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Blocking/hiding friends' Avatars toggle
To block or hide your friends' Avatars: 
1. On the Your Avatar screen, tap Settings.
2. Tap Friends' Avatars, then tap and hold the Avatar you want to block or hide.
3. Tap Hide/Hide from list or Block.

When you block a friend's Avatar, your Avatar will also disappear from their Avatar screen.
Note: The block features for Avatars and LINE accounts are different. Blocking someone's Avatar does not block their LINE account.

When you hide a friend's Avatar, it will disappear from your Avatar screen, but your Avatar will remain on your friend's Avatar screen.

 To restore hidden or blocked Avatars:
1. On the Your Avatar screen, tap Settings.
2. Tap Hidden Avatars > Unhide, or Blocked Avatars > Unblock.

To prevent your friends from using your Avatar, turn OFF Allow friends to use your Avatar.

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Adding friends' Avatars toggle
To add your friends' Avatars: 
1. On the Your Avatar screen, tap Settings.
2. Tap Friends' Avatars > "+" next to a recommended friends' Avatar.

When your friend accepts the request that is sent, you'll be allowed to use their Avatar.

You can check your friends' Avatars that you added from Friends' Avatars. You can also see the Avatar requests you've sent or received from Avatar requests.

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About the Allow friends to use your Avatar setting toggle
The Allow friends to use your Avatar setting lets you choose whether or not your friends can use your Avatar without your permission. To change this setting, follow the steps below. 

1. On the Your Avatar screen, tap Settings.
2. Turn ON/OFF Allow friends to use your Avatar.

If Allow friends to use your Avatar is turned ON, your friends will be able to use your main Avatar.

If Allow friends to use your Avatar is turned OFF, your Avatar will appear in your Recommended friends' Avatars, but they won't be able to use it without your permission.

If a friend wants to use your Avatar, they will need to send you a request that you need to approve.

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Setting an Avatar as your profile and animating it toggle
To set an Avatar you created as your profile or to animate it: 
1. Tap your icon or name at the top of the Home tab.
2. Tap Avatar > Set as profile or Animate Avatar.
3. At the bottom of the screen, tap the photo or video icon > the shutter button.
4. Edit the photo or video any way you like, then tap the download icon or Done.

You can use the following tools on the camera screen:
• Tap Select Avatar at the top of the screen to change which Avatar you want to animate.
• Toggle between the AR/background icons at the top right of the screen to change the background.
• Above the shutter button, move the slider to change where the Avatar is facing.
• Tap the icon at the bottom left of the screen to take a picture/video of yourself with your avatar’s face (with AR selected at the top right), or take a picture/video of your avatar synced to your own facial expressions (with the background icon selected at the top right).
• Tap the icon at the bottom right of the screen to select an animation.

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About LINE Avatar toggle
This feature lets you display yourself as a character in the LINE app. You can create Avatars for yourself and your friends.

The Avatars you create can be used as your LINE profile photo or cover photo, shared with friends, or made to appear in photos and videos using augmented reality (AR) features. You can also add Avatars to existing photos and videos.

For information on using Avatars, see this Help article.

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Using LINE Avatar toggle
Follow the steps below to create and use Avatars.

To create an Avatar:
1. Tap your icon or name at the top of the Home tab.
2. Tap Avatar > Start with a selfie.
3. Choose one of the options below:
Skip: This lets you choose from LINE's default Avatars.
Facial recognition: Center your face in the frame on the screen to create an Avatar that looks like you.
Gallery: Create an Avatar based on the photo you select.
4. From the Avatars displayed, select your favorite and tap Add.
Note: After you've created an Avatar, you can add more by tapping "+" on the Your Avatar screen.

To edit an Avatar you created:
Tap the face or clothing icon on the Your Avatar screen. You can change your Avatar's hairstyle, facial features, clothing, and more.

To share an Avatar:
Tap the share icon at the top right of the Your Avatar screen. You can share your Avatars via chats, Keep, Timeline, or other apps.

When you share your Avatar with a friend, they can add it to their collection and edit it.
Note: Even if your friends edit the Avatar you shared, your original Avatar won't change.

To set your main Avatar or delete an Avatar:
1. Tap the drop-down arrow on the Your Avatar screen.
2. Select the Avatar you want to set or delete.
3. Tap Set as main or Delete.

Your friends will be able to use your main Avatar. For information on the setting for allowing friends to use your Avatar, see this Help article.

For details about how to set an Avatar as your profile and animate it, see this Help article.

For the steps to add Avatars to photos and videos, see this Help article.

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