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Viber - Free Phone Calls & Text

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Viber is a phone call and text messaging app that lets you keep in touch with your friends and family for free no matter where they live. With this service, you can contact any other Viber user without racking up long distance charges or any other additional fees.

Pros

Free calls: Viber lets you call anyone with a Viber account for a price you can't beat. Plus, calls are clear and go through quickly, so you'll never know you're not using a traditional phone service.

Cool messaging features: One nice touch that Viber adds is automatically saving any photo and video messages you receive to your camera roll. If you want to save your data, you can turn off this feature when you're not connected to Wi-Fi, and when you turn it back on, any unsaved messages will be saved at that point.

Sleek interface:This app has an attractive and intuitive interface, with the same types of controls that you're used to using in your standard phone app.

Cons

Network only: The main limitation of this service is that you can only call other Viber users for free. However, if you want to be able to place calls to people with conventional phone service, you can purchase Viber Out credit through the app at different rates depending on the country you want to call.

Bottom Line

Viber works well, and it offers all of the features you'd expect from this type of service. If you're looking for an alternative to Skype or your regular phone service, you may want to give Viber a try.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Very nice Apps"

    February 12, 2014  |   By cmtech

    Version: Viber - Free Phone Calls & Text 3.0

    Pros

    I am using viber for past 6 months. it was nice application.

    Cons

    In the mobile internet only, the signal wont get problem. at that time its difficult to use.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Where is my free lunch??"

    August 15, 2013  |   By jskline0

    Version: Viber - Free Phone Calls & Text 3.0

    Pros

    There is no Pro to this. Unless of course; you are another of the many Obama voting democrats who absolutely believe they're entitled to a full and complete free meal.

    Cons

    NO WAY TO CONTACT ANYONE. Its not even in the USA though they list a US number. Good luck talking to anyone.

    Summary

    These idiots are calling my prepaid cell phone insisting I sign up and can't get them to stop. No way to contact anyone and since they're not a US company, no way to sue them.

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