For iPhone users, you can choose to backup Line chat history to iCloud and/or computer so you can restore those important conversations when you lose your iPhone or get a new one.
Backup LINE chats to iCloud
Line for iOS has the built-in backup utility you can use to backup Line chats to iCloud. Run LINE chat app on iPhone, tap on Settings (gear icon) at the top left corner. Choose Chats >> Chat history backup >> Back up now. If you can’t save a copy of your LINE conversations to iCloud here, go to iPhone Settings >> iCloud. In the APPS USING ICLOUD list, make sure to turn on LINE backup to iCloud.
Backup LINE chat history to Mac – Method 1
You can find different options to export or transfer your LINE chats to computer. In an earlier article, we demonstrated how you can do that using this iPhone LINE chats backup program for Windows. This LINE backup and restore software comes with both Windows and Mac versions. So you can also use it to backup LINE chats from iPhone to Mac. It is easy and fast. We will not discuss into the details here. You can however refer to this guide to backup iPhone LINE chat history to computer for more details.
Backup LINE chats from iPhone to computer – video demo
Export LINE chat history to Mac – Method 2
In fact, there are two different methods to transfer LINE chats from iPhone to computer using above iPhone data backup program. Run the iOS toolkit on your Mac, choose Backup & Restore. Other than switching to the Social App Data Backup & Restore section to backup LINE chat history, you can simply find the LINE chat & attachment backup option in the Device Data Backup & Restore section. See this screenshot.
In the above screen you have the option to choose what types of data to backup. At the lower section, you can find Social App Data including WhatsApp, Viber, KIK and LINE. Optionally choose a different backup path to save LINE chat backup files on Mac. Finally click the Backup button at the bottom right corner to transfer all your LINE chat history from iPhone to Mac.
Restore, Print LINE chat history and more
With a copy of your LINE conversations saved on Mac, you can use the above software to open and view the LINE chat history on Mac, export the chats from the backup file to computer, print your LINE chat history to paper, etc. Attached photos, videos and other files can be saved from iPhone to Mac as well. Since this backup program transfers your files from iPhone to Mac through USB, the LINE backup and file transfer can usually be done in a few minutes.