Viber App

Technical Information Of Viber Application:

The additional information regarding the Viber application given below

Application Viber
Author Talmon Macro, Igor Magazinnik
Developer Rakuten Viber
Type Instant messaging, VoIP
Initially released on December 2, 2019
Stable version of Android
Stable version of Android released on February 20, 2020
Stable version of iOS 11.8
Stable version of iOS released on November 3, 2019
Stable windows UWP version 6.6.1
Stable windows desktop version 12.8.0
Stable windows desktop version released on April 19, 2020
Stable Linux version
Stable Linux version released on November 18, 2019
Languages used C, C++, Python, Objective-C, Java
License Proprietary software
Seller Viber Media SARL
Size for iOS 301.1 MB
Category Social networking
Compatible With iOS 10 and above, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch
Age rating 17+
Copyright Viber media
Available in-app purchases Viber credit pack


Permissions Required For Viber Application:

The list of permissions that need to grant for the Viber application is as given below

  • In-app purchases:

The app allows purchasing inside the application

  • Device and app history:

The user has to permit the Skype application to read device sensitive data and the internal system state. The application also requires access to the web bookmarks, history and the data regarding the list of running apps.

  • Cellular data settings:

The Skype application requires a permit to access the data regarding cellular data settings to connect with the internet connection.

  • Identity:

Details regarding the identity to find accounts on the device required for the Skype application, it also requires the authentication over to read contact card, modify contact card.

  • Contacts

The user has to grant the permissions to read device contacts and to modify.

  • Calendar

The Skype application requires rights to read calendar events and confidential data. Retrieves the calendar events and send emails to guests without owner involvement.

  • location

The Skype application consists of a feature of share live location and current location so that it requires the access of approximate location to share the current location. It also requires extra location provider commands.

  • SMS

For transmission and receiving the messages, the Skype application requires permission to send, receive, and edit text messages.

  • Phone

The features of audio calls and video calls require access over the call log to read and write. The user has to provide access to reroute outgoing calls and make calls without user involvement

  • Photos/media/files

The Skype application supports sharing the multimedia messages; to do this, it requires authentication to read the contents of USB, modify and delete USB contents.

  • Camera

Access over the camera to take the picture and to record videos

  • Microphone

To attend the audio call and video call it requires access to the device microphone

  • Wi-fi connection information

The Skype application can connect with the internet through cellular data or Wi-Fi connection. To connect with Wi-Fi, it wants to retrieve the data regarding Wi-Fi information.

  • Bluetooth connection information

For sharing the files through Bluetooth, it requires the information regarding the Bluetooth connections

  • Wearable sensors

While using the application, it requires retrieving the information regarding the wearable sensors

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