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About Adding Friends

How do I add friends? toggle
You can add friends by any of the following methods.

Invite friends via email
1. Click on the add friends icon on the left menu bar.
2. Click on the Email button.
3. Enter the email address of the friend you wish to add and press Enter.
4. Send the invitation email.

QR Code
1. Click on the add friends icon on the left menu bar.
2. Click on the QR code button.
3. Read the QR code of the friend you wish to add.
4. Click Add.

ID Search
1. Click on the add friends icon on the left menu bar.
2. Click on the Search by ID button.
3. Enter the LINE ID of the friend you wish to add and press Enter.
4. Click Add.

Friend Recommendations
1. Click on the add friends icon on the left menu bar.
2. Click the icon to the right of the friend in the Friend Recommendations list.

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How do I add official accounts on Windows 10? toggle
Please follow the steps below to add official accounts.

Official Account Recommendations
1. Click on the add friends icon on the left menu bar.
2. Click the button to the right of the account in the Official Account Recommendations list.

ID Search
1. Click on the add friends icon on the left menu bar.
2. Click Search by ID.
3. Enter the LINE ID of the official account > click Enter.
4. Click Add.

Some LINE IDs for official accounts can be found on the LINE official blog.

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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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