Sending photos through Viber for Android, iOS and Windows

Sending photos through Viber for Android, iOS and Windows

The ability to send files of various types through Viber is demanded by almost all users of this service to share information over the Internet. The following article describes the techniques that can be used to send or forward a photo using messenger from an Android device, an iPhone and a computer on which the system client application is installed and activated.

Considering that Viber users most frequently choose photos among all types of files that are sent, the developers of the Android, iOS and Windows client applications of the service have envisioned the possibility of performing an image sending operation far the only way. The examples below show the simplest and most convenient methods to solve the article title problem, both from a phone and from a PC or laptop.


Viber for Android users have the ability to send an image by messaging at almost any time by taking advantage of the client application of the messaging system or a function built into the mobile operating system.

Method 1: Messaging tools

In general, the application through which Viber is accessed from the Android environment is equipped with everything necessary to transfer files, regardless of how the sender received them (photos saved in the device memory; created with the camera of the device). device prior to shipment; shipped from another service account).

Device storage

  1. Launch the Viber client application on the Android device and open a dialogue with the user who needs to send a picture or go to a group chat. To send an image saved in the device memory, press the second icon at the bottom of the matching screen.
  2. The next steps are two options:
      • To quickly transfer to another user, find the desired image in the area that appears at the bottom of the screen (duplicates "Gallery". Android), short press to highlight it. If you send multiple photos, check each one. Press the button "Send". to complete the resend procedure.

    • Go to the list of photo directories on the device storage by tapping the button in the lower left corner, and find an image in one of the folders. Click on a thumbnail of the image to be sent through Vyber and select it. If you want to send multiple files at the same time, tap on each of them.Once your selection is complete, tap the check mark in the upper right corner of the screen. If desired, add descriptive text to the image and tap the check mark at the top again. This completes the operation and the item is delivered to the recipient.

Camera device

  1. When you open the correspondence with the recipient of the photo, click on the icon "Camera". at the bottom of the screen, which will launch the Android module that allows you to take a photo.
  2. We take a photo, add text and effects to the graphic message if desired. Then tap the button "Send".. The recipient will be able to view the broadcast as soon as it appears online.


  1. To forward an image received or already sent via messaging to a foreign Viber user, open the chat containing the image and press the arrow that appears next to it.
  2. Select the recipient from one of the available lists:
    • "Recent".. Touch the recipient's name - the image is instantly sent to chat with the selected user.
    • "Contacts".. After selecting the user by clicking on their name (you can mark several) you have to confirm the intention to send the photo: click on the box at the top of the screen on the right.
    • «Groups». Here you specify a group of messaging participants as the recipient of the image by touching their name: the image is immediately transferred to the conversation.

Method 2: The "Share" function on Android

Many Android apps have an option that allows you to transfer multiple files, including photos, to other users through a wide variety of services, including Viber. This functionality allows you to initiate an image transfer using the messenger without even opening its client application, which is very convenient.

We will consider the method using Google's file manager as an example, but by learning how the algorithm described below works, you can apply it to other programs capable of interacting with image files downloaded to the memory of an Android device.

Download the Google Files file manager from Play Market

  1. Launch the "Explorer" for the Android operating system and navigate to the directory containing the photo (s) being forwarded via Viber.
  2. In addition, if you plan to send a single photo, it is possible to open it to see it in detail, and if there are several - select all the necessary ones by long pressing on each thumbnail or file name until a mark appears.
  3. Click on the icon. Share. on the device screen and then click the icon Viber. on the menu "Shipping method"..
  4. When running Viber, proceed in the same way as described in point 2 of the instructions. "Forwarding." photo files using the messaging tools above in the article. In other words, select one or more recipients and confirm the wish to send images by double-clicking the check box in the upper right corner of the screen, if confirmation of intentions is required.


Using Viber for iPhone, quickly transferring one or more images to other messaging participants is no more difficult than in the Android environment described above. On iOS, you can take one of two main ways to solve the problem.

Method 1: Messaging tools

Any image of the iPhone can be transferred through Viber, using only the functionality of the client application of the service. Specific action differences within the proposed methods below are dictated by how the image is received on the sender's device.

Device storage

  1. Start Viber and open a dialogue or group chat to which you want to send the image (s). Then tap on the icon "Photo". (second from left) at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Now you have to tell the system what or what files are going to be transferred via messenger to another member. Is this possible to do:
    • In the preview area for existing photos that appears at the bottom of the screen. Tap on the thumbnail, which will show a check mark on it, or tap to highlight multiple previews. Click the button "Send".which starts the transmission of the selected one to the chat.
    • On the screen. «All the photos».It is accessed by pressing the button located in the lower right corner of the area of ​​the screen described above. Here you touch a preview of one or more photos and, once the marking is completed, you touch "Done".In addition, there is the possibility to add effects and descriptions to the images.

      Among the most outstanding features is the possibility to create a message with a disappearing image: tap the icon with the image of a crossed out timer and set the interval after which the message will disappear from the chat after the recipient opens it.

      Once you have finished editing the graphic message, click the round button "Send". - the content will begin to be transmitted to the recipient.

Device camera

  1. Going to the screen of correspondence with the recipient of the photo, we open "Camera".tapping the icon on the shooting tool.
  2. Create a photo, then edit the resulting photo as desired and add a description and / or effects to the image, then tap "Send"..
  3. In a moment, the recipient will receive the image and can view it.


  1. To forward the photo previously received or sent via messaging to third-party Viber users, go to the dialogue or group chat that contains the destination photo. Then click on the arrow to the left or right of the message with the image.
  2. So there are two options for action:
    • Click on the title of the conversation in the list of chats that are taking place through Viber and then confirm the transaction by tapping "Yes". in response to a request "Forward via Viber.". In this variant, the photo will be transmitted instantly.
    • Clicking the icon «Add user». At the top of the screen, on the left. Check the box next to the recipient's name. You can also mark multiple contacts, in which case a group chat will be created within the messenger and the image will be sent there. Confirm shipment with a tap on the button "Done"..

Method 2: Share feature on iOS

It is possible to send images through Viber without having to open the messaging client application, which is convenient if the desire to share an image with another messaging user arose, for example, while browsing the contents of the iPhone memory.

As an example to achieve the purpose in question, the application "Photo".The button that starts the file transfer can also be found in other programs that "know" how to work with images.

  1. Launch the image viewer recommended by Apple for and use on your devices, and find the photo that is sent via messaging. The easiest way to search is to go to the tab Albums..
  2. Then the actions are of two variants. If a single file is sent via Vyber, tap its preview - this will allow you to view the photo in full screen mode. When you need to send multiple images simultaneously, press "To select". and mark your thumbnails.
  3. Touch the icon Share. in the lower left corner of the screen. In the menu that opens, find the messenger icon and tap it. If the messenger icon is not in the list, tap "Plus". and in the list that opens, flip the switch Viber. in position "activated"and then press "Done"..
  4. The last step to send one or more photos is to select a recipient:
    • Tap on the title of one of the conversations in progress through Viber and confirm the request received.
    • Or we can find the recipient in "Contacts".taking advantage "Look for".. Touch the recipient's name and reply "Yes". in response to a request from the system.


To transfer an image via Viber for PC, one of three approaches can be applied. Depending on their own preferences and habits, the user can choose any of the following methods or combine their application depending on the current situation to simplify and speed up the process of transferring graphic information through the service.

Method 1: Messaging tools

There are two options in the Viber client application for Windows that allow you to send an image stored on your PC drive or forward an image received from another service member to him or to a third party.

Disc for PC.

  1. Open the Viber Desktop application.
  2. Go to a conversation with the user who will be the recipient of the images as a result of the operation in question, or to a group chat where the images will be sent. Then you need to click "+" below the area containing the received and sent messages.
  3. In the shipping selection window that opens, navigate to the location of the image files. Select one or more images and click "Opened"..
  4. The result will not take long: the files selected in the previous step have already been sent to another Viber member.


  1. Open a dialogue or group chat in your computer's messaging application whose history contains the target photo and click the arrow next to it.
  2. In the window that opens, select one or more users, the future recipients of the image, by checking the boxes next to their names in the list "Recent" I "Contacts".. When you have finished specifying the recipients of the picture message to send, click "Ahead"..
  3. Now you can evaluate the result of the manipulation - the image is already present in each chat selected in the previous step of this instruction.

Method 2: Explorer

To solve the problem of transferring image files from a PC drive via Vibere, you can use the technology "Drag and drop"That is, just drag and drop an image into the messenger window.

  1. Open a dialogue with another Viber user or a group chat.
  2. In the Windows Explorer window, navigate to the location of the photo (or photos) you want to send.
  3. Drag and drop the photo file with your mouse into the matching area of ​​the Wyber client window, which will change its appearance in the process, giving you the option to apply compression to the submission. Similarly, you can send multiple images at once by selecting and dragging them into the chat window.
  4. After a few moments, everything selected will be delivered to the recipient.

Method 3: Send function in Windows

Sending the type of data in question via messenger can be done by invoking the context menu of the "Explorer" window, which contains option elements applicable to the photographic file.

  1. Open the folder that contains the image to be sent. Right-click on the thumbnail of the image you want to send, or its name (multiple files can be selected here). Click on the submenu Viber. . "Send". from the context menu of the files.
  2. In the messaging window that opens, select the recipients of the photo by checking the boxes next to their names. Then we click on "Share"..
  3. This completes the transfer of image files to the Vibera member (s) - very soon the recipients will be able to see the message.


Concluding the description of the methods of sending photos with Viber, we would like to point out once again the simplicity of its implementation. We hope that after studying the above instructions, readers will not have any difficulty in solving the above task.

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