News: Articles for #Messaging API

  • 2020/01/15

    New Messaging API endpoint for sending narrowcast messages

    An endpoint for sending narrowcast messages has been added to the Messaging API.

    This endpoint lets you send push messages to multiple users at any time.

    You can specify the recipient using certain attributes (gender, age, OS type, region etc) and retargeting (audience).

    For more information, see Send messages to multiple users using attribute information and retargeting.

    Documentation available in Japanese only. English coming soon.

  • 2020/01/08

    [Updated] Make sure the provider name is correct

    note Added on January 9, 2020

    This specification change was scheduled to take place on January 9, 2020, but has been postponed to January 16, 2020.

    Starting January 16, 2020, LINE Official Accounts using the Messaging API will display the provider name registered by the developer at the bottom of the profile.

    Corporate LINE Official Accounts may also have personal names registered as provider names. Make sure that the correct name is registered. The provider name can be changed from the LINE Developers Console.


    *The provider name is displayed in the red frame

  • 2019/12/17

    mode property added to Messaging API webhook events

    We've added the mode property to all Messaging API webhook events.

    The mode property is necessary for the channel multiplexing feature (under development). Now, all existing webhook events contain "mode": "active".

    The mode property's value can change to standby if the channel administrator starts using channel multiplexing. The value of mode never automatically changes to standby.

    Learn more about the mode property by reading about the Common properties of webhook events in the Messaging API reference.

  • 2019/12/11

    Problem with channel statistics in console (resolved)

    There was an issue with the Statistics tab for Messaging API channels on the LINE Developers console. Due to an inconsistency in how the system handled timezones, the tab appeared to show different data for certain days than the TSV file that you can generate by clicking Download as TSV.

    This problem only affected users outside the JST timezone, and only affected the presentation of the data. No data was deleted or damaged. you'll be able to retrieve and display all data as normal.

    Issue time

    Issue inception: November 26, 2019

    Issue solved: December 18, 2019

    The issue has now been resolved, so you may retrieve and display all data as normal. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

  • 2019/12/06

    A stay event was added to beacon event

    In the Messaging API beacon event, a stay event has been added to indicate that the user is staying in the covered area of the beacon.

    If you wish to use the stay event, please contact us at LINE for Business.

  • 2019/12/05

    New property added to "sticker message" webhook event

    We added a new stickerResourceType property to the webhook event that notifies you when a sticker message is sent.

    Use this property to see what type of sticker was sent (still image, animated sticker, sticker with sound, etc.).

    Learn more from the Sticker section of the Messaging API reference.

  • 2019/11/08

    Notice of domain name change for certain endpoints

    The domain name of certain Messaging API endpoints has been changed from to There is no maintenance associated with this.

    Target endpoint


    If you are using the above endpoints, please change your domain during the transition period. We apologize for any inconvenience this may case. Thank you for your understanding.

    Once the transition period ends, accessing an endpoint of the old domain will return a 404 status code.

    Transition period

    Today - April 30, 2020

  • 2019/10/30

    Endpoint for obtaining user statistics now available in Thailand (TH)

    Previously, the following Messaging API endpoint didn't allow LINE Official Accounts created in Thailand (TH) to get user activity statistics. Today, we've made it available.

    This endpoint returns the same data as on the Insight tab in the LINE Official Account manager.

  • 2019/10/16

    New Messaging API endpoint for friend statistics

    We added a new Messaging API endpoint that returns information about how users interact with broadcast messages sent from your LINE official account.

    This endpoint returns the same data as on the Insight tab in the LINE Official Account manager.

  • 2019/10/04

    Notice about service outage for the Messaging API (resolved)

    We'd like to inform you about a service outage regarding the Messaging API. The issue has now been resolved. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may have caused.

    Date and time of outage

    Date: October 4, 2019


    9:00-9:02 JST (GMT+9)

    10:04 JST (GMT+9)

    11:00-11:08 JST (GMT+9)

    12:02-12:08 JST (GMT+9)


    Issue with our servers.

    Affected services

    All Messaging API endpoints (*).


    The API returned status code 500 for some requests.

    LINE will continue to improve the quality of its services to prevent future outages. Thank you for your understanding.