Conference calls can be held using the your UB phone.
Applies to: Faculty and Staff; Student employees who have access to a campus telephone
Last Updated: April 10, 2018
Conference calls are limited to 6 people, including the call initiator. If you need to join more than 6 people, try Virtual Conference (Lync).
Only the person who initiated the conference call can add more participants, unless they transfer control to someone else.
You can transfer control of a conference call to another participant.
The conference call will not end when the initiator hangs up if they are using a VoIP phone. The call does not end until the last participant hangs up.
The Join feature allows two or more existing calls to be combined to create a conference call.
To add an incoming call to a conference call on the phone that initiated the conference call.
Conference calls can be made to long distance and international numbers if phones are configured with those options. Long distance dialing to North America is the default configuration. International calling options are based on departmental needs. Long distance and international dialing configurations are established by departments.
Conference call participants do not hear music when the call is put on hold.
To avoid disturbing others in a conference call if you need to leave the room temporarily, press the Mute button on the front of your phone to prevent others from hearing any sound from it. You will still be able to hear other participants while you are muted. Press Mute again to unmute.