How many characters may I include in a text message? Melissa Carron May 03, 2018 19:53 Updated Follow A standard text message is limited to 160 characters. Characters means letters, numbers, spaces, symbols and punctuation. Related articles Do you offer international messaging? Do my contacts pay to receive text messages? Can I collect numbers on my website? Do I need to posses any technical knowledge/skills? Pasted Text Doesn't Appear Correctly Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.