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How do I change a friend's display name? toggle
The display name that your friends have set for themselves will appear on the PC version of LINE.

If you want to change a friend's display name, you can do so by following the steps below.

Note:
- This will also change the way their display name appears on the smartphone version of LINE.
- This will not change the way their display name appears on their own LINE account and on the accounts of other users.

Windows and Mac
1. From the main menu, click the friend icon.
2. Right-click the friend you want to change the display name for.
3. Click Change Friend’s Name.
4. Enter a name and then click the check mark.

Windows 10
1. From the main menu, click the friend icon.
2. Click the profile photo of the friend you want to change the display name for.
Note: Their profile will appear on the right side of the screen.
3. Click the pencil icon to right of their display name.
4. Enter a name and then click the Enter key.

Chrome
You cannot change your friends' display names on the Chrome version of LINE.

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How do I block a user on my Friends list? toggle
1. Click on Friends menu.
2. Right-click on the friend you wish to block.
3. Click Block.

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How do I create a group on the PC version of LINE? toggle
1. Click on the Add Friend menu.
2. Click Create a Group.
3. Enter a group name.
4. Select the users you wish to invite and click Add.

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Can I delete Friends? toggle
To delete friends, you will first need to Block or Hide them from your Friends list. To send a message to a friend after you have deleted them, you will need to add them again using their LINE ID.

To Block or Hide a friend:
1. Go to Friends menu.
2. Right-click the friend you wish to block.
3. Click Block or Hide.

To delete a friend from the Blocked or Hidden list:
1. Click on the Settings icon.
2. Click Settings.
3. Click on the Friends tab.
4. Hover over the friend you wish to delete and click Delete.
Deleting a friend will not delete you from their Friends list.

You will still be able to receive chats from friends you have deleted from the Hidden list. If you do not wish to receive chats or voice calls, please delete the friend after blocking them.

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