CenturyLink Inc is the third largest telecommunications company in United States only after AT&T and Verizon. Established in the year 1968, and after going through a myriad of transitions, it is now a member of S&P 500 index. Earlier, it was also known as Central Telephone and Electronics,
Century Telephone Enterprises and, lastly, CenturyTel. CenturyLink now boasts of more than 47,000 employees and an operating capital of more than billion dollars.
Like all its competitors CenturyLink is also dedicated to keep its services straight and updated. Like AT&T and Verizon, CenturyLink also provides online bill payment options through Www.CenturyLink.com. A majority of CenturyLink users are using the online services which perfectly complement its offline services.
Here is a guide to help you sign up on CenturyLink, make an account and pay your bills online besides enjoying other services.
Go to the official website of CenturyLink; that is Www.CenturyLink.com. You will visit a website like the one in the picture below.
Just main horizontal navigation contains three tabs: Shop, My Account and Support. Click on the My Account to go to the login page of CenturyLink. This page is itself known as My Account. You can login if you already have a My Account username and password. If you don’t have one, you need to register yourself first.
Click on the green button titled Enroll Now. A pop-up will appear. This pop-up prompts you to enter your phone number or account number. CenturyLink asks it because the company is going through a merger with Qwest. It is an attempt to combine the two systems. Providing your phone or account number helps them to determine your enrolment location. If you are having trouble in finding your account number, check the top row of the first page of your CenturyLink bill.
Click on Go, create a username and a secure password, and your account is registered.
Now, go to the login page again and enter your login credentials to continue. The dashboard is very simple and self explanatory. Go to the pay your bill section, enter the amount you wish to pay, enter your payment information and cross-check it all before making the final payment. My Account at Www.CenturyLink.com supports payment from online banking of major banks, credit cards and debit cards. Exactly! The whole process is as simple as that.
Quick Bill Pay
There is one other way to pay bill online. It’s called Quick Bill Pay. It is a quick way to pay your one-time bills online. Click on the green link Quick Bill Pay in the right-most main horizontal navigation bar. You will be directly taken to the payment page.
Enter the billing phone number or the account number, and click on Continue. Enter your payment information including payment method and amount. Click Pay and the bill is paid.
Paying your bill online is just one feature. You can view your payment and bill history as well as view your current bill amount. You can also add or edit the recurring credit card payment information and select the way in which you want to receive your bill.
The account also gives you other flexibilities. You can update your billing address, update authorized users, view your call details, and check status on your orders and repairs. Moreover, you can also file complaints regarding your services directly from My Account at Www.CenturyLink.com.
Both payment methods are equally efficient and reliable. However, you wish to pay frequently, you must opt for My Account rather than Quick Bill Pay, because it helps you keep track of your phone activity. But, in case, you don’t have time to manage your account, Quick Bill Pay is a better option.