Available SoftBank mail services depend on handset model. Please check which services are available for your handset.
From July 13, 2011, SMS messages can be sent to/received from mobile phone devices other than SoftBank and Disney Mobile on SoftBank handsets.
|Specifications||Message size: 140 bytes||Maximum data volume: 300 KB *
|Fees||Receiving: No fee
Sending: ¥3.15/message *1
|A subscription to S! Basic Pack ¥315/month is required to use S! Mail (MMS).
Fees vary depending on plan.
See White Plan
Amounts shown include consumption tax.
- *1 White Plan subscribers can send SMS messages to SoftBank and Disney Mobile on SoftBank at no charge. Sending SMS messages to a Mimamori Camera costs ¥3.15/message.
SMS is a service that provides messaging between phone numbers. Sending and receiving SMS messages are free of charge between
SoftBank handsets (for White Plan and Gold Plan subscribers).
SMS messages received from other carriers are free of charge *1.
|Delivery Confirmation||Before sending a message, activate Delivery Report to receive confirmation upon successful delivery *2.|
|Retry Function||When the Center receives an undeliverable message, delivery is attempted at regular intervals until successful or delivery time expires. When recipient's handset is off or out-of-range, messages are delivered upon recipient re-entering service area without having to retrieve manually *3.|
|Automatic Sorting||On handset, customize or create message folders to automatically sort incoming/outgoing messages by sender/recipient address. Alternatively, designate Subject field text to sort S! Mail, or Message field text to sort SMS.|
|Pictographs||Express feelings beyond text with pictographs *4.
Select from 471 pictographs and animated pictographs.
|International Use||Apply for Global Roaming Service to use International SMS when outside Japan.|
- *1 Sending SMS messages costs ¥3.15/message.
- *2 Not available for messages sent to multiple addresses. Maximum message length varies depending on handset model. Service providers outside Japan may not support SMS.
- *3 SMS expiry is 72 hours; 24 hours under some network conditions. Undeliverable messages are deleted.
- *4 Displayable pictographs/animated pictographs vary depending on handset model.
Send Sha-Mail and Movie Sha-Mail and enjoy the Mail Art Function worldwide!
|Movie Sha-mail||Shoot and send video clips with sound.
|Mail Art Function||Create and send exciting mail slides.
|Sha-mail||Shoot and send still pictures anytime, anywhere.
|Pictographs||Express feelings with pictographs *2. Express feelings beyond text with pictographs *3.
|Overseas Use||Can be used in Japan and overseas.
|Useful and Convenient Functions||
Phone Number Mail
Delivery Confirmation Notice
- *1 May not be available for some models.
- *2 The number of displayable pictographs differs depending on the model.
- *3 When pictographs are sent to non-compatible models the icons will not display properly.
- *4 When sent to other SoftBank handsets. Not available for mail sent to multiple addresses.