How to Check Prepaid Meter Balance in Nigeria

how to check prepaid meter balance

If you’re looking for how to check prepaid meter balance in Nigeria, you’ve come to the right place. This guide will provide you with valuable insights into how you can conveniently monitor your prepaid meter balance, whether you’re under the service of JED, AEDC, EKEDC, IBEDC, IKEDC, EEDC, KAEDCO, KEDCO, or PHED.

Gone are the days when you had to guess your electricity consumption or remain uncertain about your available units. You can now access this vital information with ease, regardless of your prepaid meter model or your electricity distribution company. Let’s explore the various methods to check your prepaid meter balance.

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How to Check Your Prepaid Meter Number

Before delving into how to check your prepaid meter balance, let’s first understand how to obtain your meter number. While you can usually find your meter number on the smart card that comes with your meter, what do you do if the card is not readily available when you need to purchase tokens?

Fortunately, there are specific codes you can use to retrieve your meter number directly from your prepaid meter. Please note that these codes vary based on your meter’s brand and model. Here’s a general code that works for checking meter numbers, which you can try on your meter:

  • Press “65,” followed by the blue or green button.
  • Your meter number will be displayed on the screen.

However, some prepaid meter models have unique codes for checking the balance:

  • For Conlog models 041 and 042, press #4#, and your meter number will be displayed.
  • Mojec prepaid meter models 450 and 457 require you to press 100 and the ‘ENTER’ button, while the Mojec 021 models use 10 and the ‘ENTER’ button.
  • Hexing prepaid meter models 142 and 140 can be checked by pressing 804 and hitting the ‘ENTER’ button.
  • Momas prepaid meter model 621 uses the same code: 804 and the ‘ENTER’ button.
  • Landis & GYR prepaid meter models 071 and 070 employ the code 025 and the ‘ENTER’ button to display the meter number.

As long as you use the correct code for your specific prepaid meter, you’ll easily retrieve your meter number to purchase tokens.

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How to Check Balance on Ikeja Electric Prepaid Meter online

For those seeking to check their prepaid meter balance online, different prepaid meter codes can be used:

“07” works on numerous prepaid meter models to check your balance under Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company.
For EDMI prepaid meters, pressing “35” followed by the ‘ENTER’ key will display your remaining balance.

How to Check Prepaid Meter Balance on Mojec

Checking your balance on Mojec prepaid meters is straightforward and works for both single-phase and three-phase prepaid meters. Here’s the method:

  • Connect the User Interface Unit (UIU).
  • Press “009” and the ‘ENTER’ key.
  • Wait for a moment, and your unit balance will be displayed on the screen.

Read more: Everything You Need to Know About Mojec Prepaid Meter 

How to Check Prepaid Meter Balance on Phone

While there isn’t a code to check your prepaid meter balance online or via phone, you can easily check your balance directly on your meter:

  • Press “07” on your meter.
  • Your prepaid meter balance will be displayed shortly.

How to check Conlog Prepaid Meter Balance

Many Nigerians use Conlog prepaid meters, and while the general code for checking prepaid meter balances may not work on all models, you can follow these steps to check the balance on Conlog prepaid meters:

  • Press “#009#,” followed by the ‘ENTER’ button (blue).
  • Wait for a few seconds, and your prepaid meter balance will be displayed.

Read more: Everything You Need to Know About Conlog Prepaid Meter

How to Check PHCN Prepaid Meter Balance

All prepaid meters from the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), now known as the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), have specific codes for checking the balance. If you’re wondering how many units you have left, follow these steps:

  • Press “07” and then the ‘ENTER’ button (blue).
  • Your prepaid meter balance will appear in a format such as ‘120.55.’

With these codes, you can easily check your prepaid meter balance, whether you are looking to check BPDP prepaid meter balance, IBEDC prepaid meter balance, or any other prepaid meter provider.

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In conclusion, with this guide, you now have the knowledge on how to check prepaid meter balance efficiently. This information empowers you to avoid running out of prepaid meter units when you need them the most. If you have any more questions or require further assistance in checking your prepaid meter balance, feel free to ask in the comment section.

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