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O2 Guide to MMS charges

Hi everyone, 

 

We have another video guide from O2, this time the subject is MMS charges and how to avoid unwanted charges for these messages. Check out the guide below! 

 

 

Please let us know if you have any questions or tips around MMS sending and for more details check out the community created guidewink

 

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Re: O2 Guide to MMS charges

Very useful @Martin-O2 if you send loads of text messages.

 

I use WhatsApp for messaging or send an email. I can't remember the last time I sent a text. 

 

I usually get a text from Waitrose when I've got a shop coming but that's the extent of my SMS use.

 

But very useful for pay monthly customers who text and the same for PAYG customers who text a lot thumbsup

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Thanks for the guide @Martin-O2 . It is interesting. I do still send texts as not all of my friends have Whatsapp or Messenger. Thanks for posting.

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  • Thank you for the information @Martin-O2 
  • I text and will keep this in mind.   TT


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Re: O2 Guide to MMS charges

I think the video could have given more info on emojis. Yes it explained character count but could have mentioned what happens to the character count when inserting one emoji.

Nevertheless, very useful video.

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@jonsie wrote:

I think the video could have given more info on emojis. Yes it explained character count but could have mentioned what happens to the character count when inserting one emoji.

Nevertheless, very useful video.


Yes I agree @jonsie. Particularly as emojis are the main reason a SMS converts to MMS.

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Good point @jonsie and one I never thought of because I don't text. One of the reasons I don't text is I like to use emojis and using them in texts turns the SMS into an MMS. Should be mentioned in the video as so many people don't realise this.

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Re: O2 Guide to MMS charges

Thank you very much for this post @Martin-O2 

I do not have Whatsap purposely - just something else I don't need

I do text a lot ... why ? ... it's easy to do, I do not have very many of my personal contacts email addresses & telephoning them is sometimes inconvenient for the call receiver ... & ... my medical communications come through by text

I am well aware that I get a nominal charge for using emojis ... it doesn't bother me 

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Well said @WispaRed7
I don't need any other app to communicate but appreciate others may wish to use facilities like WhatsApp, Facebook etc. Text is a great way to communicate. I like using emojis too sometimes. Voice calls are probably going out of fashion as the person isn't always available or can't answer.
A text is convenient.
One friend has got used to email so that's fine too, as it arrives at my phone and can be answered from my phone.

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Important appointment reminders and parcel arrivals also come through text too 👍



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@TallTrees wrote:

 

Important appointment reminders and parcel arrivals also come through text too 👍


Yes they do @TallTrees and sometimes with the important appointment reminders you have to text back with Y on N re your attendance.  A few courier companies will text and email to state time of delivery.

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