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Recommended system specifications for LINE toggle
We recommend the following system specifications for using LINE:

• iOS devices
Devices running iOS 8.0 or later
Note: Devices running a version of iOS earlier than 8.0 can use LINE up to version 6.7.0.

• Android devices
Devices running Android OS 4.1 or later
Note: Devices running an older version of Android OS can use the following versions of LINE:
- Android OS 4.0.3 - 4.0.4: up to LINE version 7.2.2
- Android OS 2.3.0 - 4.0.2: up to LINE version 5.1.4
- Android OS earlier than 2.3.0: up to LINE version 4.5.4

• Windows Phone
OS 7.5 or later

• Tizen
OS 2.4 or later.

• Feature phone (non-smartphone mobile phones)
DoCoMo, Softbank, au
Note: Only available for use in Japan.

PC:
• Windows
Windows 7 and later

• Mac
OS X10.9 (Mavericks) and later

• Windows 10
Windows 10

• Chrome
Chrome browser version 42 or later

Recommended OSes
 • Windows: 7 and later
 • Mac: OS X10.9 (Mavericks) and later
 • Chrome OS

iPad
• iPad
iPad 2 or later (iOS 7 or later)

• Apple Watch
Watch OS 1.0 or later
Note:
- You cannot create a new account on Apple Watch.
- Please check to make sure the iPhone you are using for pairing is updated to iOS 9 or later.

• Android Wear
Android OS 4.3 or later
Note: You cannot create a new account on Android Wear devices.

The following devices are not supported:
- iPod touch
- WALKMAN
- SmartTV BOX
- Fire OS for Kindle, etc.
- PHS devices
- Simulators/ emulators (virtual environments)

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Which versions of LINE can I use on PC? toggle
You can use the following versions of LINE on PC. The versions of LINE available to you will vary depending on your OS, so make sure to only check the information relevant to the OS you're using.

Windows 7
Windows version of LINE
Chrome version of LINE

Windows 8.1
Windows version of LINE
Chrome version of LINE

Windows 10
Windows version of LINE
Windows 10 version of LINE
Chrome version of LINE

Mac
Mac version of LINE
Chrome version of LINE

You can download LINE here.

Note: You need to download the Google Chrome browser in order to install the Chrome version of LINE.

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Creating a new LINE account on PC toggle
In addition to the smartphone version, you can also sign up for a LINE account on your PC. 
Note: You need to have a phone number that can receive calls or text messages. 

1. Download the PC version of LINE here.
2. Start the PC version of LINE.
3. Click Sign up or Registration.
4. After selecting your country and entering your phone number, click Next.
5. Enter the verification code sent by text message to the phone number you entered in step 4 and click Next.
6. Enter your password twice and click Next.
7. After entering your name, turn Allow Others to Add ON or OFF, and click Done.
8. Register an email address or click Skip.

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Where can I change the display language? toggle
1. Click the Settings icon at the top of the screen.
2. Click Settings.
3. Go to the Basic tab.
4. Select your preferred language using the pull-down menu next to Language.
5. Click OK.

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How do I check which PC version of LINE I am using? toggle
Please follow the steps below for your version of LINE.

Windows
1. Start LINE.
2. Click the cogwheel icon > About LINE.

Mac
1. Start LINE.
2. Click the cogwheel icon > About LINE.

Windows 10
1. Start LINE.
2. Click About LINE on the bottom of the login screen.

Chrome
1. Open the Google Chrome browser.
2. Click the three dots on the top right of the browser > More tools.
3. Click Extensions.
4. See the version displayed next to the LINE icon.

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How do I set up LINE to automatically start up every time I turn on my computer? toggle
You can set LINE to automatically start by:

Checking the "Run LINE when Windows starts" option at the login screen.

OR

After logging in, go to Settings > Basic Settings and check the "Run LINE when Windows starts" option.

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Deleting your account toggle
Uninstalling or deleting the LINE app will not delete your account.

If you want to delete your account, read the following notes before trying the steps below.
Note: You can only delete your account from the PC version of LINE if you signed up for it on PC.

Important:
- Deleting your account will also delete all data such as your registered phone number on LINE, friends, groups, chat history, etc.
- Even if you reinstall LINE, you won’t be able to restore your data after deleting your account.

1. Log in from the PC version of LINE.
2. Click the settings icon > Settings.
3. Click Basic.
4. Click Delete Account at the bottom of the screen.
Note: If Delete Account doesn't appear, make the app full screen and try again.

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Changing your profile photo toggle
To change your profile photo:

1. Click the settings icon > Settings.
2. Click Basic.
3. Click the camera icon on the lower right of your profile photo.
4. Click Select from My Computer.
5. Select the photo you want to set and click Open.
6. After cropping the photo, click OK.

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Changing your display name toggle
To change your display name:

1. Click the settings icon > Settings.
2. Click Basic.
3. Click the pencil icon next to your display name.
4. Enter a name and then press the Enter key or click the check mark.

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