Viber updated with full iOS 8 support

Viber updated with full iOS 8 support

Popular free messaging app Viber has been updated and now takes advantage of the new features in iOS 8.

With Viber 5.1, you now get interactive notifications. This means that you can reply to Viber messages from the notification you receive on your lock screen by swiping and choosing one of the options you are given.

The second development is Viber’s use of Share Extensions. This is less obvious, but it means that you can add Viber to the list of apps that appear whenever you tap a share button in another app in iOS.

To add Viber as a share option, tap share. Then in the second row, where you see Message, Mail and other icons, swipe left. Tap More, and you’ll see Viber in the list. Switching it to green means you’ll see Viber in the list of default apps for sharing from now on.

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Viber is also available on Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry, Symbian, Windows desktop and Mac OS X.

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