For all the sophistication of the iPhone, User still finds it hard to make a conference call on iPhone. iPhones can merge several people on a call. Conference call on iPhone is especially useful in making pre-event meetings, branch office meetings and other group functions including family meetings. Setting up a conference call on your iPhone might be easier and cheaper than organizing a physical meeting with say five people being present.
It is a virtual alternative that sees off the overhead traveling expenses on transport, rents for physical locations and other avoidable factors.
How to start a conference call on iPhone
Conference call on iPhone is much like making a normal call. The process is straight forward and can be accomplished easily if you know exactly what to do. Below are outlined steps on how to start up a conference call. You can easily repeat the steps to add on more participants on the call.
- Dial the number of the first participant.
- Establish a Connection.
- Then touch the Add Call and dial the phone number of the second participant.
- Note that the first participant will be on hold.
- Call to connect both parties on a single call.
- Repeat the process to add more participants on the call.
Other Tips for the Conference call on iPhone.
Below are some other tips on managing a conference call on iPhone.
To drop a conference call, Simply tap the red the red circle with a phone symbol( the call termination button).
There is also an inbuilt feature that allows you to switch to a private call with one participant on a conference call on iPhone. Just tap Conference, touch Private next to the participant you want to go private with. Then Tap Merge Calls to bring Conference together.
Vitally you can add an incoming caller to a conference call on iPhone. This is done by touching the Answer followed by Merge Calls.