Verification method

Verifying an account with Facebook toggle
If you are unable to verify your account using SMS or a phone call, you can also use your Facebook account. 

Please follow the steps below to verify using Facebook:
1. Install LINE and tap Sign up on the initial start-up screen.
2. Tap Login with Facebook.
3. Log in to Facebook.

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What is Call Me Instead? toggle

Call Me Instead is another option you can use to verify your phone number.


Please try the following steps if you are unable to receive the verification SMS when verifying your phone number. By performing the following, you will be provided with a 4 digit verification code from the on call guidance.


If Call Me Instead does not appear, it means that verification of your phone number was automatically completed or this option is not available to you.


1. Start LINE and tap Log in or Sign up.

2. Select your country and enter your phone number, then tap Verify Phone Number.

3. On the Registration screen, tap Call Me Instead. You will receive a phone call to the phone number you entered.

4. Enter the 4 digit verification code provided by the on call guidance and tap Next.


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Can I use LINE even if my device can't receive SMS? toggle

If your phone is unable to receive SMS, please verify your account via phone call or with Facebook.


Note: Verification by phone call is only available in some countries, and verification with Facebook is only available on iOS and Android.


If you are unable to carry out any of the processes above, you will not be able to create a LINE account.


Verify Using Phone Call

Verify Using Facebook

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Registering with a phone number toggle
Please follow the steps below to create a new LINE account.
Note: On iPads, the text message and Call me instead options cannot be used to verify your account. Please use a mobile phone or smartphone number that is not already registered on LINE to verify your account.

1. Start LINE and tap Sign up.
2. Confirm the Terms and Conditions of Use at the bottom of the screen.
3. Select your country, enter your phone number, and tap Verify phone number.
4. Tap OK to receive a verification text message.
5. Enter the verification code you received via text message and tap NEXT.
- On some devices, the verification code you receive via text message is entered automatically.
- On some devices, only the Call me instead option is available to verify the account.
6. Enter a display name and set a profile photo.
7. Select whether or not to add friends from your contacts, then tap Register.
8. Choose whether or not to register an email address.
Note: You will need to enter an email address if you decide to transfer your account, so we recommend registering one.

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