How do I create and publish my Viber bot?

So you're ready to publish you bot to Viber? Congratulations!

1) First, you'll need to head over to the Viber website to apply for a public account. Make sure you have the Viber App installed on your phone and open this link to apply:

2) Click "Apply for Public Account" to start the process.

3) You'll just need to fill in the details shown in the screen shot below:

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4) Viber will review your application and once approved (usually takes less than an hour), you'll receive a message from Viber in the Viber app to complete the account set up process.

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5) Tap on the Public chat icon as seen in the below screenshot

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6) Tap on the icon you see in the Public accounts screen at the bottom (see below image)

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7) You will now be taken to "Create Public Account" section. Tap on "Join now" button to start setting up your new Public account

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8) Follow the instructions shown at the link below and publish your Public account!

A Key will be generated for your Public Account

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9) Now, once you've created your bot on Sequel, begin the publishing process by clicking "Publish." When you're choosing a platform on which to publish, just click the the "Viber" tab:

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10) To complete this step, you'll use your account key from Viber. In the Viber app, during the chat creation process, you'll have the option to choose a "Built-In" bot creation solution. Select "Sequel" from this list.

11) Copy this key, enter it into the publishing pop-up shown in step 9, and you'll be all set!

Note: Make sure to remove the text and copy only the KEY.

12) Once your bot is published on Viber, to look up for your bot, hit the URL<botname>

<botname> should be replaced with your Viber bot name

Hitting this URL will take you to the bot chat on Viber

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