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How to buy tokens via Mpesa

How to buy tokens via Mpesa

This article is about how to buy tokens via Mpesa. Buying tokens through Mpesa is a skill every Kenyan should master. We shall also attempt to tell you how to buy tokens via Equitel. With the rapid increase in technological knowledge, all activities now seem to be taking the digital path. If not using tokens, dont fret, we’ll let you know how to pay postpaid electricity bill using MPESA and Equitel. We now buy tokens using Mpesa or check Kenya Power bills online



How to buy tokens via Mpesa

How to buy tokens via equitel

How to pay postpaid electricity bill using Mpesa

How to pay postpaid electricity bill using equitel

how to Buy tokens without a paybill


It is a time-saving token purchasing process and a reliable way to secure electricity in our homes. This article explains step by step how to buy tokens using Mpesa, Equitel and other ways.

How to buy tokens via Mpesa


Below are the steps followed to purchase tokens via Mpesa.

  • Go to the Mpesa menu.
  • Click on Lipa na Mpesa
  • Click Payment Invoice
  • Enter the KPLC company number, which is 888880
  • Enter your account number
  • Enter the amount of money you want to purchase the tokens with
  • Enter your Mpesa PIN
  • Click Submit and wait for confirmation from Mpesa and Kenya Power.


After receiving the confirmation message, you can now load the tokens.


This is how you pay your electricity bill with Mpesa.

How to buy tokens via equitel

  • For those who use the services of the Equitel line you will also be able to pay;
  • Select Eazzy Pay in the Equitel menu
  • Select Pay Invoice from Eazzy Pay.
  • Choose the bank account number to pay from.p.g.,g 0123456789102.
  • Select company number: KPLC token.
  • Enter the number of your KPLC prepaid meter (e.g. 37168917674) and press OK
  • Enter the amount you wish to pay, which should be between Shs. 100 and shillings. 500,000.
  • Enter your Equitel PIN and press OK
    Confirm that all details are correct by pressing 1. OK


You will receive a text message confirming the transaction from Equity Bank. KPLC will then generate a valid prepaid token for your meter and send it via SMS

How to pay postpaid electricity bill using Mpesa

  • To pay your postpaid electricity bill using Mpesa, do the following:
  • Select Payment Invoice in the Mpesa menu
  • Enter Kenya Power corporate number 888888
  • Enter your new Kenya Power account number, for example 56789
  • Enter the amount you wish to pay, which should be between Kshs. 100 and 35,000
  • Enter your Mpesa PIN
  • Confirm that all data entered is correct


You will receive a transaction confirmation via SMS

How to pay postpaid electricity bill using equitel


To pay your postpaid electricity bill with Equitel, proceed as follows;

  • Select Eazzy Pay in the Equitel menu
  • Select Pay Invoice from Eazzy Pay.
  • Choose the bank account number you want to pay from, for example 67892045.
  • Select the company number: KPLC Bills (postpaid)
  • Enter your new Kenya energy meter number, for example 3456789
  • Enter the amount you wish to pay, which should be between Ksh.100 and Ksh.500,000.
  • Enter your Equitel PIN and press OK
  • Confirm that all details are correct by pressing 1. OK
  • You will receive a transaction confirmation SMS from Equity Bank.

how to Buy tokens without a paybill

  • Dial *369# FROM a Safaricom network-enabled SIM card.
  • Select option 5: KPLC.
  • Choose option 2: KPLC token.
  • Select your account from the list provided (if not available, go ahead and enter an account manually)
  • Enter your amount.

How can I find my KPLC account number?


To do this, go to your token box, enter the code 804 (Hexing) / SHENZEN (65) and then press the Enter symbol. If successful, your 11-digit account number will be displayed on the screen.

3 alternative KPLC paybill numbers to purchase tokens


One of the benefits of having organized options is that it provides a sense of security in the form of backups in case others fail.

Below is a list of alternative Paybill numbers to purchase tokens:

  • Dinamo Pawa
  • Jazapay
  • tingg

Dinamo Pawa


This is a simple, fast and secure way to buy tokens via Paybill or Whatsapp, as described in the steps below.

  • Go to Mpesa
  • Select Lipa na Mpesa
  • Select Pay invoice
  • Enter company number 800904
  • Enter your account number. “Enter your energy meter account number in Kenya.”
  • Enter the amount
  • Enter your Mpesa pin


Jazapay


This platform allows people to purchase airtime and make bill payments directly from Mpesa.

To purchase a token via Jazapay, you need to follow the following steps:

  • Dial *415# from a phone on the Safaricom network
  • Select option 2: KPLC
  • Enter your prepaid meter number (it will be automatically saved for more convenient future purchases)
  • Enter the amount (minimum 20 ksh)
  • If the confirmation data is correct, select option 1: Yes


A pop-up message from STK mpesa will ask you to enter your Mpesa PIN to complete the transaction.


tingg


This platform requires the availability of funds in a preferred wallet account to make a transaction.

A famous transaction that can be made via Tingg is purchasing KPLC tokens via Ussd or Tingg.

Buy Tingg token via USSD

  • Dial *369# from a Safaricom network-enabled SIM card
  • Select option 5: KPLC token
  • Select your account from the list provided (if not available, go ahead and enter an account manually)
  • Enter your amount
  • If the confirmation details are there, go ahead and select option 1 – Pay Now
  • Select option 1 for payment method as Mpesa


A pop-up menu message from Mpesa STK will ask you to enter your Mpesa pin to complete the transaction.


Purchase Tingg tokens via the app

  • Download and install Tingg app from Playstore
  • Complete the registration process by entering your phone number and entering the 4-digit activation key sent via SMS. Tap the “Power” tab.
  • Click on the ‘+’ symbol located at the bottom right. In the power menu, tap “KPLC Prepaid”.
  • Enter your meter number and tap “Get Bill.”
  • Enter the amount and select your preferred payment method, i.e. Mpesa/ Airtel/ Equitel/ Visa / DTB
  • If you don’t have sufficient funds, you can request that someone pay on your behalf by enabling the switch and entering your contact details.
  • Select CONTINUE in the pop-up message


A Mpesa STK pop-up menu message will ask you to enter your Mpesa PIN to complete the transaction.


This is an alternative payment method that allows customers to purchase prepaid tokens and postpaid electricity bills using Paybill number 501200, available on all mobile network operators.

Conclusion


Following any of the above-mentioned steps when paying for KPLC tokens will ensure a successful transaction and you can enjoy KPLC services. With the points highlighted above you will also be able to know what you need to buy tokens.

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