How to Add Viber Contacts

If you are new to Viber and only recently registered an account in this messenger, you may face issues with certain aspects of use of this messenger. In particular, you may find it problematic to add Viber contacts – especially considering that this is, perhaps, among the most important things for new users of Viber. This step-by-step guide will demonstrate you how to add Viber contacts quickly and without much of an effort. You should simply follow the guidelines provided on this page.


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The first thing you should do in either case is launching the Viber app by tapping on this icon

  • Before you will get an ability to add Viber contacts to your contact list, you should launch this mobile application. For that, you should find the Viber icon on your smartphone and tap on it.

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If you want to add Viber contacts, you should tap on this menu button in order to proceed further

  • Once you have got to see the page with your chats in Viber, you will have to open a Viber menu. That can be done by tapping on the menu button, which is located in the left-upper part of the page.

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You need to tap on this menu item if you want to add a contact in Viber

  • After you have opened the Viber menu, you will get to see many different options there. Yet, you have to tap on the “Add contact” menu item there.

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You are able to add a contact either by typing a phone number in the given field or by scanning a QR code of a particular person

  • Immediately after that, you will get to see a page where you can add a contact to your contact list. There are two ways of adding a contact in Viber: through QR code and via a mobile phone number.

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When you will find a particular person whom you want to add in Viber, you need to tap on one of the following two buttons in order to add him/her

  • If you want to add a user through a QR code, you should simply tap on the “Scan QR Code” button and scan the QR code of that user.
  • Another way is adding a user in Viber through the mobile phone. For that, you should enter the user’s mobile phone number in the given field and tap on the “Continue” button.

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As you can see, a new contact has just been added to the Viber account

  • After that, you will get to see the profile page of that contact. Instead of the phone number, we recommend you to add name to that user. Once you are done with configuring the account of that user in your contact list, you should tap on the “Done” button.
  • Following it, you will get an ability to write, call, and make video calls to the user you have just added.

You can also get to know how to get started on Viber.