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 my contacts pay to receive text messages? Do I pay for text messages that my recipients do not receive? How long may I save my purchased Credits? Do you charge any fees? Am I required to sign a monthly contract? How much do text messages cost to send using Group Texting? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.