LINE, which is free call and messaging app for smartphone has been updated with version 4.6.0. This update bring with it Suggest and other features. Currently, this update is available on Android devices and the company will be bringing out shortly the similar updates on iOS devices.
The Suggest feature allows you to find stickers and emoji just by entering text. For example, by typing the word “sleepy,” you’ll be shown stickers of characters doing things like yawning or taking a nap. According to Line, only the free stickers and Emoji that have been available on LINE since its beginning, along with a certain portion of paid stickers, are compatible with the Suggest feature. More stickers and Emoji will be made compatible in the future.
The other highlight of this feature is that you have the option not to use it. For not using it, you are simply required to turn it OFF by going to Settings, then Stickers > Display Suggestions. The feature is currently available in Japanese, English, and Spanish, so you can also choose your preferred language for the feature by going to Settings > Stickers > Display Suggestions > Languages.
The other feature added in the update is the Line Premium Call Shortcut Icon Setup. This feature enable you to set an icon on your home screen that allows direct access to LINE Premium Call for making inexpensive calls to fixed lines and cell phone numbers. For setting the icon on your home screen, you are required to go to Premium Call Settings > Create Shortcut on the Home Screen.
This update also brings another enhancements which enable users to forward or share chat links with up to 10 recipients at once. Earlier, it was possible to forward one talk or share one external site link with one chat room at a time.