How to Know If Recipient Has Read My Message in Viber

by karen minton I am a software engineer

Throughout the world, Viber is popular as one of the most reliable social networking applications. Millions of people are using it for sending not only quick messages but also for calling purposes. You might have noticed that in the majority of the social applications the sender gets to know quickly whether the receiver of the have viewed the text or not. For instance, the Whatsapp users get two tick marks of blue in colour located immediately after the text signifying that it is seen. Luckily, like the rest of the social application, it also has the ‘seen’ option. However, it doesn’t get displayed each of the time you chat to anyone. It is so due to Viber lets you have the option of a switch for enabling it or disabling it. This gives you the authority to manage it according to the like and dislike of yours.

  1. The method of disabling the read receipts

Have a look at the below-mentioned points for turning off the read receipts.

  1. Firstly, launch Viber.
  2. Then, press the ‘More’ symbol. It will be located in the end at the right-hand side corner.
  3. After that, go through the options until you get ‘Settings’. Press on it.
  4. Next, note that a menu shall get displayed on the screen.
  5. Then, click ‘Privacy’.
  6. Lastly, ensure that ‘Send seen status’ is enabled.
  7. The method of viewing the texts by notifications
  8. Firstly, launch Viber.
  9. Then, click on ‘More’ symbol one more time.
  10. After that, go to Settings.
  11. Next, click the Notifications.
  12. Lastly, enable the option of ‘Show message preview’.
  13. The method of editing or removing a text

 Look at the below-mentioned steps for removing a text.

  1. Firstly, do a long press on a text.
  2. Then, select ‘Delete for everyone’.

For editing a text, see the below-mentioned steps.

  1. Firstly, do a long press on a text.
  2. Then, choose Edit.
  3. After that, change the message.
  4. Lastly, click on the tick mark for finishing.
  5. Note that if the user did not get a ‘Seen’ status before the deletion have been done by the users or else changed the text, high probability lies that the receiver has not viewed the earlier text.

The social networking site-Viber is an awesome means for communication. Majority of its users wish for knowing that the receiver of the message has made seen their text or not. Viber is distinguished from any other messaging application by its characteristics that resides in it.

You shall not ever know whether the message receiver has not read the message. The reason behind it can be that you have not enabled the switch of their ‘seen’ status or else that they might have viewed the text by the notification itself. 

Source :-

Kellie Minton  is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at

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