Tip of the Week: Avoid Special Characters in SMS

Special characters in SMS can cause your message to bloat, potentially splitting it into two incomplete messages. That’s why it’s best practice to avoid them all together.

Ushur recommends ensuring that the text encoding is GSM-7 for full compatibility with mobile operators. This link provides a bit more detailed info on the encoding aspects.

If you’d like to see more best practices around SMS, check out full guide here!