Viber is undoubtedly one of the most popular instant messengers in this era of intelligence. With Viber, you can send messages and make phone calls to other Viber user for free. It has never been more fun to communicate with friends and family near and far. You can also send voice or video messages. Because of its convenience, more and more people use Viber on the smart phones and tablets.
As a Viber user, you may lose your important Viber data like messages after application update or due to unintentional deletion. Here are some tips you can learn to help backup & restore Viber chat history on Android.
Solution 1: Recover Deleted Viber Messages, Photos, Videos, Call History, etc from Android without Backup
Most of the time, chats lost on Viber happens unexpectedly, especially with no backup. At this time, you'd better select one professional recovery tool. Yolisoft Android Data Recovery is considered as the best and all-in-one data recovery software for Android phones and tablets without backup.
This software works well on almost all Android devices like Samsung, HTC, LG, HUAWEI, Sony, Lenovo, Motorola, OnePlus, ZTE, etc. The latest devices are also supported, such as Galaxy S8(+), LG G6, HTC U11, Honor 9, Sony Xperia L1, Lenovo K6 Note, Motorola Moto Z2 Play, OnePlus 5 and more. Download & install Yolisoft Android Data Recovery on your computer, then follow the steps below to get back deleted viber messages on Android.
Launch the program. Connect your device to PC or Mac via USB cable and enable the USB debugging with the on-screen instructions.
After your device is connected and identified, choose the "Messaging" file type to enter the next stage to select a recovery mode.
Then start analyzing your device. The time how long it will take depends on the mode you have chosen and the amount of the files you want to search.
When the analyze is done, you can preview your lost messages, including Viber conversations on your device. You're allowed to view the deleted ones by filter. Finally selectively recover them to your computer.
Solution 2: Retrieve Deleted Viber Messages on Android from Backup
Viber won’t backup its chats automatically. When you change your phone or reinstall the Viber app, your message history will not be kept. But by backing up your messages regularly, you can restore them to your phone in case of data loss. With the version 6.1 and above, Viber allows users to back up message history to Cloud service and restore to a device with the same phone number.
Backup Viber Conversations on Android
Go to "More".
Choose "Viber Backup".
Tap "Back up".
Wait while Viber backs up your chats.
Restore Viber Messages from Backup
Open "More" screen.
Tap on "Viber Backup".
Check the backup information.
Select "RESTORE NOW".
Note: If you have troubles in backing up viber data with the built-in option above, you can also create a backup file of your Viber messages via Email. Enter the "Settings" in Viber -> choose "Calls and messages" -> click "Email message history". Here all you need to know is that the chat messages in the email backup can not be added back to your Viber account.