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Logging in to LINE on your iPad or PC using your smartphone's unlock method toggle
See below for the steps to log in to LINE using your smartphone's unlock method.

When logging in to LINE with your smartphone's unlock method for the first time:
1. Start LINE for iPad or LINE for PC.
2. Enter the phone number registered to your LINE account and select Log in with smartphone.
3. Select Show verification code.
4. Start the smartphone version of LINE.
5. Select the Home/Friends tab > Settings > Account > Pair a new device.
6. Enter the six-digit verification code that appears on LINE for iPad or LINE for PC into your smartphone.
7. Use your smartphone's unlock method when prompted to do so.

When logging in after the first time:
1. Start LINE for iPad or LINE for PC.
2. Enter the phone number registered to your LINE account and select Log in with smartphone.
3. Start the smartphone version of LINE.
4. Use your smartphone's unlock method when prompted to do so.

"Login successful!" will appear when you're logged in. The LINE official account will also send a login notification message to you in the smartphone version of LINE.
Note: For details about the content of this notification, see this Help article.

For more information about your smartphone's unlock method, see this Help article.

For information on how to set up LINE so you can use your smartphone's unlock method for logging in, see this Help article.

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Phone numbers that cannot be verified toggle
To verify your phone number, your device needs to be able to receive text messages or phone calls. 
Note: Even if your device meets these requirements, LINE accounts cannot be created or transferred with a virtual phone number.

If you can't create or transfer an account with your preferred phone number, use a different phone number that is provided by a mobile service provider.
Important: If you verify a phone number that is already registered to another LINE account, that account will be deleted.

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Registering an email address toggle
Registering an email address to your LINE account makes it possible for you to reset your password in the case that you forget it. 

To register an email address: 
1. Tap the Home/Friends tab Settings > Account > Email address.
2. Enter an email address, then tap Next.
3. Enter the verification code or tap the URL in the email that was sent to you > OK.

If you're viewing this article on your smartphone, tap here to go to the Account screen.

You can also watch this video to learn how to configure your settings.

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About the Call Me Instead option toggle
Call Me Instead gives you another way to verify your phone number. Please use this option if you aren't able to receive the phone number verification code via text message.

When you tap Call Me Instead, you will receive an automated phone call that gives you a six-digit verification code. You can finish the verification process by entering that code into the LINE app.

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Turning notification messages on and off toggle
To change your settings for receiving notification messages: 
1. Tap the Home/Friends tab > Settings.
2. Tap Privacy.
3. Tap Provide usage data.
4. Tap Notification messages.
5. Turn Allow third-party notifications ON or OFF.

Turning Allow third-party notifications OFF, will make it so you are unable to receive notification messages from any company's official account.

If you don't want to get notification messages from the official account of a certain company, please block that company's official account.

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Transferring your LINE account with a phone number toggle
Before transferring your LINE account with your phone number, be sure to:

When you're all ready, transfer your LINE account by following the steps below: 
1. On your new device, open LINE and tap Log in.
2. Tap Log in with phone number.
3. Select your country, enter your phone number, and tap the arrow.
4. Enter the six-digit verification code that's sent to you via text message.
5. Tap Yes, that's my account.
6. Enter your password and tap the arrow.
7. Choose whether to restore your chat history, then tap Continue.
Note: You will no longer be able to use LINE on your previous device. If you want to restore your chats, be sure to back them up on your old device before transferring your account.
8. Choose whether to add friends from your device's contacts, then tap the arrow.

If your phone number will change when you transfer your LINE account, see this Help article.

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Restoring chats on iOS toggle
To restore your chats, turn iCloud Drive ON before transferring your LINE account. If you've already transferred your account, please reinstall the LINE app.
Note:
- You cannot restore your chats from the LINE app's Settings.
- Images and stickers that were sent in chats cannot be restored.

To restore your chat history:
1. Turn iCloud Drive ON.
2. Transfer your LINE account to a new device.
3. Once the screen to restore your chat history appears, tap Restore chat history.

To change your iCloud Drive settings, please follow the steps below.
Note: Make sure to log in to iCloud with the same Apple ID you used to back up your chat history.
1. From your iOS device, tap Settings > your name at the top of the screen.
2. Tap iCloud > turn iCloud Drive ON.
3. Turn LINE ON.
Note: If different screens appear on your device and you cannot follow these steps, please contact Apple directly.

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Setting a LINE ID toggle
To set a LINE ID: 
1. Tap the Home/Friends tab > Settings > Profile > LINE ID.
2. Enter your preferred ID and tap Check.
3. On the message that says "This ID is available," tap Use.

Tap here to go to the LINE ID setting on your smartphone.

Note:
- Once you set an ID, it cannot be changed or deleted.
- If you see a message saying "This ID is unavailable" in step 3, it means that someone is already using that ID. In this case, please register a different ID.
- As stated in our Terms and Conditions of Use, making your ID public on the internet for the purpose of meeting other people is not allowed.

If an error occurs when you follow the steps above, or if the LINE ID field doesn't change and remains blank, your device information may not be synced with the information on LINE's servers. For more information, see this Help article.

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How to set Letter Sealing toggle
Letter Sealing will be turned ON for the initial setup.

If you are using the iOS version of LINE and Letter Sealing is turned ON, you will not be able to preview messages.

We recommend keeping Letter Sealing turned ON at all times in order to protect your messages. However, if you would like to change the settings, please refer to the steps below. 

Please be sure to follow the steps on the smartphone version of LINE. If you are accessing this Help article from your smartphone, tap here to move to the settings screen.

1. Tap MoreSettings > Privacy.
2. Turn OFF Letter Sealing.

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Backing up and restoring chat histories toggle
If you're an iOS user:
You can use iCloud to back up your chats.

For details on how to back up your chats, see this Help article. For information on how to restore your chats, see this Help article.

If you're an Android user:
You can use Google Drive to back up your chats.

For details on how to back up and restore your chats, see this Help article.

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