With the recently released update for the PC version (Windows/Mac) of LINE,
we’ve added the new Keep feature that enables you to save text and images within LINE, bringing it up to date with the smartphone version!

What is Keep? 
Keep is your own personal storage space where you can save text, photos, and other content on LINE. It enables you to save and quickly bring up information without having to scroll through your chat history, such as the name of a hot new restaurant or shop mentioned in one of your LINE chats, or the URL of a link you simply want to check out later. Additionally, you can save photos and voice messages without using up valuable storage space on your smartphone.

 For more details, check out our previous blog posts:
-Save Content Received on LINE for Later with Keep!
-Keep Those Extra Special Messages Forever! Introducing the New Keep Feature!
The latest update for the PC version of LINE introduces Keep functionality, along with new features that make it more convenient than ever before!

Keep is Perfect for...
- Using pictures taken on your smartphone in a blog post you're writing on your PC!
- Using a photo saved to a PC as a background image on your smartphone (without having to send it as a cumbersome email attachment)!
- Saving a list of hot new restaurants from a PC to your smartphone so you can access it from anywhere!
- Permanently saving photos and files sent by your friends on LINE.
- Saving screen captures saved to your PC or smartphone.

Keep is your own personal storage space that can be accessed from your PC or smartphone, and is now even synced in real-time! Share photos and text between your PC and smartphone, thereby eliminating the need to send emails back and forth or use external file servers.

Furthermore, the PC version of Keep not only lets you save documents such as Word and Excel, but also supports drag and drop functionality, as well as the ability to take screen captures and save them directly to Keep.

Getting Started with Keep
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Keep is one of the latest features to join the LINE app, making an appearance in version 5.3.0. 

In addition to numerous comments from users saying how they've been permanently saving their favorite chats and messages or bookmarking articles to read later, we’ve also heard from some of you that are unsure about how to use this new feature or what exactly makes it so useful.


That’s why we’ve gathered some of the most frequently asked questions regarding Keep here in one place for your convenience!

If your question is not listed below, please check out the LINE help page for more information.

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Hey there loyal LINE Gamers! LINE Games is celebrating its third anniversary, and to celebrate,
we'll be holding a 1 day special sale that's bound to knock off your socks!
For a limited time only, if you buy in-game currency on LINE STORE, you'll get some incredible bonuses. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to get great deals you won't find in the apps' in-game stores!

Sale Duration: 11 am, November 18 to 11 am, November 19 (GMT+9)

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[5th, November. 2015. / Jakarta, Indonesia.]

'LINE Creative Day 2015'
was held in a collaborative effort with the Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (BEKRAF), highlighting LINE's various services that groom local talent and bolster the creative economy in Indonesia.

According to The Jakarta Post, 'LINE launched the LINE Creative Day 2015 event in Jakarta where a number of Indonesian creative industry players competed to create LINE stickers or “WebToon” digital comics to be featured on the app, popular for its colorful “stickers” and WebToon comics.' 

To read more "LINE adds local content to strengthen grip" [Source: The Jakarta Post]

App Annie, an app market research institution based in the United States, has released their official rankings for most popular apps worldwide based on data collected from July 2010 to August 2015.

The free call and messaging app LINE placed second in the global rankings, according to revenue earned in the App Store. The app also placed first in the yearly rankings in 2013 and 2014. 
App Store - Top Apps by All-Time Worldwide Revenue from 2010-2015 (Games excluded)

In addition to the LINE App, the virtual avatar community app LINE PLAY ranked in at number 10 in the rankings. It is notably the only app released in 2012 or later to make the top ten.
Building on our success in 2013 and 2014, we are both honored and extremely pleased to maintain our position as one of the top apps used by customers all over the world. We promise to keep coming up with new and innovative ways to provide the best service possible for all of our beloved users out there. Thanks for your continued support! 
(Source: App Annie)

LINE Launcher, an Android home screen customization app that gives your phone instantaneous makeovers, has been released!

Choose from over 3,000 free themes, or use your own pictures to make original icons that are yours alone. With drawer customization functionality too, LINE Launcher has got something for everyone who wants to fine tune their smartphone!

LINE Launcher is Perfect for...
- Customizing your smartphone's home screen in a flash.
- Making a home screen with the perfect combination of your favorite photos
- Creating a home screen with a swiss army knife's worth of widgets.

Choose from Over 3,000 Themes to Switch Between at Your Command
LINE Launcher comes packed with themes, ranging from cute, stylish, and smart ones to others featuring the beloved LINE Friends.

With over 3,000 to choose from, you'll be sure to find at least one that tickles your fancy.

It's dead simple to apply the themes to your home screen too. You'll be enjoying your new design before you can even say LINE Launcher!

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The Android version of the latest update for LINE (version 5.4.0) was released today.
*The iPhone version of the app will be released in the near future.

This release marks a kind of renaissance for LINE Premium Call*, a service that provides low-cost calls to landlines and mobile phone users without LINE. The service has changed its name to “LINE Out,”*and LINE’s calling feature has been given a major overhaul to make it easier than ever to use.

*LINE Out is available in the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Cambodia, Chile, Colombia, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela

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Ever missed out on something important because you had a hard time finding your friends?

The new LINE HERE app has you covered. Group members can share their current locations with each other in real time to make sure everyone stays on the same page. The handy map provided by the service makes keeping up with the pack a breeze!

LINE HERE is Perfect for...

- Meeting up with friends in sprawling stations and airports. Take that, Ikebukuro!
- Splitting up into groups at theme parks. Now no one has to sit out the scary rides alone!
- Holding friendly get-togethers at home. Let the host know when you get close!
- Keeping an eye on your kids when they’re home alone. Receive handy notifications if they dare to venture out!

LINE HERE lets you know at a glance exactly who, where, and how fast everyone is moving. 

You can also set a time limit on how long locations are shared in each group, or turn the feature off completely.

LINE HERE offers a plethora of possibilities for turning any potentially difficult situation into a smooth-sailing rendezvous.
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The new streamlined version of LINE known as “LINE Lite” is now available worldwide, except for a few specific regions.

At less than 1MB in size, LINE Lite is a lightweight version of the app that promises to make rich communication accessible even to users in areas where network infrastructure is less developed or lower-end smartphones are more widely used.
LINE Lite installs in 1/20 the time of the standard version*, and retains LINE's core features of text, sticker, and image-based communication. Users can sign up for new accounts on LINE Lite, or carry over their existing LINE accounts. While audio and video calls and features such as the Timeline are not included in this initial release, we'll continue to add new features in the future.
*When installed under the same network conditions.

LINE Lite was released in 11 countries in the first phase of the app’s launch, including India, Mexico, and Saudi Arabia. The app was well-received by users, and except for a few regions, a strong demand for LINE Lite has led to a worldwide release of the mini version of LINE.

We'll keep working to bring the fun and convenience of LINE to more users around the world!

*China, Cuba, Hong Kong, Iran, Japan, Myanmar, Sudan, Taiwan, and Thailand