Meralco bill using gcash is available online with the fastest transaction and avoids wasting time in their payment centers. This article will explain the complete method and easy-to-follow guide.
During the pandemic, a lot of Filipino people do many things online. Either online shopping, purchasing food, or paying their bills online. Online transaction is one of the easiest ways to pay for products online. However, most people are new to this kind of process.
In 2020, when the pandemic hit our country, many Filipino people struggled to pay their bills in any payment centers due to total lockdown and fear of getting in close contact with each other.
It is one of the reasons why it is a big challenge for us to pay our monthly bills because of the total lockdown in the affected area.
Additionally, many business establishments partners are also closed during that time. These are the reason why our Meralco bills start to accumulate monthly.
However, there are some ways to pay the Meralco bill online. Like paying the bills in Shopee, PayMaya, Grabpay, and others. One of these is paying the Meralco bill using GCash.
The easy process and sample for paying the Meralco bills using GCash will help lessen the stress of falling in line in their business establishment or any bayad centers.
8 EASY STEPS TO PAY MERALCO BILL USING GCASH QUICK GUIDE & TIPS
STEP 1: Log in to the GCash Account and enter the assigned “4-digit MPIN“.
STEP 2: Check the available balance and “Tap” the “Pay Bills.”
Step 3: Find and select “Electric Utilities.”
Step 4: Under the Electric Utilities, Find or search the “MERALCO.”
Step 5: Under the payment details, “Scan” your “Customer Account Number (CAN).”
Step 6: Input all the required information such as “Billing Amount” and “Email Address.”
Step 7: Choose the “Payment Source” in the GCash Application. (GCash or GCredit)
Step 8: Lastly, the system will notify this message “Successfully Paid your Meralco Bill.”
All the details that reflect in the last part are essential. Just keep it as a reference.
STEP-BY-STEP FOR PAYING THE MERALCO BILL USING GCASH ONLINE. (WITH PICTURE)
1. Enter the GCASH MPIN
Enter the correct mobile number registered in the GCash account and “log in to your 4-digit MPIN.” Make sure to enter the correct MPIN to avoid reaching three allowed login attempts failed that will cause blocking of the account.
2. Tap the Bills
In GCash Dashboard will show the available balance. Ensure to check is enough before proceeding to the payment option of the Meralco bill. Now, select the “Bills” option in the GCash menu.
3. Tap the Electric Utilities
In the “Categories,” find and select “Electric Utilities.”
It can also save and add the Meralco account as favorite billers to remember the Meralco account details.
4. Search for the Meralco
Find and search the Meralco bills payment by scrolling down on the screen or manually searching the Meralco’s name in the search bar.
Note: Meralco bill using GCash payment also accept GCredit and Ginsure Bill Protect.
5. Scan The Meralco Bill Barcode
“Scan the Barcode” indicated in your Meralco bill using GCash. The application will read the scanned barcode and automatically save the Customer Account Number (CAN).
6. Enter the Meralco Payment Details
Complete the details under the Meralco payment biller, such as (CAN) Customer Account Number, the electric bill amount, and your registered email address. Then “Tap” the “Next” button to proceed to the next page.
“Uncheck” the box for not paying the GInsure Bill Protect or “Check” the GInsure Bill Protect to agree.
Lastly, GCash will ask for GInsure Bill Protect Confirmation to proceed and “Get the Bill Protected” or “Just Pay the Bill” without the protection.
7. Meralco Payment Confirmation
Suppose everything in the Meralco Payment details is correctly entered, including the approval or disapproval of the GInsurance Bill Protect. In that case, GCash will show the last confirmation of more information in the Meralco bill payment. Ensure that all the details are correct. Otherwise, “Tap” the back option to correct the incorrect information again.
8. Successfully Received the Payment For Meralco
The payment of the Meralco Bill using GCash will be processed, and it will notify the bills of payment in Meralco are complete.
On this page, screenshot the details shown on the mobile as proof that the transaction is complete. (You must have a reference). It also acts as a digital receipt that can provide if it has encountered a problem in the Meralco Bills account.
It is an advantage to pay the electric bills online. It lessens the time and effort while the technology keeps growing. Many mobile applications offer their services to pay the bills monthly.
However, the disadvantage of this method is the system delay and the processing time of the transaction. As per the GCash, the process takes 24 hours, or the worst is 2-3 days.
What if the GCash system conducts monthly maintenance or has a problem with their system and the Meralco bill has a disconnection notice?. It is better to pay it directly to any Meralco payment center.