News

  • 2018/10/03

    The scheme of the picture URL returned when getting a user profile has been changed

    Now we support https as the scheme of the pictureUrl property. The response to the GET https://api.line.me/v2/bot/profile/{userId} request includes this property.

  • 2018/09/27

    [Update] Discontinuation of the long-lived channel access token

    We'd like to inform you of the change in the discontinuation of the long-lived channel access token that we announced in August.

    We have concluded that discontinuing the long-lived channel access token by November can cause difficulty to many developers. Therefore, we will continue to support the long-lived channel access token and find alternative ways in the future that will not affect our developers.

  • 2018/09/19

    Default rich menu can now be configured with the Messaging API

    Now you can configure the default rich menu with the Messaging API.

    Both default rich menus created using LINE@ Manager and the Messaging API are supported and can be used at the same time.

    For more information on how to use the rich menu features, see the following pages.

  • 2018/09/11

    More stickers are available for your bot

    We have increased the number of sticker types available for bots from 342 to 462. You can create a smarter, more expressive bot with various new stickers.

    For more information, see Sticker message and the sticker list.

  • 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 LINE 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 8.11.0 and later for iOS and Android.

    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 LINE@ 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.