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In this technology era, it will not be ideal to join those that wants to deposit or withdraw in bank or join those on queue at PHCN office to resolve other issues just to recharge your prepaid meter.  Prepaid meters is an advance methodology of measuring electricity usage, so why won't they work to utilize the meter to work with advance methodology of making payments? 

Normally, if you have a prepaid meter in your house, it should be noted that the company will bill you for the amount of energy that you've used in the previous quarter or month.

You don't have to queue up to recharge your meter.. Just like you don't have to go out to purchase recharge card. 

If you have a shop, you can turn this into business by helping people to recharge their prepaid meter with your own charges attached. By the end of the month, you will be able to make something 

We will discuss below, two major methods of recharging your Prepaid meter.  You are free to ask your questions below using the reply.


>>A Smartphone or PC

>>Internet Connection

>>ATM card

How Can I Recharge my Prepaid Meter Online?

Method One. 

1. From your smartphone or PC, go to

2. Select your electricity distribution company from the available choices below by clicking on the company's logo. There is EKEDC, IKEDC, PH, IBEDC, YOEDC, etc. Just select the appropriate company, you can know that from your prepaid card. 

3. Fill in your account details, this includes your plan type, the meter no, email, your phone number (where your token will be sent) and the desired Naira amount. Click 'Continue' to verify the details.

4. Once your account details have been successfully verified, you will be redirected to a secure page to enter your card information. Your meter token will be sent after successful payment.

5. Enter the 20 digits tokens that will be sent to your phone on your prepaid meter and press # key to confirm it.

Your Prepaid meter will be recharged and that is all.

Method Two

Using your bank mobile app or official website. 

1. Visit your bank’s official website or use your phone and launch the mobile app (if they have it).

2. Use your username and password to log in to your account.

3. Find a menu that is dedicated to paying bills.

4. Find and select appropriate company 

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5. Enter all the needed credentials - your meter number, the amount you are purchasing, email and other required details.

Check twice and verify your meter number, put it down on paper, so you won’t make any mistakes. If you are not around it, then ask someone to check it - it is important that you get it right. 

6. If the Online Transaction Password is necessary, then enter it.

7. Check if all the information is correct, then hit the confirm button.

8. Check the number of your online transaction token and enter it in the right field.

On successful payment confirmation, an email and token will be sent to your phone containing 20 digits numbers, enter it on your prepaid meter and press the # tag to key it in.

Congratulations! Your prepaid meter is now fully recharged.

If you have any issues recharging using any of the methods, kindly,share with us and we will help you approach the appropriate body to resolve it as soon as possible.