In the Philippines, GCash, besides sending money, became the favourite app for bill payments. You can pay your electricity bills by using GCash. Do you want to know How to Pay Meralco using GCash?
GCash provides a direct interface for paying the Meralco Electricity bills. No need to get in the car, get stuck in traffic or waste fuel and energy to go to banks just for Meralco bill payment when you have the facility to pay it through the GCash app.
The steps of paying Meralco using GCash are in the article below. You only need the amount in your GCash wallet and follow these steps. And you are good to go!
Let me tell you more about Meralco.
What Do You Know About Meralco?
Meralco refers to Manila Electric Railroad And Light Company. Now Meralco is working as the most prominent electric distributor company in the Philippines. These are the areas where Meralco service is provided; the National Capital and other adjacent province like Bulacan, Cavite, etc.
Meralco offers service to regions like Laguna and Batangas, but they also have their electric power stations. Aside from Meralco, the Philippines have different electric distributors such as Benguet Electric Cooperative, La Union Electric Company, Aklan Electric Cooperative, and Dinagat Electric Cooperative.
Steps To Pay Meralco Using GCash:
Here’s the step-by-step guide to pay Meralco using GCash.
- Enter MPIN:
Once you open the GCash app, it demands a 4-digit MPIN; enter the pin code.
- Determine Gcash Wallet Amount:
Ensure you have enough amount to pay the bill in your GCash wallet. Then tap on the Pay Bills icon.
- Find The Electricity Utility Icon
Look for the Electric utility option. It will display the list of all the electricity distributors in the country.
- Select Meralco From The Utility Icon List:
Scroll and look for Meralco. You can mark the selected option. The heart represents the favourites. It will help you to find Meralco the next time for Payment.
- Enter Payment Details:
As you click on Meralco, it will move you to the page where you need to provide the payment details. As per the recent update, there is no need for MRN for the Meralco bill payment. Just enter the account number and the money you need to pay.
- Recheck And Submit; Payment Successful:
Double check the payment detail. To receive a confirmational message, enter your Email. When you are sure that the amount you enter is correct, Click “NEXT.” And you are done!
You will receive the notification on the app screen for Payment. It will determine that the Payment is successful.
How Do You Save Meralco As A Favourite To GCash?
Here is the guideline that briefs you on how you can save Meralco as a favourite to GCash:
- Login in GCash and click “Bills”.
- Click “Add Billers”
- In a search bar, look for the Meralco Utility Icon.
- Enter the CAN (customer account number), email address, and the name you want to add. It helps in searching. The amount filed is optional; it’s best to skip it as you don’t know the monthly amount. Set the reminder for a monthly payment that helps you in reminding. Click on Save after making changes.
- For once, go to the bill section and notice the save favourite Meralco account. Just tap on it if you want to make a payment. No need to input CAN and email addresses over and over. Just put the amount for the bill payment.
Where Can You Find Meralco CAN?
According to the recent bill, CAN (Customer Account Number) is at the bottom, on the right side of the front page of the Meralco bill.
How Do You Check Meralco Barcode?
The Meralco bar code contains the account detail as payment details. It’s at the bottom, on the left side of the bill.
Do You Need MRN For Paying Through Gcash?
Meralco has modified the bill. You don’t need to remember 26-digit MIN; get the 10-digit CAN, and you’re good.
How Long Does The Payment Take To Be Posted?
A Meralco bill payment using GCash takes 24 hours until it will notify you about a successful Payment.
Can The Meralco Bill Be Paid After The Due Date Using Gcash?
Yes, the Meralco bill can be paid using GCash even after the due date as long as you don’t get the disconnection notice. You can also settle the bill through the official Meralco app.
Can The Meralco Bill Pay After The Disconnection Notice?
Yes, paying the bill after the disconnection notice can be possible. But GCash doesn’t support this and asks the user to settle the bill with the official Meralco app.
Meralco is the biggest electricity distributor in the country, and its bills are paid from mobile phones using the GCash app. GCash is the app through which you can pay your bills & loans. The guideline for paying Meralco bills using GCash is described in the above article.
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