This is a service that enables you to send and receive text messages of up to 70 full-size characters (up to 160 characters when text input in the SMS settings is configured to English input mode) to DOCOMO FOMA/Xi phone numbers or non-DOCOMO mobile phone numbers. The destination is designated by the phone number so even when you don't know the other person's mail address, you can send a message.
SMS messages from iPhone that include pictograms may not be displayed correctly if sent or received by non-DOCOMO carriers.
Application : Not Required
Monthly Charge : Free
Simply use the phone number as the address
The address is the phone number of the DOCOMO FOMA/Xi phone or non-DOCOMO mobile phone.
Use Delivery Notice to make sure your messages were delivered
You can receive a notification to confirm your messages were delivered to the other party's FOMA/Xi handset.
- Delivery Notice needs to be set in advance. Please see the user's manual of your FOMA/Xi handset for how to set Delivery Notice.
- Delivery Notice may not respond properly when a message is sent to a model not compatible with Delivery Notice or sent to a non-DOCOMO mobile phone number.
Usage and Setting Procedures
Please check the PDF for details on and how to use this service.
Short Message Service (SMS) (PDF format:187KB)
Contents as of Jan 2014.
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View details on the Short Message Service (SMS).
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