View the Location a Viber Chat Has Been Sent from on a Microsoft Lumia 535

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Hello, and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to view the location from where a message in a chat has been sent when using the 'Viber' application on a Microsoft Lumia 535.

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Steps

  1. 1
    To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the 'power' button located on the right-hand side of the phone.
    Once the phone is activated, you'll see the lock screen.
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    Swipe the lock screen up to enter the home screen.
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    Find the 'Viber' tile on the home screen.
    It is a purple tile with the Viber logo in the middle, which is a white speech bubble with a white phone inside. If it has not been pinned to the home screen, swipe to the left and locate it in the 'Apps' menu. Once the 'Viber' tile has been located, press down on it to open the application.
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    First, enter a chat.
    In this video, we want to show you how to find the location of a message. We need to be in the 'chats' section, and it will say 'chats' at the top of the screen in white text. If you're not in this section, scroll left or right until 'chats' appears at the top.
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    Choose a chat.
    In the example, we have only one chat. Choose it by pressing down on the profile photo or the name.
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    Look for a message sent while the 'location' option was turned on.
    There is a purple arrow or triangle icon in the text box. Press the icon once, and it will say 'Your location is turned off'. The icon will turn white.
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    Press the icon again, and it will say 'Your location is on', and it will turn purple.
    We need this to be on, and we need a message that was sent when this icon was turned on. If you're having trouble turning this on, or it's not already set in the 'settings' menu, search VisiHow for another video on how to use this function.
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  8. 8
    Write a message with the setting turned on.
    In the example, we wrote "Hi". Send it by pressing the 'send' icon, which is a white circle with a white speech bubble in it at the bottom of the screen.
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    You'll know the message has been sent because there is a very small icon next to it.
    It's a small location pin that you would see in a map. It's very small, and it is located to the right of the message. That means that there's a location attached to this message.
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    In the first message, we can see there's no icon.
    If we press the first "Hello" message in the example, nothing happens because it has no location.
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    To find out the location of a message that has been sent, see if it has a small pin icon.
    Press down on the message and it will open the map. The purple icon in the middle is pointing to the location, and it's quite precise.
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    Zoom in or out by pinching the screen in or out.
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    Press the icon at the bottom of the screen to focus back on the location.
    It's important to remember that if any message has that icon, you can press down on it and it will open up a map that shows the location from where that message was sent. If the icon cannot be seen, then that message does not contain a location. We can turn the location on and off for our own messages, but we can't control if other people want to turn that option on or off on their own messages. We'll have to see what they choose.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to view the location from where a message or a chat has been sent when using the Viber application on a Microsoft Lumia 535.
    If you have any questions or comments about this video or about the application itself, then please leave them in the comment section below, and we shall answer them for you. Eng Testing (testing)
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