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Viber offers a native method to back up messages via emailing them to yourself in zipped CSV files. This method is unintuitive, does not include attached photos and media, and you risk sending your entire Viber message history to the wrong email address!

Follow the below quick tutorial to safely back up Viber messages on PC in a form as comprehensive and as engaging as the original conversations on the iPhone.

Watch our YouTube tutorial:

Or follow the steps below:

  1. First, download CopyTrans Contacts on the computer Download CopyTrans Contacts

  2. Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Contacts, please refer to this article.

  3. Start CopyTrans Contacts and connect the iPhone.

  4. Click the speech-bubble icon on the left and stand-by for the program to load the iPhone messages. select speech bubble button in copytrans contacts to access iphone messages section

  5. From the list of sources on the top right, select “Viber”. This will display all of the iPhone Viber messages. select viber from list of sources in copytrans contacts

  6. To export messages for the specific period, click on a cogwheel symbol under a list of services and choose exact time frames: How to export messages for a certain period

  7. Select the conversations to back up by checking the box on the left of each message. To select all Viber messages at once, check the box next to “Messages” on top. check box next to viber messages to select

  8. Click “Export selected”. export selected button clicked in copytrans contacts

  9. Browse for the PC location where you wish to back up the messages. In this case, we selected the PC Desktop. browse for folder popup

  10. Select the format in which to back up Viber messages. select to back up iphone messages in html format

  11. We recommend using “Web page” or “PDF” options since your messages saved in these formats will look exactly the same way as they appear on your iPhone. PDF format is also the best if you want to enjoy the full range of your emojis. Export emojis conversations in PDF

  12. Your Viber messages are saved to the computer folder of your choice into individual HTML files. Double-click on the HTML file to display the backed-up message. html file containing backed up viber message in pc folder

  13. The Viber conversation complete with pictures and any other attached documents is now backed up on your PC. viber conversation displayed within html file on computer

This is how to back up Viber messages on PC.

By krasimir

Krasimir is an avid marketing aficionado and a tech-support specialist in charge of the English-speaking market. He grew up in Bulgaria and on the island of Mauritius where he became passionate about windsurfing and photography.