by keith3 Contributor
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How do I set phone to only send standard text messages not mms

How do I set phone to only send standard text as I don't want to be charged extra for mms texts. 

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by Grand Master
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Re: How do I set phone to only send standard text messages not mms

@keith3  Do not send pictures or emojis and do not send text messages to many people at the same time ( Group messages )   And some devices when sending a text that has more than 160  characters change that text message to a MMS so keep your text messages below 160 characters, blank spaces are counted as a character 

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by Grand Master
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Re: How do I set phone to only send standard text messages not mms

Which phone? Which version of Android?

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by Grand Master
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Re: How do I set phone to only send standard text messages not mms

Hi @keith3

 

You cannot totally disable them. Unfortunately it's down to your own self control. 

 

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by Grand Master
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Re: How do I set phone to only send standard text messages not mms

@Northerner: Can't we set Messenger Settings / Multimedia Msgs / Set Restrictions to Restricted or even Warn?

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by Grand Master
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Re: How do I set phone to only send standard text messages not mms

@keith3  Do not send pictures or emojis and do not send text messages to many people at the same time ( Group messages )   And some devices when sending a text that has more than 160  characters change that text message to a MMS so keep your text messages below 160 characters, blank spaces are counted as a character 

by Grand Master
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Re: How do I set phone to only send standard text messages not mms

@XRaySpeX

 

Yes you can, but you can still send them even with those settings. The only way to avoid incurring the charges us to use self control and not send the messages.

 

Thanks. 




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by Grand Master
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Re: How do I set phone to only send standard text messages not mms

@Northerner: Don't those settings at least prompt you if you really want to send when you can then back out? If not, what do they do?

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