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Creating a new LINE account on PC toggle
In addition to the smartphone version, you can also sign up for a LINE account on your PC. 
Note: You need to have a phone number that can receive calls or text messages. 

1. Download the PC version of LINE here.
2. Start the PC version of LINE.
3. Click Sign up or Registration.
4. After selecting your country and entering your phone number, click Next.
5. Enter the verification code sent by text message to the phone number you entered in step 4 and click Next.
6. Enter your password twice and click Next.
7. After entering your name, turn Allow Others to Add ON or OFF, and click Done.
8. Register an email address or click Skip.

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I'm not receiving the verification SMS toggle
If you are not receiving the verification SMS, click Resend Code or Call Me Instead.

If these do not resolve the issue, please contact us here.  

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Using LINE

Recommended system specifications for LINE toggle
We recommend the following system specifications for using LINE.

Smartphones
• iOS: 10.0 or later 
Note: LINE cannot be newly installed on earlier versions of iOS. However, earlier iOS versions are compatible with the following versions of LINE:
- iOS versions earlier than 8.0: LINE version 6.7.0
- iOS versions 8.0 and earlier than 9.0: Up to LINE version 7.16.0
- iOS versions 9.0 and earlier than 10.0: Up to LINE version 8.13.0

• Android: 4.4 or later
Note: LINE cannot be newly installed on earlier versions of Android. However, earlier Android versions are compatible with the following versions of LINE:
- Between Android versions 4.0.3 and 4.0.4: Up to LINE version 7.2.2.
- Between Android versions 4.1 and 4.3.1: Up to LINE version 8.11.0.

• Windows 10 Mobile: OS 10
• Tizen: OS 2.4 or later

PCs
• Windows 7 and later
• Mac OS X 10.10 or later

• Chrome browser version 42 or later
Note: Use the Chrome version of LINE with the following OSes.
- Windows: 7 and later
- Mac: OS X 10.9 and later
- Chrome OS

iPads
• iPad 4 or later (iOS 10.0 or later)

Smartwatches
• Android Wear: Wear OS 4.3 or later
• Apple Watch: WatchOS 4 or later
Note: New accounts cannot be created on smartwatches.

The devices below are not supported:
- iPod touch
- WALKMAN
- SmartTV BOX
- Fire OS devices
- PHS devices
- Simulators/ emulators (virtual environments)
- Android tablets

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Which versions of LINE can I use on PC? toggle
You can use the following versions of LINE on PC. The versions of LINE available to you will vary depending on your OS, so make sure to only check the information relevant to the OS you're using.

Windows 7
Windows version of LINE
Chrome version of LINE

Windows 8.1
Windows version of LINE
Chrome version of LINE

Windows 10
Windows version of LINE
Windows 10 version of LINE
Chrome version of LINE

Mac
Mac version of LINE
Chrome version of LINE

You can download LINE here.

Note: You need to download the Google Chrome browser in order to install the Chrome version of LINE.

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Creating a new LINE account on PC toggle
In addition to the smartphone version, you can also sign up for a LINE account on your PC. 
Note: You need to have a phone number that can receive calls or text messages. 

1. Download the PC version of LINE here.
2. Start the PC version of LINE.
3. Click Sign up or Registration.
4. After selecting your country and entering your phone number, click Next.
5. Enter the verification code sent by text message to the phone number you entered in step 4 and click Next.
6. Enter your password twice and click Next.
7. After entering your name, turn Allow Others to Add ON or OFF, and click Done.
8. Register an email address or click Skip.

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Changing the display language toggle
To change the display language on LINE for PC:
1. Click "..." > Settings > Basic.
3. Choose a language from the drop-down list under Language.

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How do I check which PC version of LINE I am using? toggle
Please follow the steps below for your version of LINE.

Windows
1. Start LINE.
2. Click the cogwheel icon > About LINE.

Mac
1. Start LINE.
2. Click the cogwheel icon > About LINE.

Windows 10
1. Start LINE.
2. Click About LINE on the bottom of the login screen.

Chrome
1. Open the Google Chrome browser.
2. Click the three dots on the top right of the browser > More tools.
3. Click Extensions.
4. See the version displayed next to the LINE icon.

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Deleting your account toggle
Uninstalling or deleting the LINE app will not delete your account.

If you want to delete your account, read the following notes before trying the steps below.
Note: You can only delete your account from the PC version of LINE if you signed up for it on PC.

Important:
- Deleting your account will also delete all data such as your registered phone number on LINE, friends, groups, chat history, etc.
- Even if you reinstall LINE, you won’t be able to restore your data after deleting your account.

1. Log in from the PC version of LINE.
2. Click the settings icon > Settings.
3. Click Basic.
4. Click Delete Account at the bottom of the screen.
Note: If Delete Account doesn't appear, make the app full screen and try again.

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Changing your profile photo toggle
To change your profile photo:

1. Click the settings icon > Settings.
2. Click Basic.
3. Click the camera icon on the lower right of your profile photo.
4. Click Select from My Computer.
5. Select the photo you want to set and click Open.
6. After cropping the photo, click OK.

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Changing your display name toggle
To change your display name:

1. Click the settings icon > Settings.
2. Click Basic.
3. Click the pencil icon next to your display name.
4. Enter a name and then press the Enter key or click the check mark.

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Can I set an ID on LINE for PC? toggle
You can only set an ID on LINE for Windows 10. This option is not available on LINE for Windows, Mac, or Chrome.

Download LINE for Windows 10 here.

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Can I change my registered email address on LINE for PC? toggle
Your registered email address cannot be changed on LINE for PC.

If you're only using LINE for PC
To change your email address, you will need to delete your current account and sign up for a new one.
Important: This will delete your friends and chat history.

If you're using LINE on both your smartphone and PC
You can change your email address from the LINE smartphone app. For the steps to change your email address, see this Help article.

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