How to Change Chat Background on Viber

Posted May 10, 2018 by Leomar Umpad in Apps, Viber

Change Viber Chat Background

Are you tired of your mundane chat background on Viber? Do you find it kind of boring? Well, here’s good news. You can now have a nice and beautiful background image in your Viber chat. This article will guide you how to change chat background on Viber and choose from more than 70 pictures with fancy and cute designs.

You don’t have to stick to the old and boring Viber chat background. You can change your chat background based on your mood. You can also have a different background for different contact. So go ahead, personalize Viber to your liking. Check out this article to learn how to change chat background on Viber.

How to Change the Default Chat Background on Viber

To personalize your Viber’s chat background, do these:
1. In your Home screen open your Viber app.Android Viber App
2. Go to your profile by tapping the More button. It’s three dots aligned vertically in the bottom right corner of your screen.Viber More Options
3. Look for the Settings tab. Tap it to go see its menu.Viber More Settings
4. Inside your Settings found the different profile menu. Tap the Change Default Background. Take a look at the icon on its left side. It’s the preview of your current background image.Viber Settings Change Default Background
5. You will see the gallery of background photos to choose from. Tap the one that suits your eyes.Viber Settings Change Background Choose
6. Your screen should display the preview of your chosen photo. Then tap the Choose button in the top right corner to continue. Otherwise, tap the arrow on the top left to choose a different one.Viber Settings Change Background Choose Button
7. The preview icon on the left side should now be the background image you’ve just select. The new default background is applied to all your Viber conversation.Viber Settings Change Default Background

How to Have a Different Background for Each Contact

If you want a different background for a certain chat, do the following.

1. Choose a chat that you want to have a separate background image. Tap the contact or group to open the chat.Viber Name of Chat
2. Press the contact’s username placed in the uppermost part of your screen.Viber Message Name
3. A drop-down menu will appear. Tap the Chat Info & Settings tab.Viber Message Name Chat Info & Settings
4. Go to the Chat Background tab. You will notice the preview icon is located on the right side instead of on the left.Viber Message Name Chat Info & Settings Chat Background
5. The next window will display the options from where the background is coming from. You have the Background Gallery, Choose Existing, and Take Photo. Also, you can choose to Remove the Background as well. For this article, tap the Background Gallery to go to the pre-installed images.Viber Message Name Chat Info & Settings Chat Background Gallery
6. Select the images you want to use for this chat.9
7. Tap the Choose button. The selected background image should take effect immediately. You should see it in the preview icon as well. Refer to the images below.Viber Settings Change Background Choose Button

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I don’t like the images from the background gallery. I don’t think they fit with my conversations and messages. Do I have other choices?
A: If you’re pertaining to giving a background image for one conversation, you have other option. Take another look at the fifth step above. Aside from Background Gallery, you can choose the Take Photo or the Choose Existing option. The Take Photo option will allow you to capture a picture and make it your background while the Choose Existing option will give you the chance to pick a photo from your camera roll.

Q: Can I also put a personal photo took from my phone to be my default background?
A: Unfortunately no. You can go that level of personalization if you’re going to a specific chat. Unless you do the manual process chat by chat, there is no way to use personal images as a default background.

There you have it! Give your chat room a new and personalized look. With this, you will never get bored on the visual screen of your chats. Not only that, but you can also easily identify with whom you’re chatting to.

You just learned how to change the chat background on Viber. If you have questions about any of the steps above, let us know in the comments section.

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About Leomar Umpad

A supply chain operations manager by profession. A technology-lover and a writer by heart. I have the passion to teach and inform.
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