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Blocking/hiding friends' Avatars toggle
To block or hide a friend's Avatar: 
1. Tap your icon or name at the top of the Home tab.
2. Tap Avatar > Friends' Avatars.
3. On the Friends' Avatars screen, tap and hold the Avatar you want to block or hide.
4. Tap Block or Hide.

If you block someone's Avatar, it will no longer appear on your Avatar screen. 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 someone's Avatar, it will disappear from your Avatar screen, but your Avatar will remain on their Avatar screen.

To unhide/unblock an Avatar:
1. Tap Settings at the top of the Avatar screen.
2. Tap Blocked Avatars > Unblock or Hidden Avatars > Unhide.

If you want your friends to only be able to use your Avatar after they send a request and you accept it, turn off Allow friends to use your Avatar.

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Adding friends' Avatars toggle
To add a friend's Avatar: 
1. Tap your icon or name at the top of the Home tab.
2. Tap Avatar > Friends' Avatars.
3. Tap the Avatar you want to add under Recommended friends' Avatars.
4. Tap Send request > Send request.
Note: If you're adding a friend's Avatar for the first time, turn ON Allow friends to use your Avatar from the pop-up that appears.

When your friend accepts your request, you'll be allowed to use their Avatar. You can check you friends' Avatars that you added from Friends' Avatars.

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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 requesting your permission.

To configure the Allow friends to use your Avatar setting: 
1. Tap your icon or name at the top of the Home tab.
2. Tap Avatar > Settings at the top right.
3. Turn ON/OFF Allow friends to use your Avatar.

Your friends will be able to use your main Avatar freely if Allow friends to use your Avatar is turned on.

If Allow friends to use your Avatar is turned off, your Avatar will appear in your friends' Recommended friends' Avatars, but they won't be able to use it before sending you a request and having you accept it.

To accept a request to use your Avatar: 
1. Tap your icon or name at the top of the Home tab.
2. Tap Avatar > Settings at the top right.
3. Tap Avatar requests.
4. Under Pending, tap Accept next to the friend who made the request > OK.

For more information on adding your friends' Avatars, see this Help article.

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Setting an Avatar as your profile toggle
To set an Avatar you created as your profile: 
1. Tap your icon or name at the top of the Home tab.
2. Tap Avatar > Set as profile.
3. Customize your Avatar and tap Next.
Note:
- Moving the slider in the center of the screen left or right lets you change where your Avatar is facing.
- You can also animate your Avatar with it synced to your own facial expressions by tapping the face icon at the bottom left and centering your face in the frame that appears.
4. Edit the length of the animation you want to set as your profile.
5. Tap Next > Done.
Note: If you don't want the changes you made to be shared in your story, uncheck Share to stories on the editing screen.

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Taking photos/videos of your Avatar with the AR camera toggle
The AR camera lets you take photos/videos of your Avatar using the real world as a background.

You can take a photo/video of your Avatar with the AR camera using one of the methods below.

To take a photo/video with your Avatar on the camera screen:
1. Tap your icon or name at the top of the Home tab.
2. Tap Avatar > Open AR camera.
3. Aim the camera at a flat surface and display your Avatar.
4. Above the shutter button, move the slider to change where the Avatar is facing.
5. Tap the photo or video icon > the shutter button.
6. Edit the photo or video any way you like, then tap Done > the download icon or Share.

To take a photo/video with your Avatar's face superimposed:
1. Tap your icon or name at the top of the Home tab.
2. Tap Avatar > Open AR camera.
3. Tap the face icon at the bottom left of the screen.
4. Position the camera so that your face is centered in the frame on the screen, then tap the photo or video icon > the shutter button.
5. Edit the photo or video any way you like, then tap Done > the download icon or Share.

On the camera screen, you can:
• Switch to a different Avatar by tapping Select another Avatar at the top of the screen.
Note: You can also use a friend's Avatar. For the steps to add your friends' Avatars, see this Help article.
• Choose a pose by tapping the round icon at the bottom right of the screen.

You can also use Photo studio to take photos/videos of your Avatar together with friends' Avatars in front of a variety of backgrounds. For details, see this Help article.

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Taking photos/videos of your Avatar with Photo studio toggle
Photo studio lets you take photos/videos of your Avatar together with pets, LINE FRIENDS characters, or friends' Avatars in front of backgrounds offered by LINE.

To take a photo/video with Photo studio: 
1. Tap your icon or name at the top of the Home tab.
2. Tap Avatar > Photo studio.
3. Select a pose and tap Next.
4. Edit the photo or video any way you like, then tap Done > the download icon or Share.

On the camera screen, you can:
• Switch to a different Avatar by tapping Select Avatar at the top of the screen.
Note: You can take photos/videos together with a friend's Avatar by choosing Group on the pose selection screen. For the steps to add your friends' Avatars, see this Help article.
• Change the background by tapping the round icon on the left side of the screen.
• Adjust the direction your Avatar is facing by moving the slider at the bottom of the screen left or right.
• Change your Avatar's position by tapping and moving it.
• Adjust the size of your Avatar by pinching and enlarging/shrinking it.

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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
You can create and use Avatars by following the steps below.

To create an Avatar: 1. Tap your icon or name at the top of the Home tab.
2. Tap Avatar > Start with a selfie on the Human Avatars tab.
3. Tap Download.
Note: You only need to do this the first time you follow these steps.
4. Choose one of the following options:
• 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.
5. Turn ON Provide photo data for Avatar.
6. Tap Agree.
7. From the Avatars displayed, select your favorite.
8. Tap Add or Edit, change your Avatar's facial features and clothes, then tap Done.
Note: After you've created an Avatar, you can add more from the top of the Avatar screen by tapping Settings > Your Avatars > Create Avatar.

To edit an Avatar: Tap the face, clothing, background, or pose icon on the Avatar screen.

To share an Avatar: 1. Tap Settings at the top right of the Avatar screen.
2. Tap the menu icon next to the Avatar you want to share > Share.
3. Select how you want to share the Avatar.

When you share your Avatar with your friends, 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: 1. Tap your Avatar on the Avatar screen.
2. Swipe left or right and choose your favorite Avatar.
3. Tap Set as main Avatar.

Your friends will be able to use your main Avatar.

To delete an Avatar: 1. Tap Settings at the top right of the Avatar screen.
2. Tap the menu icon next to the Avatar you want to delete > Delete.
3. Tap Delete.

For information on the setting for allowing friends to use your Avatar, see this Help article.

See here for details about how to set an Avatar as your profile and animate it.

For more about adding Avatars to photos or videos, see this Help article.

See here for information on taking photos or videos with your Avatar.

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