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
0-1591
160-3052
306-4583
459-6114
612-7645
765-9176
918-10707
1071-12238
1224-13769
1377-152910

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
0-691
70-1322
133-1983
199-2644
265-3305

 

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