Starting or joining a meet-me conference call, Starting or joining an ad hoc conference call, Start a conference call – Cisco 7970G User Manual
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Starting or Joining a Meet-Me Conference Call
Meet-Me conferencing allows you to start or join a conference by dialing the conference number.
To start a Meet-Me conference, use the following method:
Obtain a Meet-Me phone number from your system administrator.
Distribute the number to participants.
When you are ready to start the meeting, go off-hook to invoke a dial tone, then press MeetMe.
Dial the Meet-Me conference number. Participants can now join the conference by dialing in.
Participants hear a busy tone if they call the conference before the initiator has joined. In this case, participants must call back.
To join a Meet-Me conference, dial the Meet-Me conference number (provided by the conference initiator).
To end a Meet-Me conference, all participants must hang up. The conference does not automatically end when the conference
Starting or Joining an Ad Hoc Conference Call
Ad hoc conferences are created when one party calls another, then either party decides to add another party to the call. This is
the default behavior. Your system can be configured so that only the conference creator can add parties to the conference.
The default is that the conference is maintained as long as three parties remain in the conference. Any party can hang up and
the conference is maintained. Your system can be configured so that the conference drops when the creator hangs up. Your
system can also be configured so that the conference drops when the last local party hangs up.
Ad Hoc conferenceing supports up to eight parties.
Start a Conference Call
To add new participants to an existing conference, use the following method:
From a connected call, press Confrn. (You may need to press the more soft key to see Confrn.)
Enter the participant’s phone number.
Wait for the call to connect.
Press Confrn again to add the participant to your call.
Repeat to add additional participants.
View a List of Participants
To view a list of conference participants, use the following method:
Highlight an active conference.
Press ConfList. Participants are listed in the order in which they join the conference with the most recent additions at the
To get an updated list of participants, while viewing the conference list, press Update.
To see who started the conference, while viewing the conference list, locate the person listed at the bottom of the list with an
asterisk (*) next to the name.
To drop the last party added to the conference, press RmLstC. You can remove participants only if you initiated the conference
To remove any conference participant, use the following method:
Highlight the participant’s name.
Press Remove. You can remove participants only if you initiated the conference.
To end your participation in a conference, hang up or press EndCall.