How long can a text message be when I send it via the API?

A standard SMS can contain up to 160 characters, depending on the alphabet used in your SMS.

For a concatenated SMS, the costs of each additional SMS are charged, but not all countries support concatenated SMS and could handle multi-part SMS in various ways… You can check if the country you want to send messages to does or doesn’t support concatenated SMS in our¬†country info & restrictions.

You can read more about the characters in an SMS message here.

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