Viber for PC is an application that can be used to make free calls between two Viber users. Viber users can also send text messages to each other for free. Viber is officially only available for iPhone and Android phones. However, a lot of people want to have Viber on their PCs which does not seem possible easily. However, we have found a way to get Viber for PC now.
You will be able to download Viber for PC and then make free calls and send free text to your friends who use either Viber on their Android or iPhones or Viber for PC. You will be able to communicate with them for free without the need of buying an expensive smartphone to use Viber for Android or Viber for iPhone. You will be able to download Viber for PC and make those calls using a microphone and speaker connected to your PC and you will be able to send Free SMS messages anywhere in the world for free too.
Viber for PC does not have video calls currently to be one of the Skype Alternatives. However, there are a bunch of good Skype alternatives that can make free video conferencing calls.¬
Anyways, let us get started with Viber for PC download.
Viber for PC – step by step guide
In order to get Viber on your PC you need to get an Android emulator running on it. With the android emulator, you can install Viber for Android on it and then you can use Viber for Android as if it is Viber for PC.
The emulator will let you make calls to other Viber users. You can register for a Viber account using your PC and then log in to Viber from your Viber for PC only. This way, you will be able to make free calls to anyone using your PC. The another advantage of this method is that you do not need to spend money on a smartphone. You can download the Google Android simulator, or emulator if you will, and then use that to install Viber on your PC.
You need to follow the steps below to get Viber for PC
- Download Android Emulator. You can grab it for free from Android developer’s website.
- If you do no have Java installed on your machine it will prompt you for that too. Just proceed with the steps.
- Download Viber for Android app on your PC
- Install the Viber App on your PC (Emulator)
- Enter your phone number (Use Google voice number if you do not have free text or use Callback method)
- Activate your Viber for PC APP
We have posted details on each step on the website in separate post for people who love details. If you can’t get your Viber for PC working please leave a comment and we will help you out.
If you are running into API problems our users have suggested that you download and install Free¬†PC backup software¬†and try the above steps again.
Note: Some users have the issue that Viber keeps crashing on their PCs even though they have followed all of the instructions. If that is the case you should try our method with advanced emulator described here.