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Making voice and video calls from LINE for PC toggle
You can make voice and video calls from LINE for PC using one of the methods below.

To make a call from your friend list:
1. From the main menu, click Friends.
2. Right-click the friend you want to call in your friend list.
3. Click Voice call or Video call.
4. Click Start.

To make a call from a chat:
Open a chat and use either of the following methods.

• At the top right of the chat, click the phone icon > Voice call or Video call > Start.
• Click your friend's profile icon > Voice call or Video call > Start.

For more information about group calls, see this Help article.

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Starting group calls toggle
To make a group call: 
1. Open a group or multi-person chat.
2. At the top of the screen, click the phone icon > Voice call or Video call.

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How do I join an existing group call? toggle
You can join an existing group call by following one of the steps below.

• Select Join at the top of the group chat with the existing call > OK.
• Click the phone icon or video call icon at the upper right of the message entry field.
• When you receive a message to start the call, click Join > OK.

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Sharing your PC screen during a video call or live video toggle
To share your PC screen during a video call, group call, or live video: 
1. At the top of a chat, click the call icon or Start a call or live video > Video call or Live.
2. During the video call or live video, click Share screen at the bottom of the screen > OK.

Note: You cannot use the screen sharing feature if someone else is already sharing their screen.

The share screen feature can be used with the following versions of LINE for PC:
• LINE meetings: Version 6.2.0 and later
• Video calls: Version 5.5.0 and later
• Group video calls: Version 5.23 and later
• Live videos: Version 5.24.0 and later

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Setting filters, face effects, and background effects in video calls toggle
You can set various filters, face effects, and background effects during or before joining a video call.

Filters
Various filters are available, including "Youth" and "Thursday."

Face effects
Choose the face effect you want at any time from a number of options.

Background effects
Blur your background or set a virtual one. When using a virtual background, you can choose from a number of available options or upload a photo of your own.

To set a filter, face effect, or background effect, follow the steps below.

Before joining a video call:
1. On the Camera preview screen, click Filter, Face effects, or Background effects.
2. Choose the filter, face effect, or background effect that you want to set.
3. Click Join.
Note: You can set filters and effects in advance for group video calls, LINE meetings, and live videos.

During a video call:
1. Click Video settings at the bottom left of the screen.
2. Click Filter, Face effects, or Background effects.
3. Choose the filter, face effect, or background effect that you want to set.
4. Click "X".

These features can be used with the following versions of LINE.

Filters and background effects
• LINE for Windows: Version 6.0.3 and later
• LINE for Mac: Version 5.24 and later
Note: You can use virtual backgrounds with version 6.0.2 and later.

Face effects
• LINE for Windows and Mac: Version 6.4.0 and later

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Displaying more participants on a group video call screen toggle
To display more participants on a group video call screen: 
1. At the bottom of the main menu, click "..." > Settings.
2. Click Calls.
3. Check the box next to Display up to 49 participants in grid view.

This feature is available with the following system specifications.

• External graphics cards
 - CPU 2 core or higher
- 1.5 GHz or higher

• Intel onboard graphics cards
 - CPU 4 core or higher
- 1.5 GHz or higher

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About LINE meetings toggle
LINE meetings let you make group video calls with other LINE users by sharing a URL. It doesn't matter if you've added the users as friends or not.

You can use LINE meetings with LINE for PC version 6.2.0 and later. For more details about using LINE meetings, see the Help articles below.

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Creating, deleting, and inviting others to LINE meetings toggle
You can make group video calls with other LINE users, regardless of whether you've added them as friends.

To create a meeting:
1. Click the Meeting icon from the main menu.
2. Click Create meeting.

The meeting will appear in the meeting list as "XXXX's meeting," with the user name of the person who created it. You can edit the meeting's name by clicking the pencil icon.

To delete a meeting, go to your meeting list and click "X" next to the meeting you want to delete > Delete.

To invite someone to a meeting:
• Click Invite and select the friend you want to invite.
• Use an invitation link by clicking Copy link and sharing it with the person you want to invite.
Note: Users that aren't your friends on LINE can also join the meeting from the invitation link.

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Starting LINE meetings toggle
To start a LINE meeting: 
1. Click the link you received.
Note:
- If you're a minor or haven't finished verifying your age, you will not be able to use LINE meetings.
- The meeting's creator can also click Start from the meeting list.
2. On the preview screen, turn your camera and microphone ON or OFF.
Note:
- You can set a background effect or filter on the preview screen.
- If you choose to join without video, your profile photo will be shown instead.
- You can join a meeting with your microphone turned OFF and then turn it ON later.
3. Confirm that you agree to have your display name and profile photo shown.

After a meeting has started, you can use the on-screen icons to confirm the number of people currently participating, add new participants, and turn your audio and video ON or OFF.

You can also set a filter or background effect in Video settings. Clicking Share screen lets you share your screen.

To end a meeting, click End call at the bottom of the meeting screen.

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Removing users from LINE meetings toggle
If you want to remove someone from a meeting for inappropriate behavior, follow the steps below. 

1. Click Participants at the bottom of the meeting screen.
2. On the participants list, click "X" next to the participant you want to remove.
3. Click Delete on the confirmation pop-up.

If the person keeps joining after you remove them, please delete the meeting and create a new one.
Note: Be careful not to invite that person to the new meeting.

For information on how to delete meetings, see this Help article.

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