Why do I get charged for a picture message when I add an emoji to a message when using my Samsung Galaxy A3?
Emojis are so commonplace nowadays, and should be included in the tariff charges.
What do others think?
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this isn't a fault with Virgin Mobile. It's the settings on your device converting the SMS (text message) to an MMS (picture message) and so you will be charged accordingly.
Basic "smileys" :-) :-( e.t.c should be OK. But if you try something more elaborate it will likely happen.
You may be able to disable this in the settings on your phone (it should at least warn you and give you the chance to prevent sending as MMS).
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