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Any difference between the PC & Windows 8 versions of LINE? toggle
Yes! The PC version of LINE is a desktop client for use on Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Mac OS.
The PC version of LINE can be used on Windows XP, however it is not an operating system we recommend.

The Windows 8 version of LINE is optimized to run on Windows 8 and Windows RT Modern UI. It can also be used on tablets and desktops.

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Recommended system specifications for LINE toggle
LINE recommends the following system specifications.

iOS
iOS 7.0 or later

If you are using an iOS version earlier than 7.0, you can use LINE up to version 5.0.1. 
Please update your OS to use LINE versions 5.0.2 or later.

Android
Android OS 2.3 or later
If you are using OS versions 2.1 or 2.2, you can use LINE up to version 4.5.4. 
Please update your OS to use LINE versions 4.6.0 or later.

Windows Phone
Windows Phone 7.5 or later

BlackBerry
BlackBerry OS 5, 6, or 7
BlackBerry OS 10 is not supported

Nokia
Asha (excludes some devices)

Firefox
Firefox OS 1.1 or later

To use the versions below, you need to have completed account registration on the smartphone version of LINE. You cannot register a new account on the below platforms.

Windows
Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (32/64bit)
Windows XP is not a recommended OS, however it can be used.

Mac
Mac 10.7 Lion to 10.10 Yosemite
If you are using Mountain Lion, please go to Settings > Security & Privacy and select Anywhere under Allow applications downloaded from option.
If you are using version 10.6, you will not be able to use the video call and video playback features.

Windows 8
Windows 8.0, 8.1 (x86, x64, ARM)
Windows 10

Windows 10
Windows 10

Chrome
Chrome browser version 42 or later.
Recommended OS
Windows: Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 (32/64bit)
Mac: 10.7 Lion or later
Chrome OS
Windows XP and Chromium OS are not recommended, however they can be used.

iPad
iPad 2 or later (iOS 7 or later)

Apple Watch
Watch OS 1.0 or later
Please ensure the paired iPhone is running iOS version 9 or later.

Android Wear
Android OS 4.3 or later

The following is a list of unsupported devices:
Android tablet
iPod Touch
Walkman
Smart TV Box
Fire OS devices such as Kindle
PHS devices
Using LINE in a virtual environment such as a simulator or emulator.

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Can I use the PC/Windows 8 versions of LINE, even if I don't use the smartphone version? toggle
You can only use the PC and Windows 8 versions of LINE if you use LINE on your smartphone. You cannot register a new LINE account or carry over a LINE account from the PC or Windows 8 versions.

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Where can I download the PC and Windows 8 versions from? toggle
You can download the PC and Windows 8 versions of LINE from the following page.


Windows 8 users can also find the app in the Windows stores for their respective devices.

Please note that we cannot guarantee whether these versions of LINE will work on any environments other than the recommended ones.

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