iPhone: Using Conference

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Conference calling lets you talk to more than one person at a time. You can merge up to five calls for a phone conference.

Start a conference call

  1. Make a call.
  2. Tap Add Call and make another call. The first call is put on hold. If you want, you can talk on the second line privately before merging the calls.

  3. Tap Merge Calls. The calls are merged onto one line and everyone can hear each other.
  4. Repeat steps two and three to add more calls to the conference.

Drop one call from a conference Tap Conference and tap next to a call. Then tap End Call.
Talk privately with a call in a conference Tap Conference and tap Private next to a call. Tap Merge Calls to return the call to the conference.
Add an incoming call to a conference Tap Hold Call + Answer, then tap Merge Calls.

iPhone always has two lines available, one of which can be a conference call.

Published Date: Feb 18, 2012