# Sharing your LINE Official Account with users

Once you have created your LINE Official Account, you'll want to share your LINE Official Account with users and increase the number of followers. The following are several ways for you to increase the visibility of your LINE Official Account.

# Share the QR code of your LINE Official Account

You can share the QR code of your LINE Official Account on your website or in a printed format to let users easily add your LINE Official Account as a friend by scanning the code.

Find the QR code image on the Messaging API tab of your channel settings on the LINE Developers console or in the Gain friends page of the Home tab in LINE Official Account Manager. You can paste the HTML snippet found in LINE Official Account Manager to your website to display the QR code.

# Share the LINE ID of your LINE Official Account

By sharing the LINE ID of your LINE Official Account, users can search and add your LINE Official Account as a friend on LINE. You can find the LINE ID of your LINE Official Account, which starts with the "@" symbol, in the header of LINE Official Account Manager.

Official account LINE ID

Note that you can purchase a Premium ID to create a customized LINE ID that is easier for users to remember. For more information, see the LINE for Business.

If you have an app or website, you can add a button or a link to let users add your LINE Official Account with a single tap from their device. The following describes several ways that you can do this.

# "Add friend" button on LINE Social Plugins

The "Add friend" button on the LINE Social Plugins site is an interactive button that you can add to your website. The button text changes from "Add Friend" to "Friended" when the user has added your LINE Official Account and button is available in multiple languages. Also, you can configure the button to display the number of friends your LINE Official Account has and a link to your LINE Official Account's Timeline (Home) page.

To use the "Add friend" button, follow the "Add friend" button instructions.

Add friend button types on LINE Social Plugins

# Add friend button on LINE Official Account Manager

You can use the HTML code snippet found in the "Gain Friends" page of the "Home" tab in LINE Official Account Manager to create an add friend button. Copy the HTML and paste it into the webpage where you want to display the button.

Add friend button on LINE Official Account Manager

Use the following URL scheme to redirect users to the "Add friend" screen of the LINE Official Account from a web or native app.

  • https://line.me/R/ti/p/{LINE_id}

For example, https://line.me/R/ti/p/@linedevelopers redirects users to the "Add friend" screen of the LINE Developers Official Account when opened by a user who has LINE installed. The QR code for the LINE Official Account is displayed if opened in a desktop environment.

LINE Official Account add friend

For more information on using this URL scheme, see Sharing a LINE Official Account.

# Encourage users to recommend your LINE Official Account to friends on LINE

If a user has already added your LINE Official Account as a friend, you can encourage the user to recommend your LINE Official Account to friends on LINE using the following URL scheme.

  • https://line.me/R/nv/recommendOA/{LINE_id}

You can include this URL scheme in a URI action object in a rich menu or in template messages.

Recommend LINE Official Account

For more information on using this URL scheme, see Sharing a LINE Official Account.

# Prompt users to add LINE Official Account as a friend when logging in with LINE Login

If you're using LINE Login in your web app or native app, you can prompt users to add your LINE Official Account as a friend during login by linking your LINE Official Account to your LINE Login channel. You can choose to include an option in the consent screen or to open a separate "Add LINE Official Account" screen after the user accepts the permissions.

For instructions on how link your LINE Official Account with LINE Login, see Linking a LINE Official Account with your LINE Login channel.

Consent screen with LINE Official Account