Archives/ March 2020

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LINE Timeline is getting an exciting new feature called “Explore.”

With Explore, you not only can see your friends’ Timeline posts, but also other related content that you may like. And it also makes it easier to keep track of the content you like on Timeline with a new “Follow” feature.

Explore’s curated content is customized for each user based on your viewing history, letting you see publicly posted materials that fit your style and interests. That means the more you view, the more accurate the curation can be. 


How to use Explore
First, tap the planet icon in the upper right of Timeline, or you can also scroll down Timeline until you see the Explore section. 

Because the contents Explore shows you are based on what you’ve already indicated you like, there’s a good chance you’ll find it quite addicting. Plus, you can check out as much content as you like. Just scroll away!
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Another feature for you – Follow
In addition to Explore, we are also rolling out another new feature, Follow. Follow also works on Timeline and it lets you follow the accounts you discover using Explore without necessarily adding them as your friends on LINE. It’s a great way to subscribe to the content you most like. 

Tips to increase your follower numbers
1. Upload the content you want public on Timeline.
2. Change the setting to “ON” for the follow function. 
(Go to Setting > Timeline > Public post setting > Allow follow)
3. Manage your followers by displaying the number of followers/following.


FB login abolishment

In order to ensure your safety and the security of the LINE platform, LINE is changing how new accounts are created. Starting in the first week of April, users will no longer be able to create new LINE accounts using Facebook account. 

With this coming change, LINE would like to emphasize the importance of properly registering your personal information for your account. This is particularly important for account migration, like when moving to a new phone. Because you can no longer sign up using Facebook, you’ll need to use your personal data when migrating devices, so it is essential that you fully enter this information.


If you use LINE from an Android device
1. Install the LINE app and open the app on your new device.
2. Choose your preferred log-in method 
3. Always keep your personal information updated  

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If you use LINE from an iOS device
1. Install the LINE app and open the app on your new device.
2. Choose your preferred log-in method 
3. Always keep your personal information updated 

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Apple ID login now available for iOS users! 
You might have noticed from above images, LINE now supports Apple ID. If you use LINE messenger from an iOS device, you may able to log in to LINE using your Apple ID. 

Important Note! If you currently log in with a new phone number or using your Facebook ID, you will need your old device to receive a verification code. So, don’t throw away your old phone before you get the verification code! 

If you have any questions about what’s needed, please check out the LINE Help page: https://help.line.me/