How to delete a group on Viber



Do you need to delete a group on Viber or say goodbye to a specific group member? If so, you have come to the right place.

In this article, we’ll explain how to do both and more. Here you will find step-by-step instructions on the most popular platforms. In addition, we will answer frequently asked questions on everything Viber related.

How to delete a group on Viber?

Here are the steps to delete a group on Viber:

How to delete Viber group on Mac?

  1. Open Viber on your Mac.
  2. Navigate to the “Chats” icon in the upper left corner of the screen.
  3. Select and right-click on a group chat in the left panel.
  4. In the options menu, right click on the “Leave and Delete” option.

How to delete Viber group on desktop / PC?

  1. Open Viber on your desktop / PC.
  2. Choose the group you want to delete.
  3. Go to the “I” – the information icon.
  4. Select the “Leave and Delete” option near the bottom of the screen.
  5. Click “Leave and Delete” to confirm that you want to delete.

How to delete a Viber group on Android?

  1. Open Viber.
  2. Click on the “group chat” screen.
  3. Choose the group you want to delete.
  4. Tap the ‘delete’ option.
  5. Select “remove and leave group”.

How to delete Viber group on iPhone?

  1. Open Viber.
  2. Click on “Chats” at the bottom left. This will display your groups and recent chats.
  3. Tap the name of the group you want to delete and drag it to the left. Three options will appear.
  4. Select the “Delete” option – the red “x” icon on the right of the screen. A pop-up window will appear.
  5. Choose “Leave and Delete”. The group has now been deleted.

How to remove people from a Viber group?

Below are the steps to remove a member from a Viber group chat for all four common platforms.

How to delete a member of Viber group on Mac?

  1. Open Viber on your Mac.
  2. Choose the group whose contact you want to remove.
  3. Tap the information icon.
  4. Click Participants.
  5. Tap the “X” icon next to the name of the member to be deleted.
  6. Click on the “Remove from chat” option to remove the member.

To note: Only a group administrator can delete a member.

How to Delete Viber Group Member on Desktop / PC?

  1. Open Viber on your desktop / PC.
  2. Click the group in which the member is listed.
  3. Tap the Info icon.
  4. Select Participants.
  5. Click the “X” next to the person you want to remove.
  6. Select the “Remove from chat” option to remove the person.

To note: Only a group administrator can remove a member.

How to delete a member of Viber group on Android?

  1. Open the Viber app on your phone.
  2. Click Discussions.
  3. Go to the “Info” icon.
  4. Click Chat Info.
  5. Scroll through the group members to find the person you want to remove and press.
  6. Select the “Remove from chat” option. The member is then deleted.

To note: Only a group administrator can remove a member.

How to delete a member of Viber group on iPhone?

  1. Open the Viber app on your phone.
  2. Go to “Chats” and tap on it.
  3. Click on the group name – at the top of the screen.
  4. Select the person you want to remove from the Participants list.
  5. Tap the “Remove from chat” option to remove the person.

To note: Only a group administrator can remove a member.

How to delete messages in Viber Group Chat?

Here’s how to delete a message you’ve received.

How to delete messages in Viber Group Chat on Mac?

  1. Open Viber on your Mac.
  2. Tap the speech bubble icon at the top left.
  3. Select the chat with the message you want to delete from the left panel.
  4. Right click on the message in the chat.
  5. Select the “Delete for myself” option from the menu and click the right mouse button.

How to delete messages in Viber Group Chat on Desktop / PC?

  1. Open Viber on your desktop.
  2. Click on the speech bubble icon at the top left.
  3. Select and click on a cat in the left panel.
  4. Choose the message to delete and right click on it.
  5. In the context menu, tap on the option “Delete for myself”.

How to delete messages in Viber Group Chat on Android?

  1. Open the Viber Messenger app on your phone.
  2. Click on the “CATS” tab located at the top left.
  3. Navigate to the cat you want to delete in your “CAT List” and click on it.
  4. Select and hold the message you want to delete.
  5. You can choose between the option “Delete for yourself” or “Delete for everyone”.
  6. Click the “Delete for everyone” option and the message will be deleted.
  7. Click the “Delete for myself” option to delete the message from your device only.
  8. Press “YES” to confirm that you want to delete.

To note: If you want to delete a message received by the group, you can only delete it for yourself, not for the whole group.

How to delete messages in Viber Group Chat on iPhone?

On your iPhone, choose between option 1: delete messages individually and option 2: delete your chat history, which allows you to delete multiple messages at once.

Option 1: Delete messages individually

  1. Open Viber.
  2. Click on the “Cats” speech bubble icon located in the lower left corner. This will display recent discussions.
  3. Select the chat in your chat list that contains the message you want to delete.
  4. Press and hold / long press the message you want to erase. An options bar opens at the top of the message.
  5. Select the “Delete” option to the right of the options bar. A pop-up menu will appear on the screen towards the bottom (you can only select “Delete for me” if the message is from someone else).
  6. Choose between two options. Option1: Delete for myself or Option2: Delete for everyone.
  7. Choose “Delete for myself” if you want to delete the post from your chat history, but still want other chat members to see it.
  8. Choose “Delete for everyone” if you don’t want other chat members to always see the message.

To note: If you have chosen the option “Delete for everyone”, a notice will appear to inform you of the deleted message.

Option 2: Delete your chat history

  1. Open Viber.
  2. Click the “⋯” icon which is the “Plus” icon in the lower right corner of the screen.
  3. Choose the “Settings” option which is located next to the “Gear” icon at the bottom of the menu.
  4. Click on the “Calls and Messages” option located in the middle of the menu, under the “Notifications” option.
  5. Select the option “Clear Message History” which is the last of the options at the bottom. A “confirmation” pop-up will open.
  6. Press “Clear” to confirm the deletion on the left side of the pop-up window. This will erase all messages from your chat, but the message history of other users will remain.

Additional FAQs

How to delete a Viber community?

Unfortunately, there is no way to delete a Viber community. You can either choose to leave a community or opt for the “snooze” option. If you are the administrator or creator of the community, first delete all members individually. Follow the steps listed above, then exit the community yourself by doing the following:

How to leave a community on Viber?

1. Navigate to the community you want to leave.

2. Tap on the chat information screen.

3. Click on the “Leave and Delete” option at the bottom of the screen.

Alternatively, you can choose to put the community on “Snooze”. This will mute the community for a period of 30 days. You can cancel it at any time.

How to repeat a community on Viber?

1. Access the chat information screen.

2. Scroll down to find the “Repeat for 30 days” option and activate the switch.

How to cancel the repeat of a community on Viber?

1. Go to your discussion list and find the community you want to deactivate. Click on it to open it.

2. Tap on the chat information screen.

3. Click on the “Deactivate this community” option.

To note: The community will automatically shut down after 30 days.

Is Viber now more “vibe-y” for you?

We hope this step by step guide to delete a group has made it easier for you to use Viber. Now that you know all the ins and outs, you can manage your groups and their members much more efficiently.

Did you have to remove a group member or delete a group? How was it? Let us know in the comments section below.


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