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Are Android phones limited to 160 characters on sms?

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by darklide, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. darklide

    darklide Android Enthusiast
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    If so why?
     

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    It's a technical limitation of the SMS protocol, it has nothing to do with the operating system.

    SMS - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    If you type more then 160 characters it will be sent as more then one page to other feature phones. It will show a small number next to the 160 to count the pages. However, on Android it merges the multiple texts into one text when you view the thread.
     
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    how come when I send a long text it just says SENDING and never sends it
     

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