Line is a smart mobile application that allows its users to chat, message, and make video calls absolutely free of cost. With over 200 million users around the world, Line is getting popular day by day. If you too are a frequent Line user, then you must know about Line Backup & how to backup line chat history, so that you can restore the messages and chat if by chance your phone gets lost.
In this article, you will learn how to restore & backup Line chat on iPhone or Android. The article is divided into two parts. In the first part, you will get to know how you can use Dr.Fone – WhatsApp Transfer to restore and backup your chat history of Line. And, in the second part, you will learn how you can restore the chat history of Line to your email or SD card and from there how you can restore it to your new device.
So, let us learn how to restore & backup Line chat on iPhone or Android.
PS: If you would like to learn how to restore iPhone without updating, here is just for you.
Part 1: How to restore & backup Line chat on your iOS device using Dr.Fone – iOS Line Backup & Restore
The first part deals with backing up and restoring your chat history of Line on your Apple device with the help of the Dr.Fone software. Through these steps, you can easily as well as quickly back up your chat of Line. This safe way protects all your messages on Line with just a few clicks.
Step 1: Begin Dr.Fone – iOS Line Backup & Restore
The first step is to launch the Line Backup & Restore – Dr.Fone software and Select “WhatsApp Transfer” from list, Go to “Line” tab and click “Backup“.
Step 2: Connect your Smartphone with your computer
Now, you need to connect your Smartphone with your PC with the help of a USB cable. Dr.Fone will automatically detect your mobile device.
Step 3: Backup your Line app data
Now, click on the ‘Backup‘ button and begin the backup procedure. Wait for some minutes depending on how much data you want to backup.
Step 4: See your Line Backup
After the Line backup procedure is completed, see your backup data. For this, you need to press ‘View it.’
Now, we will tell you how you can restore your exported Line chat history onto your new Smartphone. For this, you need to follow the below-mentioned steps, which are quite simple and quick to follow.
Step 1: See the Line backup files
First of all, you need to check the Line backup files by pressing ‘To view the previous backup file.’
Step 2: Extract the backup files of Line
Here, you will see a long list of backup files of your Line chat. From these, select the ones that you want to restore and click on ‘View.’
Step 3: Restore your Line backup file
Once the scan is completed, you can see all your Line attachments and chats. Then, you can export or restore them by pressing ‘Restore to Device.‘
This is how you can import & export Line chat on iPhone or iPad using the Dr.fone – WhatsApp Transfer.
Part 2: How to backup and restore your Line chat on your iOS device to your email or SD card
In the second part, you will get to know how you can backup your chat history of Line to your email or SD card and then import them again into your mobile device. For this, you need to follow these steps.
Step 1: Begin the mobile app of Line
The first step is to start the Line mobile app on your mobile device. You just need to press the icon of Line mobile application on the screen of your Smartphone and the app will launch automatically.
Step 2: Click on ‘Chat’
Now, you need to open the chat history of Line that you need to backup from the Line’s chat tab.
After you select the chat that you want to export, you must click on the button that is in the shape of V, which is displayed on the right hand side at the top of your screen.
Step 4: Press ‘Chat Settings’
Now, you will see the settings button of your chat in the pop-up window. Click on ‘Chat Settings.’
Step 5: Click ‘Backup Chat History’
Click on the button of ‘Backup Chat History,’ which is displayed on your screen to backup line chat.
Step 6: Press Line Backup
Now, you have to press the ‘Backup All’ button, which is displayed on your computer screen. You must know that this will only create a backup of an individual chat, not all the chats. So, if you want to save any other chat too, then you must create a backup of them in the same method.
Step 7: Save this to your email id
Now, you must save this chat backup to your email id by clicking on the ‘Yes’ button, which means that you agree that you want to import the Line chat history to your email id. This will automatically save your Line chat history to your SD card also.
Step 8: Type in your email address
Now, you have to type in your email id, where you want to save your Line chat history. Then, you must click on send in order to send the Line backup history to your email id.
Now, you have imported the Line chat history to your email address as well as your SD card. Follow the steps below in order to import your saved Line chat history onto your new Smartphone.
Step 1: Save your Line chat
The first step in order to restore the chat history of Line from your SD card to your new Smartphone is to copy and then save your chat history files of Line with extentions.zip on your mobile device.
Step 2: Open the Line mobile app
Now, you must begin the Line mobile app on your new Smartphone.
Step 3: Click on the tab of chat
After opening the Line mobile app on your new mobile device, you must launch the tab of chat in order to begin a new chat. You can also enter any existing Line conversation, where you want to import your Line chat history.
Now, you must click on the V-like button, which is displayed on the top right hand side of your screen. Now, press the ‘Chat Settings’ option.
Step 5: Press ‘Import Chat History’
Now, click on ‘Import Chat History’ that is there in the ‘Chat Settings’ option of Line in order to import your Line chat history.
Step 6: Press ‘Yes’
In order to confirm, click on ‘Yes.’ This will import your Line chat history to your new mobile device.
Step 7: Press ‘OK’
After your Line chat history has been imported, you will see a pop-up message. Click on the ‘OK’ button in this pop-up.
This is how you can Restore & Backup Line chat on iPhone or Android as well as bring it back again. You can use Dr.Fone – WhatsApp Transfer to restore and backup your chat history of Line. Plus, you can also import your chat history of Line to your email or SD card and from there you can restore it to your new device using Dr.Fone. Moreover, you can learn how to print iPhone WhatsApp Chat History as well. If you deleted your WhatsApp chat history by mistake, you have to switch to WhatsApp Recovery then.