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About Groups

Creating groups toggle
To create a group:

1. At the top right of the Friends tab, tap Add friends (the silhouette icon) > Create group.
2. Enter a name for the group, then select the friends you want to add as members.
3. Tap Save.
Note
-The friends you invite won't become group members until they select Join in their invitation.
- If you're using LINE version 8.13.0 or later, your group name can be up to 50 characters long.
- You can update to the latest version of LINE here.

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Inviting friends to a group toggle
To invite friends to a group:
1. From the Friends tab, tap the group you want to invite friends to.
2. Tap ">" next to the member icons.
3. Tap the options icon at the top right of the screen > Invite.
4. Select the friends you want to invite, then tap Invite.

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Maximum friends per group toggle
You can invite up to 499 friends per group, excluding yourself.

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Canceling a group invitation toggle
To cancel a group invitation:
1. Tap the relevant group on the Friends tab.
2. Tap > next to the member icons.
3. On the Members tab under Pending members, tap the member whose invitation you want to cancel.
4. Tap Cancel.

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Accidentally declining a group invitation toggle
If you want to be invited to the group again, please tell a member to cancel your invitation and then invite you again.

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Viewing group notes and albums toggle
You can view group notes and albums in the following ways:
 
• Tap the group you want to view the notes or albums for on your friends list, then tap Notes or Album on the group profile.
• Tap the notes icon at the top right of a group chat.
• Tap the Timeline menu icon at the top right of the Timeline, then the icon of the group you want to view the notes or albums for.

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Posting group notes toggle
To post a group note:
1. Tap a group on the Friends tab.
2. Tap Notes.
3. Tap the pencil icon at the bottom right > Write.
4. Tap What's new? and write your note, then tap Post.

If you want to post an image, please use the Album feature, which is specifically for posting and viewing images.

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Deleting group notes or comments and likes on note posts toggle
You can only delete group notes that you created.

To delete group notes:
1. Tap a group under the Friends tab.
2. Tap Notes.
3. Tap "..." at the top right of the note you want to delete.
4. Tap Delete.
5. Tap OK or Delete.

A comment on a note can only be deleted by the person who posted it or the creator of the note.

To unlike a post, just tap the "like" emoji again.
Note: If you rejoin a group with a different LINE account, you will not be able to delete notes (including "likes" and comments on other users' note posts) made by your previous account.

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Leaving a group toggle
Your chat messages, notes, albums, and photos will not be deleted if you leave a group. If there is any data you want to delete, please do so before leaving the group.

When a group member deletes their account or leaves the group, a message saying "(friend's display name) left the group." will appear.

To leave a group:
1. Tap the name of the group you want to leave from the Friends tab.
2. Tap Chat.
3. Tap "V" at the top right of the chat.
4. Tap Leave > OK.

If every member leaves the group, all the posts in it will be deleted and cannot be restored.

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What do other users see when I decline a group invitation? toggle
If you decline a group invitation, you will still be displayed as a pending member in the group. To have yourself completely removed from the group, the friend who invited you needs to cancel your invitation. 

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Can a new member in a group view the posts made in it before they joined? toggle
When a user joins a group, they can view Note and Album posts that were made during the time their membership was pending, but will not be able to see any chat messages posted before they joined.

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Deleting a group or group members toggle
To delete a group member: 
1. Go to the Friends tab and tap the name of the group.
2. Tap ">" next to the member icons.
3. Tap the options icon at the top right of the screen > Edit > Delete next to the name of the members you want to delete.

To delete a group, follow the steps above to delete everyone but yourself. After you've removed everyone else, select Leave group to delete it.

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Joining groups toggle
To join a group you've been invited to:
1. Tap the Friends tab > the group name.
2. Tap Join.

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Setting a group cover photo toggle
To set a group cover photo:
1. Tap the Friends tab > the group you want to set a cover photo for.
2. Tap and hold the cover photo, then tap Select group cover photo.
3. Select a photo, trim it, and tap Next.
4. Edit the photo any way you like, then tap Done.

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Deleting an album toggle
To delete an album:
1. At the top right of the chat screen, tap "V" > Albums.
2. Tap "..." at the bottom right of the album you want to delete, or select the album and tap the options icon at the top right of the screen.
3. Tap Delete album > Delete.

To delete photos in an album:
1. At the top right of the chat screen, tap "V" > Albums.
2. Tap the album > the options icon at the top right of the screen > Select.
3. Select the photos you want to delete, then tap the trash can icon at the bottom left of the screen > Delete.
Note: If you want to select all of the photos, tap Select all.

Please remember that once an album or photo is deleted, it cannot be restored.

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Adding photos to albums toggle
To add photos to an album:
1. At the top right of the chat screen, tap "V" > Albums.
2. Tap "..." at the bottom right of the album > Add photos, or tap the album > "+" at the bottom right of the screen.
3. Select the photos you want to add, and tap Choose > Add.

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Max number of albums toggle
Max number of albums per chat: 100
Max number of photos per album: 1,000
Max number of photos per upload: 100

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