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text messaging overview

Send messages quickly and easily using text. If it's too noisy to talk or you don't have much time then send a text.

Text Messaging is automatically available to all Orange customers with a compatible phone.

  • ideal for times when you don't want to disturb someone
  • send messages quickly and easily
  • you can even add a picture if your phone allows
  • send text messages from the UK to other countries and send them while you're abroad
  • predictive text, if your phone has it, is a great way to save time when you're writing longer messages

Orange customers can also send text messages to landline numbers that start with 01 or 02. The landline will ring and when answered, your text message will be read out. The usual voice is female, but you can choose to have the message read with a male voice by putting the characters *m# at the beginning of your text.

Texts to UK landlines are charged at your standard mobile to mobile service plan text rate.

Some landline customers can choose not to receive text messages in this way. You can confirm this with your landline service provider.
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