How To Create A Custom Alias For Your Community On Viber

Do you want to hide your information when sending messages to a Viber community that you manage? Do you want to display a different persona that represents the community instead of your profile information? If that’s the case, you can create an alias in the community. Follow our guide to learn how.


As an admin or Superadmin of a community, you have access to different features that allows you to control the chat. Aside from having permission to manage the chat members, you also have one that can protect your privacy.

With the help of the alias feature, you can create a different identity to represent yourself on the chat. You can choose a new name and photo to display when you send messages to the chat.

Here’s our guide about creating a custom alias for your community in Viber

How to set an alias for your Viber community

If you want to hide your identity while posting in a community that you manage on Viber, you can set an alias on the chat. In this way, the app will display your alias details instead of your profile name when you send messages to the conversation.

You can set a custom alias whether you’re using the Viber app on your desktop or mobile device. Check our tutorials below for the steps to do so.

On your phone:

  1. Open Viber from your home screen or app drawer and sign in to your account.
  2. Go to the Chats tab and open the community that you want to manage.
  3. Tap More options (three dots icon) on the conversation header and select “Community info” from the menu.

  4. Select the Set Alias option from the sidebar that appears on your screen.

  5. Choose the “Set new alias” option.

  6. Add the alias name and photo. Tap the “Set alias” button at the bottom to save your new alias.

  7. Select the new alias from the available options and select the “Set alias” button to confirm your decision.

After setting your new alias, you can now use it within your community. When you send a message to the chat, other people will see your alias name and photo instead of the one used on your profile.

On your computer:

  1. Open the Viber desktop app and sign in to your account.
  2. Go to the Chats tab and open the community that you want to manage.
  3. Click the Set Alias button on the community info tab.

  4. Select the Set new alias option below all the available alias on your screen.

  5. Name your alias and add a photo. Select the Create Alias button at the bottom to confirm your decision.

Super admins and community admins can set an alias for their accounts whenever they want. Community admins can create one custom alias to make your content appear that it’s coming from one person.

To wrap things up

Now that you know how to create an alias on your Viber community, you show a different persona as an admin of the chat. After setting your alias, Viber will display your alias name and photo instead of your profile information when you’re sending messages to the community.

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