Line gets updated, adds sending multiple images and more


The popular messaging app Line is the recipient of a new update this week, adding in quite a few new features and improvements for the app that has a huge user base in Japan:

The app, which now has a version number of, has added in a way to send multiple images and preview images at once, along with a way to forward and even delete messages for the first time.

In addition, there's now partial support for receipt of messages from official accounts, along with some Improvements to the navigation interface on Line's main page. Finally, the change notes indicate there are a number of unnamed bug fixes and performance improvements.

Line keeps updating the Windows Phone app on a fairly regular basis, and it's great to see that kind of activity when so many major apps sometimes take months to release new versions. You can download the Line app right now in the Windows Phone Store.

Thanks to Gunjan for the tip!

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guillams says:

I like the way the transparent tile get green after receive a message! Beautiful!

TheFFK786 says:

Seems shittier in front of WhatsApp

gunjaninvit says:

Anyone getting the update?
I think it's unpublished now due to some security bug.

pkwesi77 says:

You gotta love Line, fairly constant updates- new stuffs too.

Yes Skype, I'm looking at you!

ahmu86 says:

Hardly used line... Cant go back after using Hike... Its totally awesome... Hike is a hybrid of bbm and What's app... With crazy indian themed stickers... Love it

BataBole says:

Skype desperately needs to be updated. It is way better on Android and IOS. Shame on you Microsoft!


is there any TIME LINE in recent update?

SammyD97 says:

I see what you did there.

Pich Sovann says:

No it's exclusive for IOS and Android only.

Choco22 says:

And desktop too!

Pich Sovann says:

Well desktop too.

Ratman826 says:

Unable to download with US region, really?

Wunderheiler says:

In Germany not possible as well

Pich Sovann says:

No just wait for a while man!

ven07 says:

I would not call it "a regular period" -_- but they've updated after a lot of complains so I'm happy

Live2Deliver says:

Now it says not available on my device and don't let me update. But I've been using it on my lumia 1020 for ages and even today. Singapore.

Pacherecords says:

Not more available for my device =/ lumia 1520 with wp 8.1

Ratman826 says:

Which region is this app available to download?!

lithos says:

Says it's not available for my US phone? I'd like to use it to communicate with a friend in Japan.

Pich Sovann says:

Just wait for a while.

Pich Sovann says:

Don't talk to Line anymore. It's Google and Apple slave.


"I am slave for you..." inspired by Britney

Pich Sovann says:

Haha forever slave Line!

prachait says:

its pulled out of the store. :/

Pich Sovann says:

Wait in short time....

Its been slow app since forever..
But I do like it

Unpublished from Store. Don't know the reason

Vishal Attri says:

Line not available on my Lumia 1320 india wtf !!!

MiguelCarino says:

I can't update in my Lumia 520, it says is not available in my phone, I think it's because the region, which region should I use?

riteshpande says:

It's not available in any region

MiguelCarino says:

Well,I see a lot of people have this problem, lets just wait then.

nagnoor says:

Video calls please. Wechat supports. Why can't line?

Yu Cheng says:

I can't even find it using search in the store. Must be unpublished or so.

rockstarzzz says:



BataBole says:

It wouldn't be a surprise if they make something like Xbox Video Chat to replace Skype. Skype seems to be abandoned..

Anyone using line?

kittananj says:

Me, most of my contacts use LINE to communicate with me.

sakeismore says:

update in hour ago and it bring me back to 3.3 then the application pulled from store

pattayo_ib says:

Not available to my device? Hmmm

Brokn Wing says:

Unfortunately I deleted the app and now I am unable to find it in the store. M using L 1520 . Did anyone face similar problem??? Changing region did not help.

kokola95 says:

Line pull it from the store

kokola95 says:

Why the fuck did they pull it from the store??? The change log is very interesting

Brokn Wing says:

It seems to be a technical glitch. I was able to update the application but still multiple image option was not working. So I though of reinstalling it but now messed up. Its not there anymore.

donino_id says:

I hope it will be available soon!

supermariog says:

Not available for my device, supposedly.. I have the last version on my phone but anytime I click anything it says my US At&t Lumia 920 is not a supported device...

Brokn Wing says:

You can download it now.

Shows The application is no longer published

Not available in India..

Brokn Wing says:

Check now. Its there.


Just wait a little, it Will be back.

prcm says:

Give it a transparent tile

Brokn Wing says:

Guys its back now :D

Jack Janik says:

File attachment please? :D

tnadera says:

It is available now

James8561 says:

it's back!

and they added transparent tile!!!

my start screen is finally perfect. i'm happy

James8561 says:

and the tile changes from transparent to opaque when you  have a notification. makes it stand out more!

i really like this idea! i hope all developers make their tile opaque when you have notification so scrolling through and finding tile with notifications is easier because of the greater contrast.

tertitten74 says:

I've always liked line, but can't seem to get people to cross over

WilsonBlaze says:

Does anyone else experience a slight delay for the messages to show up when opening up a new message from random people in your chat list?

YingTK says:

Almost everytime for me Lumia 920. Have not updated though.

Choco22 says:

the download link is working now. everyone, push that update button...

pdplatypus says:

Still half-baked and it can't keep up with the iOS and Android versions.
We can't blame them since Windows Phone is "dead" in Japan.

YingTK says:

Finally! Ability of sending multiple images... My mom couldn't stop wondering why his son kept sending her one photo per message while she could easily send my tons in a simple step with Android...

Mr osi says:

You can now buy stickers from the store using your phone :-)

kittananj says:

It's only web link to store.line.me.

Mr osi says:

Yes but before that as a UK user I could only buy stickers via an android device as the web store was region locked.

Finally! Transparent and live tile!

it really seems faster but what's up with transparent live tile....i like the green...there should be an option to choose

k1s23 says:

great update!  buying stickers from the store is really a redirect to a website to buy line stickers (at least in the u.s.), but im loving the transparent live tile, wide tile support, and ability to read messages/time/date on the live tile itself.  it also seems like the bug i was getting with the same message showing up in action center twice is also gone, which is a relief.  im happy with this.

irsyadhhs says:

You missed : Transparent Live tile, more information detail on live tile, and purchase sticker directly from sticker shop

rain620 says:

It's now transparent noooooooooooooo

pieceofme625 says:

Hey guys download this app. It's free but you can donate this app with buy download http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=df18a63e-a30b-4165-96a4-e06face88450

rain620 says:

You still use that old splash screen for Line?

kittananj says:

It's old pictures, man.

chmun77 says:

This is a much better IM than Whatsapp. Too bad it is not as popular outside Japan and Taiwan.

Elih silva says:


rluka says:

Official accounts…

Last Monday, Japanese illustrators I'm following in Twitter has been talking about recent account takeover by malicious users. From the stories and screenshots, seems more like phishing rather than hacking. I wonder if there's any relationship, I didn't look for further story about it.

Chris Yahya says:

Why line doesnt use photoselector from wp? I'm tired to scrolling scrolling my screenshots to send.

kittananj says:

Yeah! It's very slow to finding pictures.

Chris Yahya says:

And no timeline too. But its good start.

pkev620 says:

And apparently it keeps crashing whenever i try to select stickers and emojis..anybody got the Same problem?

chris2304 says:

For me it crashes if I want to add pictures. But it crashes only if I choose folders with a lot of pictures (over 100). And I can't set any user ID. It says all time that this ID exists already. Anyone the same problem?
Lumia 720 Wp 8

uopjo6 says:

Works much better than Skype, which I still cannot believe, being on WP8.1.

Sean Eu Chng says:

Thanks for the update.
It appears GREEN highlight on the live tile when new messages have not read, that's thoughtful.
Keep improve please.

Sean Eu Chng says:

Cannot compete with WhatsApp, but pls improve and add the video call, speed up the pages loading speed. There are still many little handling issue.