“I want to know is there a tool to recover pictures in Viber chat history? I am using iPhone 13 Pro Max. A few days ago, I uninstalled Viber. Due to some special circumstances, I need to retrieve the pictures in Viber. I browsed all the pictures. But I didn’t find the few images I needed. Obviously, the photos in the Viber record have been deleted. Can I still get a chance to save the pictures back from Viber? Please help me! “
Currently, there are many iOS users using Viber for communication. What people especially love about Viber is its features for messaging sessions, allowing users to add emoticons, stickers, photos, and videos to messages. So the app could bring lots of fun to those who prefer chatting with images. But what to do if we accidentally delete the chats before we could save those awesome photos or videos on our iOS device? Or lose the photos or videos because of an iOS 15 update failure?
Viber is a powerful instant messaging software application. It can be used on iOS, Android, Windows, macOS, and Linux platforms. Therefore, more and more users use this communication tool. Viber pictures may be deleted due to the wrong operation, so is there any way to get these pictures back? It’s actually quite simple. Even without backing up the Viber files, you can retrieve lost pictures from Viber with the help of some data recovery software. You can learn more about this in this article.
Part 1. How to Recover Viber Photos via iOS Devices
Actually, when you delete a Viber chat, you can’t find the chat on Viber but a small part of its data is still stored on your iOS device memory. If you could recover this part of data before it is overwritten by the newly generated data, there is a great chance that you can retrieve your Viber photos and videos. To do that, you need a tool named iPhone Data Recovery.
The program works perfectly in Windows or macOS environment. After your iOS device is connected to the computer, the program can detect the information of the deleted Viber photos and videos on the device and recover these media files to the computer. It is a simple tool for a non-technical person like you and me. All you have to do is to download the program and click several buttons with your mouse.
Step 1. Scan iOS Device Data
Launch iPhone Data Recovery on your Win or Mac computer and connect your iPhone or iPad to the computer using the USB connector. When your device appears on the program, click “Start Scan” to scan the Viber photos and videos. The scanning will be finished quickly.
Step 2. Find Viber Photos & Videos
After the scanning, all data on your device will be displayed. Find the Viber photos and videos by clicking “App Photos”/ “App Videos” > “Viber” folder, where the Viber photos and videos on your device are stored. You can double-click the photos to preview the photos.
Besides, here is a direct way to get Viber photos and videos back. Hit “Viber Attachments” to preview the photos and videos that you sent and received via Viber.
Tip: If you couldn’t find the photos or videos on “App Photos”/ “App Videos”, you can try “Camera Roll” to find the files.
Step 3. Recover Viber Photos and Videos
After you have found the Viber photos or videos that you need, tick the blank besides the name of the photo/video, and click “Recover” on the bottom right. The photos and videos will be recovered to your computer.
Note: It is also possible to restore Viber chat history and call history. Just click “Viber” and “Viber Call History” to find your targets.
Part 2. How to Recover Viber Photos via iTunes Backup
If you have backed up your iPhone to iTunes or Finder, you can also get the deleted Viber photos and videos back from your iTunes backup using iPhone Data Recovery.
Step 1. Choose the iTunes backup file
Launch iPhone Data Recovery, and then choose the “Recover from iTunes Backup” option. You can select the backup file you want to recover and click the “Next” button.
Step 2. Select the file type
Choose the file you want to recover. You can choose the “Viber” and click the “Scan” button.
Step 3. Preview and recover the deleted photos from Viber
After the scanning is completed, you can preview the files, and select the Viber photos you want. Click the “Recover” button to recover them.
Part 3. How to Recover Deleted Viber Photos via iCloud Backup
Besides scanning Viber data directly from your iOS device, iPhone Data Recovery also supports photos and video recovery using your iCloud backup. Here are the simple steps.
Step 1. Sign in iCloud Account
Open the program and choose the last one “Recover from iCloud Backup File” mode. Sign in to your iCloud account with your Apple ID and password.
Step 2. Download an iCloud Backup File
From your iCloud backup files listed, choose the one that contains the Viber photos & videos that you need according to the backup date. And click “Download”.
Step 3. Recover Viber Photos & Videos
After the backup files have been downloaded, on the left column, click “App Photos” or “App Videos” to locate the Viber media files. You can find the photos or videos on a folder named “Viber”. Or go to “Viber Attachments” to preview them.
If not, you may go to the “Camera Roll” to find the files. Tick all the photos or videos that you want to recover, and click the “Recover” button.
Part 4. No More Data Loss: Two Ways to Save Viber Photos & Videos
Although recovering Viber photos and videos via iPhone Data Recovery is easy, it is better that you have made a backup of the important photos and videos. There are two ways to back up Viber photos and videos on iPhone and iPad.
Automatically Save to Camera Roll
Launch Viber on iPhone or iPad, go to “More” > “Settings” > “Media” > “Save to Gallery”. Toggle on the feature, and photo messages you receive will be automatically saved on Camera Roll on the device.
Manually Save to Camera Roll
Tap on the photo or video you like, it will be displayed on full screen. Tap “Save” on the button, and the photo or video will be saved on the Camera Roll.
Enjoy Viber with these methods in mind. If you have more questions about Viber, feel free to leave a message below. If you need help recovering WhatsApp data, iPhone Data Recovery is also here for you.
How useful was this post?
Click on a star to rate it!
Average rating / 5. Vote count: