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Emoticon charges

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Registered: 20-08-2017

Emoticon charges

Does a text message (SMS) become a MMS when emoticons are used?
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Re: Emoticon charges

Hi there Kjw88.


When an SMS becomes an MMS depends heavily on the handset settings. Emoticons can trigger the change, as can using more than 160 characters. You may have to consult your handset manufacturer, or search online, for further clarification.


Most handsets will allow you to enable and disable MMS messaging completely, if you're worried about excess charges.


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 Michael Williams
 Plusnet Help Team