How To Stop Unknown Users From Adding You To Groups On Viber
Last Updated: November 21, 2022
Are you tired of random people adding you to different groups on Viber? Do you want to prevent non-contacts from doing so? If that’s the case, you can change the privacy settings on your account and choose who can add you to groups. Check our step-by-step guide below, and we’ll cover the steps to do so.
Everyone that has your number on Viber can contact and find your account on the app. In addition, other people, including non-contacts can easily add you to different group chats whenever they want.
However, we understand that some of you prefer to keep your privacy on the app as a priority. Thankfully, you can prevent non-contacts from adding you to group chats without your permission.
Here’s our guide about controlling who can add you to Viber group chats.
How to control who can add you to group chats on Viber
If you don’t want random people from adding you to groups on Viber, you can change your privacy settings on the app. In this way, you won’t find yourself in conversations in which you have no idea how you joined them.
You can change your account’s group privacy settings from the Viber mobile app. In our tutorial below, we’ll show you how to do it from an Android device.
On your phone:
- Open the Viber app from your home screen or app drawer and sign in to your account.
- Tap “More” on the bottom right and select “Settings” from the menu.
- Head to your Privacy options.
- Select the “Control who can add you to groups” option.
- Choose the “My contacts” option from the menu.
That’s how you prevent non-contacts from adding you to groups on Viber. With the help of this feature, you can protect yourself from joining unwanted groups on the app.
Unfortunately, you can’t edit your account’s group privacy options from the Viber desktop app. You can only do it from the mobile app.
To wrap it all up
Now that you know how to choose who can add you to groups on Viber, you can now prevent non-contacts from adding you to conversations without your permission. In this way, you won’t yourself as a member of a group chat that you don’t want to use.
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