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Send a Unicode SMS

Send a Unicode SMS

You can enliven your messages by including Unicode! We provide a service where Unicode is automatically enabled, and we inform you that you have used it prior to sending any SMS messages. Unicode is available to use on our WebSMS, Quick Web SMS and our API.

CAN I USE EMOJIS?

Yes!

An emoji is technically a Unicode character, so yes, they can be used when composing your messages. You can either type your own emoji, or choose one from our selection:                                                      

 click on the icon below your message.
click on the icon below your message.

DOES SENDING A UNICODE CHARACTER COST MORE?

Using Unicode does reduce character count.

Without Unicode 1 SMS credit = 160 characters.

With Unicode 1 SMS credit = 70 characters.


Although your count is reduced, you do not need to worry! Here at VOODOO SMS we adjust your allowance accordingly and show you a message, when you click send, to notify you that we have detected Unicode in your message body:

If you need further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us through our live chat as a  member of our team will be happy to help!

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