News

  • 2018/08/13

    Long-term channel access token to be discontinued

    We'd like to inform you that we will discontinue the long-lived channel access token used with the Messaging API.

    The discontinuation is scheduled in November 2018 with the removal of the endpoints of the Messaging API v1.

    Note that the long-lived channel access token is issued only from the console. The following endpoint to issue a short-lived channel access token will not be affected.

    https://api.line.me/v2/oauth/accessToken

    We will provide further details for a replacement method soon.

  • 2018/08/06

    Flex Message is now available on your desktop

    Flex Message is now available on your desktop.

    The feature is supported on the LINE app version 5.9.0 for macOS and Windows.

    In addition, we have added the following new Flex Message properties so that you can create messages in a more flexible way.

    For more information, see the following topics:

  • 2018/07/31

    Quick reply released

    We have released the quick reply feature for messages sent through the Messaging API. When a user receives a message that contains quick reply buttons, those buttons appear at the bottom of the chat screen. The user can simply tap one of the buttons to reply to your bot.

    Quick reply sample

    The quick reply feature is supported on LINE iOS/Android versions 8.11.0 and later.

    For more information, see Using quick replies.

  • 2018/07/19

    The maximum number of LIFF apps has been increased

    Now you can add up to 30 LIFF apps for one channel. The previous maximum number was 10.

    For more information, see Add LIFF app in the LIFF API reference documentation.

  • 2018/07/18

    An important message for our users in Thailand, Taiwan, and Indonesia

    Important notice concerning LINE official accounts, LINE@ accounts, Business Connect accounts, and Customer Connect accounts The following message applies to our users in Thailand, Taiwan, and Indonesia. LINE Corporation will be collecting information from LINE official accounts, LINE@ accounts, Business Connect accounts, and Customer Connect accounts (OAs) in order to improve our services. You must agree to these terms by September 2, 2018.

    Log in to the Content Manager

    With these revised terms, we will work on improving services requested by OA users, such as visualization of delivery performance through message views, click counts, video views, etc. and targeting delivery based on user response logs to messages.

  • 2018/07/12

    Clova Extensions Kit released

    We have released the Clova Extensions Kit that allows you to develop skills for Clova, AI assistant from LINE. We have also released the Clova Developer Center for tutorials and documentation in Japanese.

    Clova Developer Center

    Now you can create skill channels in the LINE Developers console.

    For more information, refer to the documentation on the Clova Developer Center.

  • 2018/07/04

    Introducing the redesigned LINE Developers site

    We are excited to introduce our new, redesigned LINE Developers site. We hope that this renewal will improve developer experience, making it easier to use the LINE Platform products. There are no major changes in the console functionality. Here, we'll take you through some of the key changes to the site.

    Changes in the console

    • We have added the provider list screen so that you can easily select the provider of the channel that you want to configure.
    • Now the role of the logged-in user is displayed in the provider and channel lists.
    • You can quickly access tools such as Flex Message Simulator and Bot Designer through the tool list in the navigation bar.

    Changes in the documentation site

    • Each page has breadcrumbs at the top so that you can easily keep track of the page structure.
    • The new navigation bar allows easier access to the API reference for each product. You can also browse the API reference within the feature guide as before.
    • Each page of the feature guides has a table of contents on the right side so that you can quickly move across sections.

    Conclusion

    We will continue to make improvements to the LINE Developers site and our developer documentation to make it easier for you to develop apps using our products.

    If you want to keep up-to-date with our latest developments, add the LINE Developers official account as a friend on LINE using the QR code or the button below.

    QR code for the LINE Developers account

    Add friend

  • 2018/06/27

    Notice about service outage for the Messaging API (resolved)

    We'd like to inform you about a service outage regarding the Messaging API. The issue has now been resolved but we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience that this may have caused.

    Date of recovery

    Date: June 27, 2018 JST (GMT+9)

    Cause of the outage

    Issue with our servers.

    Details

    When the Messaging API was called to unlink a rich menu from a user that was not in a chat with the bot, the rich menu was not unlinked from the user. This issue occured only to users with LINE iOS version 8.7.0 or later and rich menus configured at admin-official.line.me.

    We will continue to improve the quality of the services we provide to our developers and we greatly appreciate your understanding.

  • 2018/06/26

    Notice about service outage for LINE Login and the Social API (resolved)

    We'd like to inform you about a service outage regarding LINE Login and the Social API. The issue has now been resolved but we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience that this may have caused.

    Date and time of outage

    Date: June 26, 2018

    Time: 16:25–17:00 JST (GMT+9)

    Cause of the outage

    Issue with our servers.

    Details

    An error was returned when the following API features were accessed:

    • Get user profiles
    • Get friendship status
    • LINE Login

    We will continue to improve the quality of the services we provide to our developers and we greatly appreciate your understanding.

  • 2018/06/21

    Notice about service outage for LINE Front-end Framework (resolved)

    We'd like to inform you about a service outage regarding LINE Front-end Framework. The issue has now been resolved but we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience that this may have caused.

    Date and time of recovery

    Date: June 21, 2018 around 17:30 JST (GMT+9)

    Cause of the outage

    Issue with our servers.

    Details

    When a LIFF app was added to a channel, the permission to retrieve the user's email address was revoked if it had been granted to the channel. Please check if the email permission has been revoked or not from the LINE Developers console. Request the permission again if it has been revoked.

    We will continue to improve the quality of the services we provide to our developers and we greatly appreciate your understanding.