6-Way Conference Calls

 6-Way calling:

  • Enables you to talk with up to 6 people at once
  • Is part of your basic service, but must be programmed on your phone.

 

M2000 and M5000 Telephones

To Activate: 
1. Call the first party to be included. 
2. When the conferee answers and agrees to join the call, press CONF. You will hear a special dial tone and indicator light will come on. The light next to your button will flash, indicating the first party is on hold. 
3. Dial the next party. Press CONF again. 
4. Repeat these steps until you have reached all the conferees (up to five). 
5. Press CONF once more to connect all six lines.

To release a Called Party, a Busy Station, or an Unanswered Station: 
Press RLS and your line button to release that line and return to the conference. 

 

 

M2317 Telephone

To Activate:
1. Call the first party to be included in the conference.
2. When the conferee answers and agrees to join the call, press CONFER (on your display). The light next to your line button will flash, indicating that the first party is on hold.
3. Dial the next party.
4. When the next party answers and agrees to join the conference, press CONNECT (on your display) and all parties will be connected.
5. Press CONFER again and dial the next party.
6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 until all parties are connected (up to five).
7. Press CONNECT once more to connect all six lines.

To release a Called Party, a Busy Station, or an Unanswered Station:
Press RLS and then press your line button to release that call and return to the conference. 

 

 

Cortelco, ITT, Polycom, UNITY, Vodavi, M8000 and M9000 Series Telephones (Analog Phones)

To Activate:
1. Call the first party to be included. 
2. When conferee answers and agrees to join the call, press FLASH or LINK once. You will hear a special dial tone. 
3. Dial the conference call access code (*78) to connect the conferee. 
4. To add the next conferee, press FLASH or LINK once. Dial the next telephone number. 
5. When conferee answers and agrees to join the call, press FLASH or LINK again and listen for the special dial tone. 
6. Dial conference call access code (*78) to connect the next conferee. 
7. Repeat steps 4-6 to add additional conferees (up to five).

To Release a Called Party, a Busy Station, or an Unanswered Station: 
1. Press FLASH or LINK once. You will hear a special dial tone. 
2. Dial conference call release code (*79). You will hear special tone indicating that the party is disconnected. 
3. Dial the conference call access code (*78) to reconnect to the conference.

 

 

 

IMPORTANT: As the initiator of the conference call, you MUST remain on the line. If you hang up, all other participants will be disconnected. Other conferees may hang up at any time without disrupting the conference call.

Please call 644-HELP if you have any additional questions.


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