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Topic # 116731 8-May-2013 09:47 Send private message

Anyone else trying to register Viber using a skinny number.
Not getting the sms back with code.
I suspect its not supported




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  Reply # 813517 8-May-2013 09:50 Send private message

Most prob. Try registering your number with +64270xxxx. i.e Add the 0 as well after +6427




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  Reply # 813520 8-May-2013 09:55 Send private message

I'm not getting it either. Doesn't seem to think I have it installed on the phone. Are you getting as far as it asking for the code. Mine just tells me that I must first have it installed on my mobile, which I do.

Lumia 800 on Vodafone.



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  Reply # 813521 8-May-2013 09:55 Send private message

billgates: Most prob. Try registering your number with +64270xxxx. i.e Add the 0 as well after +6427
\Skinny numbers start with 0204.
Think ive managed it but trying to set up the new desktop version is not working so far




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  Reply # 813530 8-May-2013 09:58 Send private message

srob: I'm not getting it either. Doesn't seem to think I have it installed on the phone. Are you getting as far as it asking for the code. Mine just tells me that I must first have it installed on my mobile, which I do.

Lumia 800 on Vodafone.

What ive done so far is de activated it.
Entered my number-no sms came but I rang the suggested number and got an access code that way. Ive just rung my son and my number came up ok.
Perhaps Ill wait for a few hrs and try the desktop version again-as you mentioned wanting the mobile to be installed but it is. 
For some reason not recognising the number formatting im wondering??




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  Reply # 813531 8-May-2013 09:58 Send private message

The desktop authentication code will appear on your Viber mobile client, it doesn't rely on SMS. Once you activated Viber mobile you should be able to get the desktop code there.

It seems the desktop version needs some firewall support. Check that.






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  Reply # 813560 8-May-2013 10:40 Send private message

Managed to sort it.
Vibers own knowledgebase

http://helpme.viber.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/425/63/registration-issues-on-viber-desktop

So in summary its now on desktop as well




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  Reply # 813575 8-May-2013 10:55 Send private message

myopinion: Anyone else had problem trying to add some contacts to Viber's favourites list? Works for some and not others and i cant see what the difference is.

For an iPhone.

Please note this thread is about Skinny Mobile and Viber-not phone specific




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  Reply # 813603 8-May-2013 11:52 Send private message

Have you tried Kakao Talk?
Really simple to use, not very memory hungry like Viber.
More flexible than Viber too.

You just have to get past the asian theme and customise it to your own and in minutes you will say goodbye to viber ! I dont have as many call dropouts and fades with Kakao Talk than I do with Viber.

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  Reply # 824150 23-May-2013 14:38 Send private message

Im on Skinny too.I got viber texts to set it up. There is also an option for them to call you if that doesn't work




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