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dawn060861
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Sms changed to mms and costing me

How do i stop my sms messages from turning into mms messages as I am charged for these? Thanks
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Re: Sms changed to mms and costing me

Hi dawn060861,

 

here is quite good info' regarding this: How to stop text messages being sent as MMS (actually an O2 support page).

You may be able to alter the settings on your handset to prevent or at least limit this from happening.

 

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Re: Sms changed to mms and costing me


dawn060861 wrote:
How do i stop my sms messages from turning into mms messages


Download a replacement messaging app such as BigSMS

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jenni3487
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Its the emoticons some how virgin think these are pictures and change your sms to mms which you have to pay for I had the same problem I now only use emoticons on web based messengers and use the punctuation faces (eg ;-) =( :-D etc) in my texts it hasn't changed to mms since. Hope this helps
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Re: Sms changed to mms and costing me

It's not Virgin that changes the message to MMS, it's your handset. It can be fixed by changing your habits or changing your messaging app.

I'm no apologist for Virgin (see my other posts), but I will point out when the problem is a) not their fault and b) the same as you'd get on any other UK network.
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