Backup and Restore LINE Chat History on Android
Backing up is always seen as the most safe way to protect your phone data from loss. Fortunately that the official LINE allows you to back up and restore LINE chat history on Android in simple steps.
LINE is a well-known application originally designed for mobile apps for Android and iOS smartphones. It can now be used on more smartphone devices including Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Nokia or even your PC. LINE is a very good chat tool, and nowadays, more and more people tend to use LINE to chat with others. LINE allows users to communicate via SMS, image, audio, video sharing, and more. Use LINE for a long time, your beautiful memories, important texts, images and videos will be saved in this app. Therefore, you need to back up LINE chats regularly to keep your information secure.
Looking for a way to back up your LINE's chat history from Android to your computer? Let's explore some simple ways to implement it.
(By the way, if you use WhatsApp often than LINE and delete important conversations accidentally, please refer to WhatsApp Recovery for Android.)
Without downloading any additional software, you can follow the set of easy instructions to backup and restore LINE data on your Android phone manually.
Step 1. Link your Android phone to a Wi-Fi hotspot and run LINE app on your Android phone.
Step 2. Go to the LINE chatting interface, select and open the certain chat conversation you want to backup.
Step 3. Turn to the top right corner to tap on the drop-down arrow which is a "V" shaped button. Then, go to "Chat Settings" and select "Backup Chat History".
Step 4. Now, you can choose one of the two backup options like "Backup as a Text File" or "Backup All" to back up. Both of them can do a good job. Just choose one of them according to your needs.
Step 5. If you choose the "Backup as a Text File" option, you will get an interface as below. As you can see, there are many different options for you to choose and you can pick any of them as you like. Tap and select one path of location to share or save your LINE chat history.
Step 6. If you choose the "Backup All" option, you will be allowed to backup chat history in the form of text but you won’t be able to save the stickers, images, videos, etc. With "Backup All", you will get all talk history as a compress package file.
1. Backing up LINE chat history on Android will only backup the individual conversation, which means you need to repeat the process for every other personal chat you want to backup.
2. The backup file will be automatically stored on SD card or on your Android device, so make sure there is enough free space on your Android SD card before backing up the Line messages.
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LINE also enables you to restore LINE messages from backup to satisfy your needs. When there is a need for you to restore the precious talk history, you can do the following steps.
> If you save your LINE messages in your SD card, you need insert it first. Then open the chat room which you want to restore messages to.
Step 1. Get access to the "Chats" interface open the chat that you want to restore.
Step 2. Tap the drop-down menu in "V" shape and enter the "Chat Settings" page as mentioned above.
Step 3. Choose "Import Chat History" and tick "Yes" to begin.
Step 4. Wait a second, and the conversation will be imported successfully, just tap "OK" to end it.
> If you do not have use an SD card, save the backup chats in the "LINE_backup" folder on your Android by file managing app or connecting your device directly to PC, then continue the above steps to import backed up LINE messages.
When you have the need to back up and restore other data on your Android phone, there are many Android data backup & restore tools in the software market. Here is the recommendation - Coolmuster Android Assistant or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac. It is an one-stop Android managing solution to help you backup and restore your apps, contacts, SMS, photos, videos, music, etc. effectively on your Android phones and tablets, and even allows you to manage and edit Android content on computer directly.
Step 1. Connect your Android device with your computer
To backup and restore Android phone with Android Assistant, you will firstly download and install the program on your computer. Launch it and connect your Android phone to this computer with a USB cable. Follow the instructions to enable USB debugging on your phone beforehand.
Step 2: Backup Android data on computer
Go to "Super Toolkit" from the top menu and then you'll see an interface like below. Choose the option labeled "Backup" from the interface to bring out the back up dialog. Tick off the file types you want to backup, specify an output location and click "Back Up" to backup your Android data to computer.
Step 3. Restore Android data
Click the "Restore" option from the Super Toolkit interface. Choose the backup record that you want to restore, and then click on "Restore" button to start restoring the selected backup file to your Android device.