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Claire101
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If I text a number in Australia from the uk It is 55p per text. 
can that text include emoji’s or do they cost more?

also, how many words/characters are included in a standard text. 
i have been charged for 8 texts from sending only 1 text ? 
thank you 

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If you include emoji's it increases your character count massively, so will always costs more.

See more here Guide: Accidental MMS Sending and How to Avoid it 

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If you include emoji's it increases your character count massively, so will always costs more.

See more here Guide: Accidental MMS Sending and How to Avoid it 

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Thank you, can you tell me if it costs to receive an international text ? 

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@Claire101It costs nothing to receive an international text as long as you are in the UK.

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SMS texts are always free to receive from anywhere

I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

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@Claire101 If you want to send texts and emojis, download WhatsApp and tell your friends in Australia to download the app too. Texting, sending emojis, calling, and video calls are absolutely free over WiFi to anywhere.

I DO NOT WORK FOR O2



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