How-to: Use VPN to Access Region-Locked LINE Stickers

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If you are a LINE messenger app fan who lives in North America (like me), you may wonder how you can get your hands on the region-locked LINE stickers that are often only available to LINE users in Asia.

Here is a quick & easy step-by-step guide that will show you how you can use VPN to access these region-locked LINE stickers.

  1. First, link your LINE account with your Facebook. (Settings > Accounts > Facebook > Link)
    • Make sure to do this so that you do not wind up losing any of your existing account data (such as friends list, profile info, purchased stickers etc).
  2. Uninstall LINE from your phone.
  3. Sign up for a VPN service.
    • A good one I use is SurfEasy.com – they provide 500MB/ month of free data, more than enough to download a couple of new sticker packs every now & then.
  4. Download the SurfEasy VPN app & log in to your account.
  5. Select the Settings icon in the top left corner and tap ‘Select Region’.
  6. Tap ‘Singapore’ & ‘Install Profile’ when prompted.
    • Currently Singapore is the only Asian country supported by SurfEasy VPN. If you are using another VPN service, you may have access to other countries.
  7. Go to the app store to download & reinstall LINE.
  8. Sign in using Facebook.
  9. Navigate to the Sticker Shop (More > Sticker Shop) and you will now see the stickers available for Singapore.
  10. Download away!

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Hope this helps! Let me know in the comments below if you have any questions. Happy LINE messaging! :D

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