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How can I add friends to the Friends list? toggle

You can add friends in the PC (Windows/Mac) version of LINE in the following 2 ways. 

 

1. Add Friends via Search by ID.

Select the button on the top portion of the screen that has the figure of a person with a + next to it. Enter the LINE ID of the friend you wish to add into the search box then hit Enter. Select the Add button next to the user you want to add.

 

2. Add from Friend Recommendations

Select the button on the top portion of the screen that has the figure of a person with a + next to it. Select a user from the Friend Recommendations list and select the Add button next to the user you want to add.

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Can I add Friends using QR codes or toggle
Sorry, you cannot add friends using the address book, QR codes or Shake It! functions on the PC/Windows 8 versions.

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Who will be displayed on my Friend Recommendations list? toggle
LINE users who add you as a friend will be displayed in your Friend Recommendations list.

If you do not know someone in your Friend Recommendation list, you can delete them by following the steps below:

For PC
1. Click on the Add Friend icon at the top of the screen.
2. Right-click on the name > click Block.
3. Click on the Wheel icon at the top left of the screen > click Settings.
4. Click the Friends tab.
5. Hover over the name in the Blocked Friends list and click Delete.

For Windows 8
You cannot delete users from Friend Recommendations on Windows 8. Please delete them using the smartphone version of LINE.

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How do I add an official account from the PC version of LINE? toggle
To add an official account as a friend follow the steps below:

To add by LINE ID
1. Click on the Add Friend icon at the top of the screen.
2. Enter the ID for the official account and hit Enter.
3. Click Add.
You can confirm the LINE ID by going to the LINE official blog.

To add by Official Account Recommendations
1. Click on the Add Friend icon at the top of the screen.
2. Select the account from the Official Account Recommendations list.
To add an official account that is not in the list, please add by LINE ID.

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