Create a group in Viber for Android, iOS and Windows

Create a group in Viber for Android, iOS and Windows

Communicating with a group of people in a single chat is a feature that almost all modern messengers offer. The popular Viber offers functions that allow any member of the service to create a group chat very easily and quickly, let's see what steps to follow to perform this task in Android, iOS and Windows environments.

Regardless of the variant of the client application that is used to access the functions of the Viber service, before merging its participants in a single chat it is advisable that their identifiers be entered in the address book of the messenger of the user who initiates the chat group.

Read more: How to add a contact to Viber for Android, iOS and Windows

How to create a group in Viber for Android

Let's start looking at the possible solutions to the article title task using the example of the most common messaging variant - Viber for Android. Creating a group here is very easy.

Method 1: The "Chats" tab

    1. Open Vyber for Android or go to "Cats".if the messenger is already underway.

  1. Touch the icon "Writes".it is always at the top of the list of existing dialog titles. Then click "NEW GROUP"..
  2. Tap on the names of the contacts added to the group chat being created, highlighting them. After selecting the avatars of all potential chat participants, click the checkbox in the upper right corner of the screen.
  3. In fact, a kind of publick has been created on Viber and it is already working. You can then start decorating the group.
      • Tap on the automatically assigned name "Group". at the top of the screen by tapping "Name".enter a name and confirm the name change by clicking "SAVE".
      • Click on . «Add icon». and select an image from the mobile phone memory (or take a photo with the camera) that will become the group logo.

    • Create an optional pinned message that is always displayed to conversation participants. Click on Write and secure the message.enter the text and confirm the "status" by clicking on "BLOCKING" twice.
  4. To add new faces to the list of group members, click on the icon "Add". in your header area. Following:
    • Check the avatars of the contacts present in the Viber address book and confirm their addition to the group by tapping the check mark at the top.
    • Or use the element to invite new members to chat «Send group link».tapping their name and then selecting the method of transferring the Internet address to another user from the menu that appears.

Method 2: Existing Dialog

  1. On the conversation screen, open the options menu by tapping the three dots in the upper right. Please select «Create a group with USERNAME»..
  2. Check the avatars of all the contacts added to the group chat from the messenger address book and confirm your choice by touching the check mark at the top of the screen.
  3. Form the group and add new members to it in exactly the same way as described in the previous instruction in this article.

How to create a group in Viber for iOS

To organize a group chat, users of the Viber application for iPhone, as well as those who prefer the one described above for Android, do not have to make any special effort. The algorithms of the operation are identical for both mobile operating systems, and the difference in the actions is dictated only by some differences in the interface of the messaging clients.

Method 1: Chats tab

  1. Starting the messenger on your iPhone and going to "Cats".and press the button. "Writes".at the top of the screen on the right.
  2. We put a mark near the names of the participants of the future group, existing in the address book of the messenger. When the selection is complete, press "Done"..
  3. We formalize the association created within the Viber service. To do this, touch the default name assigned to it "Group"..Next:
    • Assign a name to the group by touching the corresponding item, entering the name, and touching "Done"..
    • Add an avatar. Click on «Add icon».Ir a "Gallery". and look there for a suitable photo (or take a new photo with your mobile phone's camera). Confirm the image by pressing "Done"..
    • Optionally, place a short message at the top of the conversation, always visible to the participants. To do this, click Write and patch.and enter the text and touch "Insurance"..
  4. In the future, the list of group chat participants may be expanded. To add new users use the button with a picture of a man in the upper right corner of the chat screen. After clicking on the specified item, there are two options available:
    • Select the contacts from the Viber address book by checking the boxes next to the names in the displayed list and press "Done"..
    • Press «Send link». and then tell the system how the group invitation link will be delivered to the recipient (s).

Method 2: Existing Dialog

  1. After opening the conversation screen with another participant in the messaging program, tap on the name of the interlocutor at the top of the screen. From the menu that appears, select «Create a group with USERNAME»..
  2. Select the check boxes next to the contact names of potential group members. After the procedure is finished, press "Done"..
  3. Follow steps 3-4 of the suggested instruction above "Method 1".That is, make an association and add / invite new users to it.

How to create a group in Viber for Windows

Viber for PC users are familiar with some of the limited functionality of this client compared to the mobile operating system variants. At the same time, the creation of a group chat in the Windows application is not only possible, but can be implemented in more than one method.

Method 1: Conversation menu.

  1. By clicking on the item "Conversation". In the Viber Windows client window, open the menu and select «New conversation ...».
  2. In the area of «Select contacts» Check the box to the left next to the names of the members of the group chat to be created.
  3. After you have finished selecting your chat partners, type the group name in the field provided, then click Start a chat..
  4. Once the previous paragraph of the instruction has been executed, the task in question is considered solved, the exchange of information between multiple people is already available.
  5. In addition, it is possible to bring the group to a suitable view. For it:
    • Click on the icon "I" in the header area of ​​the conversation.
    • In the panel that appears on the right, click on the pencil image to change the name of the chat. After entering the new name, confirm the change by clicking the check mark.
    • Hover over the chat name and click on the displayed item «Add group icon».to set your own image avatar. Next, let's point to the image on the PC drive, highlight the file we want, and click "Opens"..

      Highlight the area of ​​the image that will be displayed as the conversation icon in the window "Edit". and then press "Done"..

    • We can, on request. Write and secure a message. - A kind of "status" of the chat that is transmitted to all participants.
  6. Subsequently, adding new callers to the Viber group from the PC is only possible from the contact list saved in the messenger's address book (if a link to the group is required, use the synchronized mobile client). To add new users to the chat from the Viber application for Windows:
    • Click on the icon. "Add". in the area containing the group name.
    • In the list that appears on the right, select the check boxes next to the names of the contacts you want to add, and then tap "Save"..

Method 2: Existing Dialog

  1. Clicking the icon "Add".to the right of the name of the participant with whom you are having a conversation through Vyber for Windows.
  2. Check the checkboxes next to the names of future participants in the messaging group and click "Save"..
  3. If desired, change the layout of the chat room and add new users to it in exactly the same way as in paragraphs 5-6 earlier in this material.

As we can see, the instructions to organize groups in Viber are very brief and consist of a description of the simplest steps, so we can say that the function that is talked about in this article is available to everyone, even the novice messenger users.

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