Viber, the popular instant messaging app for iPhone has actually today been upgraded with complete support for the iPad, making the app far more beneficial as a cross-platform messaging option. With lots of competitors to be found in the area, not having an iPad app was a glaring omission on Viber’s part. Not any longer, with Viber now among the long list of apps that have both iPhone and iPad support in a single binary. If you already have Viber on your iPhone, the new update likewise brings support for the iPad also.

With Viber, your phone number is your recognition, just as with the equally popular WhatsApp, makings it much more excellent that Viber has made its app to offer to non-smarphone devices. The app also features a voice over IP component that puts the Viber service squarely into competition with the Microsoft-owed Skype and indicates that the iPad just got another VoIP and instant messaging option thanks to the newly upgraded app.


Available as a complimentary upgrade to the existing Viber iPhone app, this brand-new universal app can be downloaded from the App Store today. The app permits for free HD quality calls as well as instantaneous messages with the typical group messaging and sticker performance that we have come to get out of such an app nowadays. It appears nothing can survive on the App Store without some sort of advanced emoji or sticker support today, and Viber has wisely joined the party.


With over 500 million users, Viber is among the larger rivals in a currently extremely lively instant messaging and VoIP calling corner of the App Store. The arrival of iPad support to the iPhone app will certainly make Viber even more attractive to those who currently utilize services such as Facebook Messenger, Google Hangouts or the old faithful Skype.


If you don’t have actually Viber installed currently on your iPhone or iPad, then you can do so by simply hitting the download link listed below. It’s complimentary, so there’s no damage in even offering it a spin.

(Download: Viber for iOS on the App Store)

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