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How Does SMS and MMS Differ?

GetFiveStars offers two SMS messaging options: Text without an image (SMS) and text with an image (MMS).

Text without image – SMS:

A SMS (Short Message Service) can contain only text, has a limit of 160 characters, and costs one SMS credit. The Feedback URL, customer name, and unsubscribe text, have automatically been deducted from the total character count.

Text with image – MMS:

A MMS (Multimedia Message Service) can contain one image, has a limit of 240 characters and costs two SMS credits. The Feedback URL, customer name, and unsubscribe text, have automatically been deducted from the total character count.

SMS Example
SMS example
MMS example
MMS example

For best results: use an image with a file size under 4.5MB. The following image formats are supported: PNG, JPEG & GIF

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