Full Guide to Change Location or Country on Line
To successfully change the location or country in you Line Chat account, you will need to do the following;
Step 1: Backup Chats and Reinstall the App
The first thing you need to do is create a backup of your Line Chat history. This will keep you from having to start all over again when you have successfully changed the location. Depending on the device you are using, you can back up your chat history on iCloud or Google Drive. Once you have changed your phone number successfully, you can then restore the chat history and pick up where you left off.
If you want to save some specific chats, here’s how you can export them;
Step 1: Open the Line Chat app and then click on the “Chats” icon at the bottom of the screen. Choose the Chats that you want to save.
Step 2: Tap on the chat and then tap on the three horizonal lines in the top right-hand corner. Select “Other Settings.
Step 3: Tap on “Export Chat History” and then follow the on-screen prompts to save the chat history to your device.
With all your most important chats saved, we can now move on to transferring your account. Doing this will give you the option to change your country or region. Start by uninstalling and then reinstalling the Line app.
Step 2: Signing Back In
Once the app is reinstalled on your device, follow these simple steps to sign back in and transfer your account;
Step 1: Open the app and tap “Login.”
Step 2: Select the country you are in and enter the new phone number you are using. Tap on the arrow to continue.
Step 3: Go through the verification process and enter the code you received on the new number and then tap “Yes, Transfer my Account.
Step 3: Restoring Chat Backups
Continue with the setup process to restore chats back on to your device;
Step 1: Choose if you want to transfer with your previous phone number or email address.
Step 2: Enter the previous email address of phone number and compete the setup process as you normally would.
Step 3: Enter your password, tap on the arrow and select “OK.
In the next steps, you can choose if you want to add friends from your contact lists and then choose if you want to restore your chat history.
Confirm the “Regarding Usage of Your Information” popup when it appears and you’re done. Your account will now be associated with the new phone number and the new location you selected.
Use MobileTrans to Backup and Restore Line Chats
If you would like a much simpler way to backup and restore your Line Chats, we recommend using MobileTrans- WhatsApp Transfer. This program is very easy to use; all you have to do is connect the device to the computer, transfer the chats to the computer and connect the device again when you need to transfer them back on to the device.
Here are some of the reasons why MobileTrans is the best option for you;
It allows you to backup your Line chats to your computer in a single click
You can then restore the chats to the same device or a different device just as easily
It supports all iOS device models
It will also be very useful to backup and restore chats from other apps like WhatsApp and Viber
Follow these simple steps to use MobileTrans to backup and restore Line Chats;
Step 1: Open MobileTrans on your computer and click on “Transfer” in the “WhatsApp Transfer” tab.
Step 2: Connect your phone to the computer, then click on “LINE.” The program should detect the connected device.
Step 3: Click “Backup” and MobileTrans will immediately begin backing up app the LINE messages on your device.
Step 4: To restore the chats back on to the device, repeat steps 1 and 2. Then simply, click “LINE” and select “Restore. MobileTrans will then detect available chat backups and begin restoring it to your device.