How to Backup and Restore LINE Chat History on iPhone/iPad (iOS 13.3.1 Supported)

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2020-08-03 / Update for  iPhone Data

Famous as Whatsapp, Messenger and Snapchat, LINE is a popular IM app in the world. Its attracted expressions allow users to express emotions in an interesting way. And LINE has its option for users to backup and restore their LINE chat history on iPhone online. With this useful function, users can be more lightly to enjoy their chat.

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How to find this function? We will open this mysterious veil and help you to do so. Since the backup service has some limitation, thus you need to make sure that the version of your LINE is above 6.4, and your iOS device must be running iOS version 8.1 or later.

Part 1: How to Backup LINE Chat History on iPhone

After updating LINE to the latest version, you should sign in your iCloud account on your iPhone, iPad or iPod and to do the following steps.

The backup process needs to be done manually, and you can get to it by following the path:

  • Open Line
  • Tap More >> Settings >> Chats & Voice Calls >> Chat History Backup >> Back Up Now
  • After that, you will successfully backup your chat history.

    backup line chat history

Part 2: How to Make a Full LINE Chat Backup of your iPhone/iPad

Backing up your files to keep them safe is a very genuine and effective practice for iOS users. The company even provides the tool to back up the required for safe keeping. So, if you wish to backup LINE chat online you can use the services of the official app called iCloud. It keeps the backed files on cloud storage but if you don't agree with that then you can still backup LINE with iTunes app. As you know it is also an official app but it stores the backup files on a hard drive, no online function is needed.

So, in every aspect, your best choice would be to use modern third-party programs, such as Tenorshare WhatsApp Transfer. It is one of the best programs you can use to backup files from your iOS device. Most importantly, it is completely free to use.

Here's how to use it:

  • Simply download Tenorshare iCareFone for WhatsApp Transfer on your Mac and install it. It is a free and safe program; you will have no issue getting it from its dedicated website.
  • Afterward, connect the iPhone to the computer via USB cable. Tap "Trust This Computer" when prompted and click on "LINE" tab to proceed. You will get the following interface.

    connect the iphone
  • Your LINE data is backed up now. Please be patient when it is done.

    select for backup
  • After your backup is finished, you can check your LINE app. If you like it, please share it with more people.

    backup finished

Part 3: How to Restore LINE Chat History on iPhone from iCloud Backup

To restore the LINE chat history which you have already backed up, you should sign in your iCloud account on the other iOS device first.

  • Open LINE on the new device.
  • Log in and carry over your account.
  • Tap "Restore Chat History for Backup" when the screen remind you to restore.

    backup line chat history

Part 4: How to Selectively Restore LINE Chat from Backup

Generally speaking, it is very easy to restore LINE chat on your Mac. Using Tenorshare WhatsApp Transfer again, check this link How to Restore LINE data.

Part 5: How to Retrore Lost LINE Messages & Photos without Backup

For certain users, they might lost LINE chats for some reasons, what to do? Tenorshare UltData - iPhone Data Recovery, which is recommended by thousands of users, it can provide three methods to recover all lost data on iPhone directly. Through this recover process you can choose to restore to your device and also back your important files up.

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  • Recover data directly from iOS devices, iTunes & iCloud backup;
  • Support the scanning and reading of encrypted iTunes backup files;
  • Support 35+ file types (WhatsApp, SMS, contacts, photos, etc.);
  • Support WhatsApp, LINE, Kik, Viber, Wechat Backup & Restore(Mac Only);
  • Compatible with latest iOS 14 and iPhone 11/11 Pro(Max);

Launch Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery and connect your iPhone with PC/Mac, this software will automatically detect your device and you can click "Start Scan". (You can also choose the type of files which you want to scan.)

start scan

For that you want to restore LINE chat history, scroll to "App Data Recovery" and find your chat history. Pick up the messages you want and click "Recover" to save them at the place you like.

line chat history from iphone

That's all for how to recover and backup LINE chat history for iOS device. Moreover, if you have the need to restore lost LINE chats from iTunes backup and iCloud backup selectively, Tenorshare UltData is your best choice.

  Updated on 2020-08-03 / Update for  iPhone Data

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