How to Transfer Viber Messages to New iPhone

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With newer, better device models coming out every other day, it is not uncommon to find that we need to move data from an old iPhone to a new iPhone such as iPhone X or iPhone 8. As time goes by, the process has become easier, quicker and more efficient. You can easily move your Viber Messages and their attachments from one device to another as this article will show. Let’s begin with how to move the Viber messages from one iPhone to another.

How to Transfer Viber Messages from iPhone to iPhone via iCloud

To transfer Viber messages from one iPhone to another, you must first of all backup the Viber messages on your old device. Backup to iCloud.

Step 1. Open Viber on your iPhone and select the more options screen.

Step 2. Select SettingsViber Backup, then choose Back up now.

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Step 3. Once you have backed up all the Viber messages on your iPhone. Install the Viber app on the new iPhone and sign in to your Viber account and then choose to restore the backup from the cloud service you used.


It is, however, worth noting that some of your Viber chat histories may not be restored. These include hidden chats, outgoing photos and videos, group likes and settings, conversation settings and unsent messages.There is also no way to transfer Viber messages across platforms. You can’t transfer Viber messages from your iPhone to an Android device or Vice versa.

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You can, however, back up your Viber messages to the computer and then transfer them to a new device. One of the best tools to help you do this is iMyFone D-Port Pro. This iOS data backup & restore tool will allow you to easily transfer all your Viber Messages and their attachments to your new iPhone. Here’s how to do it.

Note: iMyFone D-Port Pro supports to back up and restore only WhatsApp messages, WeChat messages and messages for now. More types of data will be supported in future updates.

Step 1. Download and install the program on your computer and then launch it.

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Step 2. From the main window, select “Back Up & Export from Device” and then click “Back Up Viber.” In the next window, select “Viber” and click “Next.

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Step 3. Next, connect the iPhone to the computer using a USB cable and once the program recognizes the device, click “Back Up”.

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Step 4. When the process is complete, all the Viber messages and their attachments will be backed up on your computer successfully.

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Step 5. Then from the "Restore Backup to Device" tab choose the Viber backup and click Next.

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Step 6. The program will start to scan the Viber backup. Once the scanning is finished, you can preview your Viber messages before restore. Connect your iPhone to the computer and then click Restore and it will start to restore the Viber messages to your new iPhone.

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