Quick Reference: Start or Join an Unscheduled Conference Call

You can make unscheduled phone conference calls to selected contacts or a group in your Contact List. You can also start a conference call from your mobile phone or from a new phone number that you specify, such as to a hotel room number when you are traveling.

Start an unscheduled conference call

Start an unscheduled conference call with Office Communicator 2007

How to

Start an unscheduled conference call with multiple contacts or a group

1. In the Contact List, do one of the following:

  • To select multiple contacts, hold the CTRL key, and then select the contacts that you want to call. Right-click the last contact, and then point to Start a Conference Call.

  • To select a group, right-click the group, and then point to Start a Conference Call.


2. From the Start a Conference Call menu, do one of the following:

  • To start the call from your default calling device, click Communicator under Start Conference Now Using.

  • Under Start Conference by Calling Me At, click a phone number. Communicator calls the number and joins you to the conference when you answer the call.

  • Click New Number, enter the number, and then click OK.

Join an Unscheduled Conference Call

How to join a conference call with Office Communicator 2007

How to

Join a conference call

In the conference invitation alert, click the left pane. The alert appears in the bottom right of your computer screen.

Join a conference call from another device or phone number

In the conference invitation alert, click Join From, and then select one of the following:

  • Communicator Call Select this option to join the conference call from your default audio device.

  • Call Me: <phone number> Select this option to have Communicator call you at the number and join you to the conference when you answer the call. The phone numbers that appear are based on phone numbers published in Phone Options.

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For more information    see Placing and Receiving Phone Conference Calls.

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