Do you wish to find out how to reset a Conlog prepaid electricity meter? Conlog meters are in common use in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and in other parts of the globe. However, like everything else electricity, these meters are not infallible. We have previously written on the Conlog prepaid meter problems. A lot of people encounter errors while using these meters. The most common is probably the connection error that stops you from recharging your meter. To resolve this and other errors, you may need to reset your meter. But how do you do that?
Conlog prepaid meter reset
The following is how to reset your Conlog prepaid electricity meter;
- If you have a connection error, you can clear it by resetting your Conlog meter. First you need to press on the back arrow on the device. Next, type in #75# to check your signal strength. After this, dial #80# to refresh the meter. From there, dial #36# to reset the meter.
- If you wish to reset the consumption counter on a Conlog meter, you can do so by pressing #044# on the device. This resets your consumption to 0.
Why reset a Conlog prepaid meter
That’s how to reset your Conlog prepaid electricity meter. But why would you need to do this. We have already hinted at some of the instances where it becomes necessary to do this.
In the first place, you may wish to do it if you are having an issue getting the device connected to the network. That’s a problem because you need this connection to carry out various commands on your meter.
These commands include checking your balance and topping up your electricity. If you are unable to do this due to a connection error, the above steps will help you. Resetting your Conlog meter removes that error.
Another instances that we covered in this article is one where you wish to clear the consumption counter on your Conlog meter. That may be necessary in order to start afresh.
After a while, the counter stops making sense. So, you may wish to reset it so you can monitor consumption from that point in time. That’s important when using prepaid electricity meters.
In this article, we showed you how to do a Conlog prepaid meter reset. It was noted that there are several situations where you may find yourself having to do this, including in the event that you have run into problems with the meter. Resetting allows you to start afresh, meaning you will be able to use the meter without issues.