To set up a conference call:
Note: You can either dial the phone number directly or search for the number in the Contact Directory or Call Lists.
Note: If configured for single key-press conferences, you do not need to press the Confrnc soft key again.
Managing Conference Calls
To manage a conference call:
- To add a new party, press the Add soft key.
Call another party as you would using the Confrnc soft key (outside the conference management feature).
The other parties are put on hold. After the new party answers, press the More soft key, and then the Confrnc soft key again to join all parties in the conference.
- To mute a party, select the party, then press the Far Mute soft key.
The muted party can hear all parties, but no party can hear the muted party.
If you press instead of the Far Mute soft key, all other parties can hear each other, but they cannot hear you.
Press the UnMute soft key to un-mute the party.
- To place a party on hold, select the party, and then press the Hold soft key.
The held party cannot hear any parties and no party can hear the held party.
Press the Resume soft key to return the party to the conference.
If the held party presses on their phone, the party will remain on hold within the conference even if you press the Resume soft key.
- To remove a party from the conference, press the Remove soft key.
The party is removed from the conference. To return the party to the conference, press the Add soft key (see the first optional step above).
- To perform other actions, press the More soft key.
Press the Info soft key to view more information about the selected party.
Press the Back soft key to exit the conference management feature.
Adding Parties to Conference Calls
To add a party to a conference call using the Join soft key:
Note: If configured for local conference hold, the other parties in the conference call can continue to speak with each other while you place the new call.
To join two conferences:
From the either call (the one on hold or the active one), press the Join soft key.