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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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How do I sign up for LINE if I cannot receive SMS? toggle
If you are unable to receive SMS, try selecting Call Me Instead.

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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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Using LINE

How do I change the language settings? toggle
You can change the language settings by following the steps below.

1. Click the settings icon on the left menu bar.
2. Click Settings.
3. Select the language from Basic > Language.

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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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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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Can I set an ID on LINE for PC? toggle
You can only set an ID on LINE for Windows 10.

To set an ID: 
1. Click the settings icon > Settings > Basic.
2. Click ID > Not Set.
3. Enter an ID and click Check.
Note: If a message saying "This ID is already in use" appears, you will need to set a different ID.
4. Click Register.

Important: You cannot change your ID once it's been configured.

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

• iOS devices
Devices running iOS 9.0 or later
Note
- You can only use LINE up to the versions indicated below on older OSes.
- You will not be able to download the app on an older OS.

Any version of iOS 8: Up to LINE version 7.16.0
Earlier than iOS 8.0: Up to LINE version 6.7.0


• Android devices
Devices running Android OS 4.1 or later
Note
- You can only use LINE up to the versions indicated below on older OSes.
- You will not be able to download the app on an older OS.

Android OS 4.0.3 to 4.0.4: Up to LINE version 7.2.2

• Windows Phone
OS 8 or later

• Tizen
OS 2.4 or later

• Feature phone (non-smartphone mobile phones)
docomo, Softbank, au
Note: Only available for use in Japan.

• PC:

Windows
Windows 7 and later

Mac
OS X10.10 and later

Windows 10
Windows 10

Chrome
Chrome browser version 42 or later

Recommended OSes
 • Windows: 7 and later
 • Mac: OS X10.9 and later
 • Chrome OS

• iPad:

iPad
iPad 2 or later (iOS 7 or later)

• Smart Watches:

Android Wear
Android OS 4.3 or later
Note: You cannot create a new account on Android Wear devices.

The following devices are not supported:
- iPod touch
- WALKMAN
- SmartTV BOX
- Fire OS for Kindle, etc.
- PHS devices
- Simulators/ emulators (virtual environments)

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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 your account is deleted.

 

1. Log in from the Windows 10 version of LINE.

2. From the main menu, click the settings icon > Settings.

3. Click Privacy.

4. Click Delete My Account.

Note: If Delete My 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 > Choose Photo.
4. Select the photo you want to set and click Open.
5. 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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