Delete contacts from Viber address book

Cleaning the Viber address book of entries that have become unnecessary is a completely straightforward procedure. The steps necessary to delete a contact card in messenger installed on an Android device, an iPhone and a Windows computer / laptop are described below.

Before deleting the entries in "Contacts". In Vyber it must be taken into account that not only will they be no longer available in the messenger, but they will also disappear from the address book of the device on which the removal procedure was carried out.

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If you plan to temporarily destroy the data of another messenger member or you need to stop sharing information exclusively through Viber, the best solution is not to delete the contact, but to block it.

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How to delete a contact from Viber

Although the functionality of the Viber clients for Android and iOS is the same, the interface of the applications is slightly different, as well as the actions to solve the problem of the article title. On the other hand, it is worth considering the messenger in the PC version, since the work with contacts in this variant is limited.

Android

To delete an address book entry in Viber for Android, you can use a call to the appropriate function in the messenger itself or apply the tools built into the mobile operating system.

Method 1: Messaging tools

There is an option in the Viber client application that allows you to delete an entry from your address book that has become unnecessary. It is very easy to access it.

  1. Open the messenger and, by tapping on the central tab at the top of the screen, go to the list of "CONTACTS".. Search for the messenger member you want to remove by scrolling through the list of names or using the search function.
  2. A long press on the name will bring up a menu of actions that you can perform with the contact. Select a role "Delete".and then confirm your intentions by clicking the button of the same name in the system box.

Method 2: Android Contacts

Deleting a contact card by the Android system means that calling the correct option in the messenger will not really be a hassle. This is what you have to do:

  1. When launching the app built into Android "Contacts".If you want to delete a messaging user, find the name of the messaging user you want to delete among the entries that the system displays. Open the details by tapping the other person's name in the address book.
  2. Access a list of possible actions by touching the three dots at the top of the screen that show the subscriber's card. From the menu that appears, select "Delete".. You must confirm the deletion of the data: press "DELETE" within the framework of the corresponding application.
  3. Synchronization then comes into play automatically - the entry removed as a result of the previous two steps will also disappear from the section «CONTACTS» in the Viber messenger.

iOS

Similar to the Android environment described above, Viber for iPhone users have two ways to clean the messenger contact list of entries that have become unnecessary.

Method 1: Messaging tools

Without leaving Vibera on your iPhone, you can delete an unwanted or unnecessary contact with just a few taps on the screen.

  1. In the iPhone messaging client app, go to the list "Contacts". in the menu at the bottom of the screen. Find the entry you want to delete and tap the name of the other Viber user.
  2. On the Viber user details screen, tap the pencil image in the upper right (invokes the "Edit".). Press "Delete contact". and confirm your intention to delete the information by pressing "Delete" in the query box.
  3. This completes the removal of another messenger member's entry from the list of available entries in your Vyber iPhone client application.

Method 2: iOS Address Book

Since the content of the module "Contacts". In iOS and the records about other users available in the messenger are synchronized, you can delete the information about another Viber member without even launching the client application of the service in question.

  1. Open the iPhone address book. Find the name of the user whose entry you want to delete, tap on it to open the detailed information. At the top right of the screen there is a link "Edit"., touch it.
  2. List of options that can be applied to the contact card, scroll to the bottom, where the item reveals "Delete contact". - touch it. Confirm that you want to delete the information by tapping the button below "Delete contact"..
  3. Open Viber and you will see that the user record deleted by the previous actions is not in the "Contacts". delivery courier.

Windows

The Viber PC client application is characterized by somewhat reduced functionality compared to the messenger variants for mobile devices. There are no tools here to work with the address book (except the possibility of viewing the information about the contacts added on a mobile phone / tablet).

Therefore, achieving the unregistration of another member of the messenger in the Windows client is only possible through the synchronization performed automatically between the mobile application and Viber for PC. You just have to delete a contact with your Android or iPhone device using one of the methods suggested earlier in this article, and it will disappear from the list of contacts available in the messaging client application used on your desktop or laptop.

As you can see, sorting your Viber messenger contact list and removing unnecessary entries from it is really very easy. Once the simple techniques have been mastered, any user of the service can subsequently carry out the operation in question in a few seconds.

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