chat app, Viber grows quickly. It is much like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. But many users still do not grasp their favorite chat app, no mention to backup and restore. Based on our tutorial, you might understand how to make Viber backup and restore lost messages from backup at any time.

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