SMS Length Calculator

SMS text messages are encoded using 7-bit characters you can send up to 160 characters in a single SMS message. When sending Unicode SMS messages, you can only send 70 characters per single SMS message.

SMS parts Chars used Chars in SMS Encoding
1 41 160 7bit

Detailed view

rgdrdrgrd drgrdg dwadaLFLFdawdawESC\ESC\ESC\ESC\LFLFLF

Did you know?

  • If you use a standard GSM 03.38-character set, single text messages are limited to 160 characters, including spaces. The maximum length of a text message is 918 characters including spaces.
  • For such languages as Russian, Arabic, or Chinese will restrict your message to a maximum of 70 characters per SMS.