I can't establish whether it's a "phone thing" or a "network thing". I've also tried RemoteSMS Pro from my PC to see if this gets around the limit but am having to wait until I get a bill - I'll let you know
Last edited by BigIan; 09-16-2012 at 09:24 AM. Reason: can't spell
Here's a quick update, my Orange bill came today, and the 3 MMS's were still on it, so I rang them and spoke to Jean, she said they'd credit me back the cost of them on this occasion.
However, she also said that it's the phone that changes the SMS into a MMS not the network - now I'm really confused.
On the upside RemoteSMS Pro does get around this issue, a long text is shown on my bill as multiple single texts sent at the same time.
It is the software that forces the change from sms to mms, some custom roms have a workaround built in to avoid this.
The BIGsms app also get round the problem, and offers some explanation:
And as TT said, some custom roms have a workaround.
I'm using this Jelly Bean rom from Wanam based on the first official release (LIB) that does exactly that:
Last edited by greenman; 09-27-2012 at 10:35 AM.
my wife had this problem,solved by going to messages,settings,input mode and changing to gsm alphabet(was set to unicode)
mine is set to gsm alphabet and still does it.
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