[Detailed Guide] How to Recover LINE Account Without Phone Number

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LINE is an instant messaging app that provides a great set of features, making it easy to message, call, and share moments with friends and family. It is all fun using LINE when everything goes smoothly, but sometimes you suddenly lose access to LINE account due to phone damage, phone theft, or any other issue. The situation becomes worst when you no longer have access to your SIM card to recover your LINE account from the phone number.

So, how to recover LINE account without phone number? Let's discuss this point in detail in this article and presents some of the best ways to recover LINE account and data without phone number.

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Part 1. How to Recover LINE Account With Phone Number

Before we jump to how to recover LINE account without phone number, let's first discuss how to do the same with your phone number.

So, if you have access to your phone number, then follow the below steps to recover LINE account with phone number:

Open the LINE app and tap Log in.

Tap Log in with phone number.

Select your country, enter your phone number, and click the arrow from the bottom right corner.

Enter the verification code sent by SMS.

Select your Google/iCloud account that previously backed-up LINE chats and then tap Restore chat history. If you haven't made a backup, then you can tap Skip this step.

Complete the remaining setup by following the on-screen instructions.

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This way, you can easily and instantly recover your LINE account with phone number.

Part 2. How to Recover LINE Account Without Phone Number

If you can't use your old phone number now, then you can still get back your old LINE account using different methods. Below are the two methods that can recover LINE account without phone number:

Method 1. Recover LINE Account through New Phone Number

You can use your new phone number to recover LINE account. LINE provides an option where you can provide your new phone number and email address to recover the account. However, this method works only if you previously linked your email address with the LINE account.

Follow the below steps to learn how to recover LINE account with new phone number:

Open the LINE app and tap Sign up.

Select your country, enter your phone number, and tap the arrow from the bottom right corner.

Enter the verification code sent by SMS.

When it asks if you already have an account, tap Yes, transfer my account.

Choose Log in with email address and then enter your email address and password.

Select your Google/iCloud account that previously backed-up LINE chats and then tap Restore chat history. If you haven't made a backup, then you can tap Skip this step.

Complete the remaining setup by following the on-screen instructions.

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This way, you have successfully restored LINE account with new phone number.

Method 2. Recover LINE Account through Facebook

LINE also allows you to recover LINE account through the previously linked Facebook account. Follow the below steps to learn how to recover LINE account without phone number through Facebook:

Open the LINE app and tap Log in.

Tap Continue with Facebook and then tap Log in with Facebook.

Once the LINE accesses your Facebook account, tap Log in.

Select your Google/iCloud account that previously backed-up LINE chats and then tap Restore chat history. If you haven't made a backup, then you can tap Skip this step.

Complete the remaining setup by following the on-screen instructions.

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This way, you can easily recover the LINE account through your previously linked Facebook account.

Part 3. How to Recover LINE Data to New Device Without Phone Number

Until now, we have learned that you can recover LINE data by restoring the backup made in Google Drive or iCloud while restoring the LINE account through email (with new number) or Facebook. However, if you unfortunately haven't linked the email address or Facebook with the LINE account previously, then the above two methods cannot help you recover LINE data. So, how to recover LINE data? That's where AnyRecover LineRescue comes into action.

As the name implies, LineRescue is a rescue tool for LINE that helps to recover LINE data backed up in iTunes and Google Drive without phone number. Its intelligent algorithm can scan through the iTunes or Google Drive backup to extract all LINE data and then allows you to preview and select the data you want to recover. Moreover, it can extract Google Drive backup to iPhone and iTunes backup to Android, making it convenient if you are using a phone that runs a different OS.

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  • It can scan and extract LINE data from iTunes and Google Drive backups.

  • It allows a preview of recoverable data and then provides selective recovery.

  • It can recover LINE data to the PC or directly to the device.

  • It supports both iOS and Android phones, including the latest iOS 16 and Android 13.

  • It provides a free trial to all users to scan and preview all recoverable data.

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Follow the below steps to recover LINE data to new device with LineRescue:

Steps to Recover LINE Data from iTunes Mode

Step 1. Download, install, and launch LineRescue on your computer. Pick Recover LINE data from iTunes mode. It will load the available iTunes backups on your computer. Select the one you want to restore and click Next.

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Step 2. Preview and select the LINE data you want to restore. Once done, click Recover to PC or Recover to Device. If you choose Recover to PC, then select the file format and location to complete the transfer. Alternatively, if you choose Recover to Device, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the transfer.

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Steps to Recover LINE Data from Google Drive Mode

Step 1. Download, install, and launch LineRescue on your computer. Pick Recover LINE data from Google Drive mode and sign in to your Google Drive account.

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Step 2. Log in to your LINE account either by entering your email address and password or by scanning the QR code. Enter the authorization code on your device to complete the authorization process. Afterward, the LINE data from Google Drive will start loading automatically.

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Step 3. Connect your phone to the computer via USB cable and click Next. Preview and select the LINE data you want to restore. Once done, click Recover to PC or Recover to Device.

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That's it! This way, you can instantly recover LINE data to new device without phone number from either iTunes or Google Drive backup.

Conclusion

As a regular LINE user, you never want to lose access to chats and data. However, sometimes it can happen suddenly, and you might even be unable to use your old phone number to recover your LINE account. But you can resolve how to recover LINE account without phone number by following the methods discussed above.

Moreover, if you want to recover lost LINE data in a new device without phone number, then AnyRecover LineRescue is the ideal tool. It can intelligently scan and extract LINE data from iTunes and Google Drive backup and restore it to new device conveniently. Get  the free trial right now!

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By Taylor Clark , to LINE Data Recovery

Updated: Jan 12, 2023