How To Refill a Postage Meter

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Modern postage meters are digital which means that they can be refilled easily online. This means businesses are no longer required to refill postage by phone.

Each postage meter manufacturer has its own software that can be used to refill the meter quickly and easily. Below, we explain how each of the major suppliers facilitates postage meter refills.

Pitney Bowes

Pitney Bowes is one of the biggest postage meter suppliers in the world and as a result of their expertise, it’s quick and easy to add more postage to your Pitney Bowes postage meter.

To check the current account balance, simply press the available funds key on your meter or view your account at

If you do need to refill the postage, then you will need to connect your meter to the PB data center after which a series of prompts will appear on the display panel to allow you to download the postage.

You can add funds to your account through credit extended by Pitney Bowes which will trigger a monthly invoice, or by operating a prepaid balance on your account.

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Quadient (formerly Neopost) is another of the top suppliers of postage meters worldwide. Custom software makes it simple to add more postage when you run out.

Quadient utilizes its unique Credifon software to allow users to refill their postage. As a result of this simple-to-use software, the entire process takes less than a minute.

To update postage, users simply use the modem link to connect to Quadient, enter their PIN and select the value of credit they wish to add.

If for any reason you do not wish to use this method, the company also operate a phone line through which funds can be added.

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FP Refill

FP offer some of the most technically advanced postage meter machines on the market. Their online refill system is easy to use, making FP a great choice for many businesses.

FP operate an online refill system which is accessible 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Users simply connect through the key on the operating screen, choose the amount of credit they want and enter a unique PIN and the machine is updated straight away.

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Dan’s a Senior Writer at Expert Market, specialising in digital marketing, web design, and photocopiers, amongst other topics.
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Heleana Neil, Business Services editor
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