How to Make a Conference Call

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How to Make a Conference Call on iPhone

How to Make a Conference Call on iPhone

There are 3 steps to conference call on iPhone

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Place the First Call

  • Open the phone app on your iPhone and dial the first number you want to be on the conference call.
How to Make a Conference Call on iPhone - step 1: Place the First Call
  • This first call is like a normal call – you can dial from your recent calls, contact or using the keypad.
How to Make a Conference Call on iPhone - step 1: Place the First Call
  • When you place the first call, wait for the person to pick up, then proceed to step 2.

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Call the Second Participant

When the first person has picked up, dial the second person with the steps below.

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  • On the bottom left of the call menu, click the add call (+ sign) button. iPhone will open your contacts.
If the first person you called has not picked up, the add call button will NOT be activated – compare the previous image with the image below.
How to Make a Conference Call on iPhone - step 2: Call the Second Participant
  • Call the second person you want to add to the conference – like the first call, you can call from contact, recent calls or using the keypad.

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  • When you dial the second number, the first person will be placed on hold. Wait for the second participant to pick up – then proceed to the final step – merge the calls.

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Merge the Calls

The final step to make a conference call on iPhone is to merge the 2 calls. Here is how…

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  • Wait for the second participant to pick up. Then, on the bottom left of the call, tap merge calls.
How to Make a Conference Call on iPhone - step 3: Merge the Calls
  • The calls will be merged. When the conference is set up, to view the conference participants, on the top right of the call screen, tap the information button.
  • You may also add a 3rd participant by tapping add call button – bottom left of the call screen.

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How to Make a Conference Call on Android

We have another Itechguide with steps to make a conference call on Android.

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How to Make a Conference Call on WhatsApp

How to Make a Conference Call on WhatsApp

This section covers steps to make a group WhatsApp call from Android or iPhone

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How to Make a Conference Call on WhatsApp from Android

  • Open the WhatsApp on your Android phone.
  • Then, on the top right of the app, tap the CALLS tab.

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  • On the bottom right of the CALLS tab, tap the new call icon.

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  • Then, on the Select contact screen, tap New group call.

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  • When the New group call screen opens, tap each person you want to add to the conference call. You may also tap the search button to find contacts via search.

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You can add up to a maximum of 3 contacts in one group call.
  • When you tap a contact, the contact will placed on the top of the app. When you finish adding the contacts, to initial the call, on the top right, tap the video or call icon. The video icon will initial a video call.

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How to Make a Conference Call on WhatsApp from iPhone

  • Open WhatsApp app on your iPhone.
How to Make a Conference Call on WhatsApp from iPhone
  • Then, on the bottom of the app, tap the Calls tab.

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How to Make a Conference Call on WhatsApp from iPhone
  • On the top right of the Calls tab, tap the new call icon.

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  • When the New Call screen opens, tap New Group Call.

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  • Then, on the New Group Call screen, tap the circle beside each contact you want to participate in the group call (up to a max of 3 participants). When you select a contact, the contact will be displayed on top.
You can also use the search box to find and select users
  • Finally, to place the group call, on the top right of the New Group Call screen, tap the video or call icon.

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