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How can I add friends to the Friends list? toggle

You can add friends in the PC (Windows/Mac) version of LINE in the following 2 ways. 

 

1. Add Friends via Search by ID.

Select the button on the top portion of the screen that has the figure of a person with a + next to it. Enter the LINE ID of the friend you wish to add into the search box then hit Enter. Select the Add button next to the user you want to add.

 

2. Add from Friend Recommendations

Select the button on the top portion of the screen that has the figure of a person with a + next to it. Select a user from the Friend Recommendations list and select the Add button next to the user you want to add.

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Who will appear in my friend recommendations? toggle
If you're logged into your account on the smartphone version of LINE
The users that appear in Friend recommendations on the smartphone version of LINE will also appear on the PC version.

For information about how Friend recommendations work, please see this Help article.

If you're logged into the account you registered on the PC version of LINE
The following users will appear in your Friend recommendations:

• Users who have your phone number and are also using LINE (but you don't have their phone numbers).
• Users that knew your LINE ID and added you by searching it on LINE.
• Users who were in the same group or multi-person chat room and added you from the member list.
• Users who added you from your contact information (LINE account information) that was shared in a chat room by a different friend.
Note: If your contact information was shared, the user will only be able to see your name registered on LINE, profile photo, and status message.
• Users who added you from a URL in an invite email or using a QR code.

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How do I add an official account from the PC version of LINE? toggle
To add an official account as a friend follow the steps below:

To add by LINE ID
1. Click on the Add Friend icon at the top of the screen.
2. Enter the ID for the official account and hit Enter.
3. Click Add.
You can confirm the LINE ID by going to the LINE official blog.

To add by Official Account Recommendations
1. Click on the Add Friend icon at the top of the screen.
2. Select the account from the Official Account Recommendations list.
To add an official account that is not in the list, please add by LINE ID.

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