How to Recover Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone for Free (4 Methods)

Viber is a cross-platform internet and instant-messaging app. And the first generation of Viber is developed for Apple users to give a call or send texts, images, videos, audio files for free. It is reported that the number of Viber users has increased to 600 million recently. It will cause great distress if you delete important Viber messages by mistake. Keep reading and follow the steps below on how to recover deleted Viber messages on iPhone.

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1. Recover Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone for Free

Have you ever manually set your iPhone to back up Viber messages using iCloud? Just as below:

Step 1. Open Viber app on iPhone, select 'More' option on the screen.

Step 2. Go to Settings > Account to click Viber Backup, and tap on Back Up now.

The Viber chat history will be backed up to your iCloud. You can also set your iPhone to automatically back up Viber messages monthly or weekly. Once you have enabled the backup, you can choose to restore the backup to the new iPhone with the same phone number.

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2. Retrieve Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone without Backup

Actually, the deleted Viber messages are still saved on the database of iPhone until they are overwritten. What is required is to extract the deleted Viber messages on iPhone. FoneGeek iPhone Data Recovery can easily extract Viber messages and other data from iPhone 11/XS/XR/XS Max/X/8/7/6/5.

Why Choose FoneGeek iPhone Data Recovery:

  • It is developed to recover up to 20 types of data from iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Including the built-in App data and 3rd-party app data (messages, photos, videos, contacts, viber, kid messages, etc.
  • It supports to selectively extract data from iTunes and iCloud backup without restoring data.
  • Free trial version is also provided for users to preview iPhone data and iTunes/iCloud backup before recovery.
  • It is fully compatible with iPhone 11, XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8 running iOS 12 or earlier version.
  • You can feel safe to download it on your computer, it is also highly recommended by PC Advisor, PC World and other famous medias.


Here is how to recover Viber chat history from iPhone with FoneGeek iPhone Data Recovery:

Step 1. Begin with the process to download and install the software on your Mac or Windows. Double click the app icon on the desktop to run the software, then select select ‘Recover from iOS Device’, follow the instructions on the window to connect your iPhone to computer and click ‘Start Scan’.

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Step 3. After the scanning and analyzing process is done, you should be able to view all the data on your iPhone listed in category. Click Viber the check the deleted vibes messages that you want to recover.

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3. Recover Deleted Viber Messages from iTunes Backup

If you have regularly synced iPhone with iTunes, this iPhone Data Recovery can be used to extract Viber messages from iTunes backup.

Step 1. On the main window of iPhone Data Recovery, select ‘Recover from iTunes Backup File’. The iTunes backup files that you have made will be displayed on this window. Select one iTunes backup that may contain the deleted Viber messages and click ‘Next’.

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Step 2. The program will start to scan and analyze the iTunes backup. After the process, select Viber and you should see the deleted and undeleted Viber messages, then tap on ‘Recover’ to export these Viber messages to computer.

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4. Recover Deleted Viber Messages from iCloud Backup

You can follow the steps below to recover Viber messages from iCloud backup.

Step 1. Select ‘Recover from iCloud Backup File’ from the interface of this iPhone Data Recovery. To access the iCloud backup, you need to enter the iCloud credentials to log in to the iCloud.

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Step 2. Choose an iCloud backup according to the backup time or size, then click Next and the software will begin scanning the iCloud backup.

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Step 3. On the next windows, you should view the details of Viber messages when you click Viber from the data types. When necessary, you can click ‘Recover’ to save the Viber messages to computer.

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By Fay J. Melton

Posted on Jun 06, 2018, 10:19:39

Fay J. Melton has explored the area of technology and software for more than 5 years and he is enthusiastic about helping users solve various technology issues.