Use Viber to Scan a QR Code on an HTC One M8

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Hello, and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to scan a QR code with Viber on an HTC One M8.

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Steps

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    To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the power button on the top of the phone
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    Once the phone has been activated, we will see the lock screen.
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    Swipe upwards to unlock the phone
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    Once the phone has been unlocked, we will see the home screen. At the bottom, we will see a row of icons. It is one of these icons that we now need to access, as we need to open up the Applications folder.
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    Tap the icon shaped like a grid of white dots
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    It is at the bottom of the home screen, in the middle of the row of icons. Pressing down on the icon allows us to enter the Applications folder.
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    Find the Viber application
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    The icon is a purple speech bubble with a white telephone inside. Underneath, it says "Viber". The Viber application can be in any position in this folder. Press down on the icon, once located, to enter the application.
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    Find the icon in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen
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    It is in the gray bar, and it is shaped like three small horizontal lines. Press down on this icon, and it will open up a page marked "More".
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    Scroll down to find "Add Contact"
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    Press this option.
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    Press "Scan QR Code"
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    It is a dark purple button. This will show us the QR scanner, which uses the phone's camera. Make sure that the app has permission to use the camera. It says, "Place the code in the center of the square and it will be scanned automatically."
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    Place the QR code in front of the phone and line up the code in the square on the screen
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    In this demonstration, we are using a second phone to display a QR code.
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    View the link
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    Automatically, and very quickly, the app finds the link provided by the QR code and displays it. In this demonstration, our link goes to The Guardian home page.
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    Press "OK"
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    This will allow us to open up the address. In our demonstration, it asks if we would like to "Open with Chrome", and we can tap "JUST ONCE" or "ALWAYS". We can also select to "Use a different app".
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    Tap "JUST ONCE" or "ALWAYS", or select an alternate browsing app, if prompted
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    We will tap "JUST ONCE". If we had tapped "ALWAYS", we would never see this confirmation again, and tapping "OK" would take us directly to the link.
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    Read the website
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    It has taken us to the location linked by the QR code. We can see that it is very easy to use the QR scanner in Viber. Just select it, then hold it over a QR code, and then we can access the information in that QR code.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to scan a QR code with Viber on an HTC One M8
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    If you have any questions, comments, or queries regarding this video, or about the process that you have witnessed in this video, please leave them in the comments section below, and we shall answer them for you.
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Questions and Answers

Where do I find my QR code so I can scan it?

I would like to add my QR code in Viber but I don't know how and where I can find my QR code. I have tried: I just went to scan QR code

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    Open Viber.
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    If any chats are open, then close them by tapping on the back arrow in the upper-left corner.
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    Tap on the triple-horizontal-line or "More" button at the bottom.
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    Tap on the QR-code icon in the upper-right corner
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    You will reveal your own QR code that anyone can scan.
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When try to launch Viber on Lenovo laptop asks me to scan barcode barcode iapp is openend on phone but won't scan barcode on Lenovo screen camera opens but does not scan or communiicate from iPhone to laptop see above

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I want to scan QR code on Viber app, I also downloaded QR code scanner app , but I do not no how to use on same mobile?

I want to scan QR code on Viber app, I also downloaded QR code scanner app , but I do not no how to use on same mobile

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Why can't I scan my QR code in Viber, it seems an error occurs in activating?

Why can't I open my QR code scan in my Viber. I think it was caused by: Seems an error occurs in activating

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Scanning Viber code is stuck, not working?

Got an image on my computer, it said getting access but nothing more happens. I have tried: iPhone turned on along with image in front of computer message says linking with my phone, nothing happens on phone or computer screen

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