|Dec 15, 2012, 02:29 AM||#1|
Will VOIP/CHAT apps (eg Skype/Viber/Whatsapp) work without network data connection?
Hi, I'm wondering if Skype, Viber, Whatsapp etc will work if there is no contract with a mobile service provider (eg if I'm on Vodafone or 02 and I cancel the contract or put the contract on hold) and use Wifi to connect to the internet for these apps on my iphone. In theory it should work because whatsapp etc work on airplane mode but I wanted to double check... i'm travelling for a month and thinking of putting a vacation hold on my mobile contracts. Please let me know thanks!
|Dec 15, 2012, 03:55 AM||#3|
MacBook Pro with Retina display (Mid 2014), 15.4-inch, 2.5 GHz/16 GB/512 GB/Iris Pro & GT 750M
Sony VAIO Duo 13, 1.6 GHz/4 GB/128 GB/Intel HD 4400
iPad Air, Wi-Fi + Cellular, Space Grey, 64 GB
|Dec 17, 2012, 11:33 AM||#4|
This is a member of the Viber R&D Team.
Viber can work without a sim card, you just need an active phone number for the registration process (you can use your home number for that). If you already have Viber, taking your sim card out won't deactivate it, Viber will continue functioning properly.
We're here to offer our help! Please feel free to let us know your thoughts, questions and comments, we'd be happy to assist.
A member of the Viber R&D Team (Viber application).
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