SMS Character Set

SMS Character Set Compatibility

The list of supported characters is part of the GSM 7-bit default alphabet, which can be found here:

HEX
Character Name
Character
ISO-8859-1 Hex

0x00

COMMERCIAL AT

@

40

0X01

POUND SIGN

£

A3

0X02

DOLLAR SIGN

$

24

0X03

YEN SIGN

¥

A5

0X04

LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH GRAVE

è

E8

0X05

LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH ACUTE

é

E9

0X06

LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH GRAVE

ù

F9

0X07

LATIN SMALL LETTER I WITH GRAVE

ì

EC

0X08

LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH GRAVE

ò

F2

0X09

LATIN SMALL LETTER C WITH CEDILLA (changed case)

Ç

C7

0X0A

LINE FEED

A

0X0B

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER O WITH STROKE

Ø

D8

0X0C

LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH STROKE

ø

F8

0X0D

Carriage Return

D

0X0E

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A WITH RING ABOVE

Å

C5

0X0F

LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH RING ABOVE

å

E5

0X10

GREEK CAPITAL LETTER DELTA

Δ

0X11

LOW LINE

_

5F

0X12

GREEK CAPITAL LETTER PHI

Φ

0X13

GREEK CAPITAL LETTER GAMMA

Γ

0X14

GREEK CAPITAL LETTER LAMBDA

Λ

0X15

GREEK CAPITAL LETTER OMEGA

Ω

0X16

GREEK CAPITAL LETTER PI

Π

0X17

GREEK CAPITAL LETTER PSI

Ψ

0X18

GREEK CAPITAL LETTER SIGMA

Σ

0X19

GREEK CAPITAL LETTER THETA

Θ

0X1A

GREEK CAPITAL LETTER XI

Ξ

0X1B

ESCAPE TO EXTENSION TABLE

0X1B0A

CIRCUMFLEX ACCENT

^

5E

0X1B14

LEFT CURLY BRACKET

{

7B

0X1B28

RIGHT CURLY BRACKET

}

7D

0X1B29

REVERSE SOLIDUS (BACKSLASH)

\

5C

0X1B2F

LEFT SQUARE BRACKET

[

5B

0X1B3C

TILDE

~

7E

0X1B3D

RIGHT SQUARE BRACKET

]

5D

0X1B40

VERTICAL BAR

|

7C

0X1B65

EURO SIGN

A4

0X1C

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER AE

Æ

C6

0X1D

LATIN SMALL LETTER AE

æ

E6

0X1E

LATIN SMALL LETTER SHARP S (German)

ß

DF

0X1F

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER E WITH ACUTE

É

C9

0X20

SPACE

20

0X21

EXCLAMATION MARK

!

21

0X22

QUOTATION MARK

22

0X23

NUMBER SIGN

#

23

0X25

PERCENT SIGN

%

25

0X26

AMPERSAND

&

26

0X27

APOSTROPHE

27

0X28

LEFT PARENTHESIS

(

28

0X29

RIGHT PARENTHESIS

)

29

0X2A

ASTERISK

*

2A

0X2B

PLUS SIGN

+

2B

0X2C

COMMA

,

2C

0X2D

HYPHEN-MINUS

-

2D

0X2E

FULL STOP

.

2E

0X2F

SOLIDUS (SLASH)

/

2F

0X30

DIGIT ZERO

0

30

0X31

DIGIT ONE

1

31

0X32

DIGIT TWO

2

32

0X33

DIGIT THREE

3

33

0X34

DIGIT FOUR

4

34

0X35

DIGIT FIVE

5

35

0X36

DIGIT SIX

6

36

0X37

DIGIT SEVEN

7

37

0X38

DIGIT EIGHT

8

38

0X39

DIGIT NINE

9

39

0X3A

COLON

:

3A

0X3B

SEMICOLON

;

3B

0X3C

LESS-THAN SIGN

<

3C

0X3D

EQUALS SIGN

=

3D

0X3E

GREATER-THAN SIGN

>

3E

0X3F

QUESTION MARK

?

3F

0X40

INVERTED EXCLAMATION MARK

¡

A1

0X41

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A

A

41

0X42

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER B

B

42

0X43

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER C

C

43

0X44

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER D

D

44

0X45

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER E

E

45

0X46

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER F

F

46

0X47

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER G

G

47

0X48

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER H

H

48

0X49

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER I

I

49

0X4A

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER J

J

4A

0X4B

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER K

K

4B

0X4C

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER L

L

4C

0X4D

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER M

M

4D

0X4E

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER N

N

4E

0X4F

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER O

O

4F

0X50

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER P

P

50

0X51

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Q

Q

51

0X52

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER R

R

52

0X53

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER S

S

53

0X54

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER T

T

54

0X55

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER U

U

55

0X56

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER V

V

56

0X57

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER W

W

57

0X58

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER X

X

58

0X59

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Y

Y

59

0X5A

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Z

Z

5A

0X5B

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A WITH DIAERESIS

Ä

C4

0X5C

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER O WITH DIAERESIS

Ö

D6

0X5D

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER N WITH TILDE

Ñ

D1

0X5E

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER U WITH DIAERESIS

Ü

DC

0X5F

SECTION SIGN

§

A7

0X60

INVERTED QUESTION MARK

¿

BF

0X61

LATIN SMALL LETTER A

a

61

0X62

LATIN SMALL LETTER B

b

62

0X63

LATIN SMALL LETTER C

c

63

0X64

LATIN SMALL LETTER D

d

64

0X65

LATIN SMALL LETTER E

e

65

0X66

LATIN SMALL LETTER F

f

66

0X67

LATIN SMALL LETTER G

g

67

0X68

LATIN SMALL LETTER H

h

68

0X69

LATIN SMALL LETTER I

i

69

0X6A

LATIN SMALL LETTER J

j

6A

0X6B

LATIN SMALL LETTER K

k

6B

0X6C

LATIN SMALL LETTER L

l

6C

0X6D

LATIN SMALL LETTER M

m

6D

0X6E

LATIN SMALL LETTER N

n

6E

0X6F

LATIN SMALL LETTER O

o

6F

0X70

LATIN SMALL LETTER P

p

70

0X71

LATIN SMALL LETTER Q

q

71

0X72

LATIN SMALL LETTER R

r

72

0X73

LATIN SMALL LETTER S

s

73

0X74

LATIN SMALL LETTER T

t

74

0X75

LATIN SMALL LETTER U

u

75

0X76

LATIN SMALL LETTER V

v

76

0X77

LATIN SMALL LETTER W

w

77

0X78

LATIN SMALL LETTER X

x

78

0X79

LATIN SMALL LETTER Y

y

79

0X7A

LATIN SMALL LETTER Z

z

7A

0X7B

LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH DIAERESIS

ä

E4

0X7C

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER O WITH DIAERESIS

ö

F6

0X7D

LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH DIAERESIS

ñ

F1

0X7E

LATIN SMALL LETTER N WITH TILDE

ü

FC

0X7F

LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH DIAERESIS

à

E0

Certain characters in the GSM 7 bit are 14 bit, and therefore count as double in the length of the SMS. These include:

^

{

}

\

[

~

]

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SMS Character Set


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