Somebody on forum asked "I was using another handphone - Samsung Galaxy S6 to access viber by sending the viber activation code to my phone. After I have key in the activation code in my phone, all the existing messages & contacts have gone. Does anyone how do I recover the old messages from my Samsung galaxy s6? BTW, Viber doesn’t offer backup option, how to backup viber messages for my android Samsung phone? Thanks very much. "
I thinks it is common issue that Samsung users lost/deleted viber messages history accidentally, and they don’t know how do backup viber messages. If you are the one who want to know how to backup and restore viber messages on Samsung Android phone, then, you have came to the right place. Here I concluded several simple ways to do so.
Part 1. Backup Viber Messages from Samsung
You have two options to do Samsung Viber messages backup: manually backing up and with assistance from Viber Messages backup tools.
Manually Backup Viber Messages to mail.
Start Viber - > Select More options -> tap Settings -> select Calls and messages -> then click Email message history. Just copy your mail account and send the mail, you will read/see the viber messages when you log in the email that you just used.
Using Viber Messages Backup Tools.
Tools that are highly recommended here is Jihosoft Android Phone Mansger and Titanium. The former is a paid app that allow you backup the messages from any Samsung devices. The other one can only work on rooted Samsung device, if you don’t mind this, it is a good free tool to do Viber messages backup.
If you accidentally deleted viber messages on Samsung and you have backed them up, you are lucky enough to get the viber messages back from the backup.
Part 2. Restore Viber Messages History on Samsung
For most of viber users, they lost the messages history without available backups. In this situation, you have to get a reliable Viber messages history recovery tool. In following section, a professional tool named Samsung Data Recovery is listed, simply get it to check if it works on yours.
Samsung Data Recovery is specially dedicated for Samsung users to recover data from Samsung. Files like viber messages, messages, WhatsApp, wechat, contacts, call history, photos, videos, audios and more from Samsung can be restored in clicks. The compatible Samsung devices including Samsung galaxy s6, s5, s4, s3, note 5, note 4, note 3, galaxy tab etc.(this is not the full list at all, you can learn more from here)
Before doing this, please download the Samsung Data Recovery on your PC/Mac.
- Plug Samsung to computer with the USB cable
- Start the program and select file type that you want to recover or simply tap “All”.
- Enable USB debugging to authorize the software to scan Samsung files.
- When the program detects your device, click “Start” to begin scanning.
- It may take sometime for the scan. When it is done, you can preview files.
- Find the viber messages on the scan result, mark it and click “Recover”.