What is the character limit of one SMS? How credit is calculated?

An SMS can include only a certain number of characters. The limit is different for English and Unicode SMS. In this article we are going to discuss what is the character limit of one SMS and how credit is calculated.

 

What is the character limit of one SMS?

When you login to our website, Fast2SMS, in the bulk SMS section select sender ID and mobile number. After that click on the message box and start typing the message. As soon as you type the message number of characters entered by you will be displayed at the bottom corner. Here we have highlighted it in red color rectangle box. It will also include spaces, punctuation marks apart from the letters.

As soon as the number of characters increase in the message box. Automatically it will be shown and the count will get increased to 2 SMS, 3 SMS and so on.

Note – Your SMS can only include 1530 characters in total, not more than that.

Below is a list of how many characters will be counted as 1 SMS, 2 SMS, 3 SMS and so on. It describes about the character limit of SMS in english language.

Character limit of SMS

SMS Length( No of characters)SMS Count
1-1601
161-3062
307-4593
460-6124
613-7655
766-9186
919-10717
1072-12248
1225-13779
1378-153010

Note – Amount will be calculated based on the SMS count. Suppose there are 165 characters in your SMS. Then cost of 2 SMS will be deducted from your Fast2SMS wallet.

Next is the character limit list for Unicode SMS.

SMS Length (No of characters)SMS Count
1-701
71-1332
134-1993
200-2654
266-3315

 

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