You can create a conference with other parties using the phone’s local conference feature.  


Hosting Conference Calls

You can set up a conference in one of two ways:

  • Using the Conf soft key.
  • Using the Join soft key, if you have an active call and one call on hold (on the same or another Line Key).


To set up a conference call using the Conf soft key: 

1. Call the first party.

2. Press Conf soft key to create a new call.
The active call is placed on hold.

3. Call the second party.
4. When the second party answers, press the Conf soft key again to join all parties in the conference.


To set up a conference call using the Join soft key:

When you are in an active call:

  • If you have one call on hold (on the same line or other line), use the Down arrow key to go to the call on hold, then press the Join soft key. A conference is created with the active call, the call on hold and yourself.
  • If you have more than one call on hold, use Up and Down arrow keys to switch to the desired call on hold, press the Join soft key.A conference is created with the active call, the call on hold and yourself.


Splitting Conference Calls

When a conference is established, a Split soft key is available. When you split a conference, you end the conference and place all parties on hold. The Split soft key is available during conference calls, and when a conference call is on hold.


To split a conference call:

Press the Split soft key to split the conference.
Both parties will be on hold.


Holding and Resuming Conference Calls

When you place a conference call on hold, you place all other conference participants on hold.


To place a conference call on hold:

During a conference call, press the Hold soft key.
The other participants in the conference call are placed on hold.
To resume the conference call, press the Resume soft key.


Ending Conference Calls

You can end a conference, and your connection to the other participants, by pressing the EndCall soft  key. By default, when you press the EndCall soft key, the other participants remain connected.


To end a conference call:

Press the EndCall soft key or hang up.
The other parties will continue to be connected.