63points

Google Hangouts

83points

Viber

Google Hangouts
Viber
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53 facts in comparison

Google Hangouts vs Viber

Google Hangouts
Viber
63
points
Google Hangouts
83
points
Viber

Why is Google Hangouts better than Viber?

  • You do not need a SIM card to log in
    ?
  • It uses “two-way opt-in”
    ?
  • Shows that someone is typing
    ?
  • Ad-free
    ?
  • 11.5MB smaller app size (iOS app)
    ?

    24.2MBvs35.7MB
  • You can switch off notifications
    ?
  • 6MB smaller app size (Android app)
    ?

    13MBvs19MB
  • Has SMS inbox integration
    ?

Why is Viber better than Google Hangouts?

  • Has temporary text messages
    ?
  • Has “message seen” notification
    ?
  • Send audio voice clips
    ?
  • You can stay invisible
    ?
  • 0.7 Higher rating on Google Play
    ?

    4.4vs3.7
  • Contact any app user
    ?
  • Receive messages when offline
    ?
  • 1 more languages supported
    ?

    32vs31

General info

1.Ad-free
?

Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.

Google Hangouts
Viber
2.Available on PC
?

These services are ideal if you want to use the app while sat down at your computer, as well as on-the-go.

Google Hangouts
Viber
3.Free app
?

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

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Viber
4. smaller app size (Android app)
?

The app requires less storage space on your device. A smaller size means there is more space on your device for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.

Best

TigerText Pro

3MB

13MB

19MB

5.Is compatible with Android
?

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Google Hangouts
Viber
6. smaller app size (iOS app)
?

A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.

Best

You & Me

0.2MB

24.2MB

35.7MB

Users

1.Higher rating on Google Play
?

The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

Best

Troop Messenger

4.5

3.7

4.4

2.Higher rating on the App Store
?

The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store (rating from all versions), showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

Best

Bat Messenger

5

3

4.5

Contacts

1.It uses “two-way opt-in”
?

This means that you have to add or accept contacts before being able to message. It prevents strangers sending you unwanted messages.

Google Hangouts
Viber
2.Has existing contacts integration
?

This means you can easily access and communicate with contacts from your existing phonebook.

Google Hangouts
Viber
3.Contact any app user
?

You can browse and contact any of your fellow app users.

Google Hangouts
Viber
4.Has favorite contacts
?

With favorite contacts you have quick access to the people who you communicate with most.

Google Hangouts
Viber

Messaging features

1.Has temporary text messages
?

You can send a text message which will self destruct after a short time, so you can say whatever you like, without it being saved on the person’s phone.

Google Hangouts
Viber
2.Has “message seen” notification
?

You can see when someone has opened your message, so you know whether or not it has been read yet.

Google Hangouts
Viber
3.Shows that someone is typing
?

You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.

Google Hangouts
Viber
4.Has the option to delete message history
?

You can delete past messages, for example if they contain confidential or private information.

Google Hangouts
Viber
5.Send audio voice clips
?

You can send a pre-recorded voice message.

Google Hangouts
Viber
6.Has two-way video chat
?

You can have a one-on-one conversation with video.

Google Hangouts
Viber

Content sharing

1.You can send documents
?

You can send documents using the app.

Google Hangouts
Viber
2.Has search option
?

If you need to find something specific, you can search your data for certain keywords.

Google Hangouts
Viber
3.Syncs to the cloud
?

Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.

Google Hangouts
Viber
4.Has image preview
?

You can see a small thumbnail of an image before opening it.

Google Hangouts
Viber
5.You can send videos
?

You can send videos with the app.

Google Hangouts
Viber
6.Has fun stickers
?

Stickers are a quick and fun way to communicate.

Google Hangouts
Viber

Security

1.You do not need a SIM card to log in
?

The app is not connected to your phone number, so you can use it on devices such as tablets without needing a SIM card.

Google Hangouts
Viber
2.Has Facebook sign-in option
?

Signing in with your Facebook account can be faster and easier if you don’t want to spend time filling in a registration page.

Google Hangouts
Viber
3.Has passcode
?

You can set a passcode to keep your data private.

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Viber

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