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Post Settings

What can be posted on Timeline? toggle
You can post the following on Timeline:

• Text: Up to 10,000 characters per post.
• Photos and videos: Up to 20 per post.
• Regular stickers: Up to 20 per post.
• Sound, animated, and pop-up stickers: Up to 1 per post.
Note: These can't be posted with regular stickers.
• URLs and locations: Up to 1 each per post.

Timeline posts will also appear on your Home, and will be visible to your friends based on your Timeline privacy settings. If you don't want a post to be seen, you can limit the audience from the privacy settings before sharing it on your Timeline.

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Making Timeline posts toggle
Depending on which version of LINE you're using, you can make posts to Timeline with one of the methods below.

Versions of LINE earlier than 8.12.0
• Tap the Friends tab > your profile > Home > the pencil icon at the bottom right.
• Tap the Timeline tab > the What's New? field, pencil icon, Camera or Stickers at the top of the screen.

LINE version 8.12.0 or later
• Tap the Friends tab > your profile > Posts or Photos/Videos > the pencil icon at the bottom right.
• Tap the Timeline tab > the pencil icon at the bottom right > Write or Camera.

Note: You can update to the latest version of LINE here.

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Notifications for Likes and comments on your posts toggle
When someone Likes or comments on your post, a number will appear on the bell icon at the top of your Timeline. If you turn on Timeline notifications, you will also receive alerts on your smartphone’s notification screen.

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Replying to comments from friends toggle
Tap the comment you want to reply to, enter your reply, then tap Send.

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Commenting and Liking Timeline posts toggle
To leave comments and Like Timeline posts, please refer to the following steps:

1. Tap your Timeline.
2. Tap the Like or comment icon under the relevant post.

Commenting on posts
You can use text or stickers to show how you feel about a post. You can also delete a comment you posted by swiping left or pushing and holding the post in question, then tapping Delete.

Liking posts
Choose from 6 LINE character faces to show how you're feeling at that moment.

If you Like a post that is set to public, it will be shared with friends on their Timeline.

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Editing or adding to posts toggle
To edit the content of a Timeline/Home post:

1. At the top right of the post you want to edit, tap the "..." icon > Edit post.
2. After editing or adding information, tap Post at the top right.

If you're using a version of LINE earlier than 6.6, you won't be able to edit information other than written text or add information like photos or stickers once you've completed your post.

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Maximum number of posts on Timeline toggle
Only a certain number of posts are shown on the Timeline. If you want to see all of a friend’s posts, please go to their Home.

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Using hashtags toggle
If you add the # symbol in front of text (e.g. #LINE) when you make a post, it will create a hashtag. Tapping a hashtag lets you view all posts that include the same hashtag.
Note: Posts with hashtags that you've made Public can be searched for and viewed by users other than your friends.

Try using hashtags when you want to share your posts with a larger audience.

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Tagging friends toggle
Entering the @ symbol in front of a friend's name (e.g. @Brown) lets you tag them in a post.

When you tag friends, be sure that they're included in the privacy setting you select for the post.
Note: If the post is not shared with your friends, they will be unable to view it.

When the post is completed, the friends you tagged will be notified. 

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How to set a post to automatically delete itself toggle
You can choose your desired time to have a post automatically delete itself.

To set an auto-delete time, please refer to the following steps:

1. Enter the details for your post.
2. Tap "..." > Timer.
3. Choose the time you want the post to be deleted, then tap Post.

Please be aware that any Likes or comments on this post will also be deleted at the same time.

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Liking comments toggle
To Like a comment, tap the Like icon on the relevant comment.

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What is the relay feature? toggle
The relay feature gives you a separate place to post together with friends on Timeline. Just select Relay on Timeline, and you can share fun memories, secret places only you know, new clothes you bought, and other topics with your friends.

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Can anybody make a relay? toggle
Anybody can make a relay on Timeline! Try using a fun theme and invite your friends to join.

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Who can participate in a relay? toggle
You can set which friends can participate in a relay.

If you want to share with all of your friends, just choose Friends under Who can join. You can also share a relay with close friends only by choosing a group or custom list of friends.

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Setting relay notifications toggle
When you start a relay you can choose to send notifications to friends to join.

You can change the settings to notify friends by tapping the person icon on the top of the relay creation screen.

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About birthday posts toggle

If it's you or your friend’s birthday, you'll be able to send or receive a message in a special birthday card post.

 

You’ll have 48 hours to send your friend a birthday card once the post appears.

Note: Cards that were sent within the 48 hour period can be viewed at any time.

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Why isn't my birthday post appearing? toggle

Your birthday post won't appear if you have the Show my birthday setting turned OFF.

 

To turn on this setting: 

1. Tap More > Settings.

2. Tap Profile > Birthday.

3. Turn ON Show my birthday.

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Posting your location on Timeline toggle
To post your location on Timeline: 
1. Tap Share location on the Timeline post screen.
2. Select your location and tap Share location.
3. Tap Post.

If you can't find the location you want to post, you can search for its name or address in the search field on the location selection screen.

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Making videos with multiple images and sending them on Timeline toggle
You can make videos (slideshows or GIF animations) out of multiple images and post them on Timeline.

What are slideshows/GIFs?
These features let you easily turn your favorite images into videos. A variety of effects are available to help you make the kind of video you want.
Note:
- With slideshows, you can trim images or add music, filters, and effects.
- With GIFs, you can change the image size and playback speed.

To make a slideshow or GIF and post it on Timeline:
1. On the post editing screen, tap "..." > Create GIF or Create Slideshow.
2. Select two or more images and tap Next.
3. Edit the images as you like, then tap Done > Post.

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