If you are looking for a way to use Viber for PC, this is definitely tips of the day – how to download Viber for PC and make free calls from a PC without even the need of a smartphone. What? Without the need of a smartphone? Yes! You did not read it wrongly, there is a great method existing in the world where you can use Viber on a PC to make free calls, send free text messages, share your location as well as receive photo from your friends. According to a study from Business Insider, there are only two smartphones for every nine people in an advance country like the United States. This means there are still seven people without smartphones among nine people. The statistic shows nearly 78% of the global population does not own a smartphone. On the other hand, there are approximately 20% of the people own a PC. Therefore, it is a must to learn to use Viber for PC.
While Viber has not released any direct plug and play version for Windows OS, there is a way to use it on a personal computer or even Mac. This method is like how you download Whatsapp for PC, WeChat for PC, or play Minion Rush for PC. First of everything, you will have to choose your prefer Android emulator and install it to your desktop. Once the emulator is installed, you are basically “bought” a virtual Android phones or Android tablets without spending any money. Jar of Beans, Youwave, IntelAppUp, and BlueStacks are a few popular Android emulators for PC in the market today. Just like the old times, BlueStacks are the top choice because of its reliability and functionality.
How to Download Viber for PC
Step 1: Click on this link to download BlueStacks Windows installer package. The file size is about 106 MB and it will take you some time depending on your internet speed. Run the set up in your PC just like how to install other Windows program. Thanks to Bill Gate, the installation of a program in Windows is always Next, Next, Next, Confirm, and Done. It is recommended to download My PC Backup to backup all the data in your PC if you are not confident to install this kind of software.
Step 2: Now you will have to search for Viber. Launch BlueStacks and search for Viber through the search box. Get it and install it through BlueStacks. Open Viber once it is completely installed.
Step 3: You will need to setup Viber for the first time. Follow the instructions and you will see a step where it requires an SMS to activate Viber. Key in your phone number (it doesn’t has to be a smartphone) and wait for a few minutes. An SMS will be sent to your phone. Use the activation code you receive to activate Viber in your PC. Now you can start to add some friends from your PC and make free calls. Viber for PC should work perfectly in your PC now.