How to Conference Call on an Android

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Method 1 of 2: Default Phone Application

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    Launch your Android’s dedicated Phone application. You should find the Phone app icon on your home screen. Tap to launch.

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    Enter a number or search for a friend to call.You can either directly enter your friend’s number in the number field, or search for him/her in your contacts lists.

    • To search for a friend in the contacts list, tap “Contacts” in the Phone app, enter your friend’s name in the search field at the top, and tap his/her name in the results.
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    Make the call. After you’ve entered a phone number or selected a friend to call, tap the green call (phone) icon at the bottom of the screen, and then wait for your friend to answer the call.

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    Tell your friend to hold the call. As soon as your friend picks up the call, exchange pleasantries and tell him to wait for a few seconds while you call another friend to join the conference call.

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    Call another friend.After asking the first friend to hold, tap the Add Call (+) icon on the screen.

    • Enter the second friend’s number on the number field or select him/her from your contacts list by tapping “Contacts” and tapping his/her name there.
    • Tap the green phone icon at the bottom to call the second friend, and wait for him/her to answer.
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    Merge the calls.Once you have the two friends on hold, merge your calls by tapping “Merge calls” on the screen. The button will be in place of the Add Call icon.

    • Your calls to the two friends will be merged, and you three can now start chatting.
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    Add more friends.If you want to add more friends to the conference call, make sure you merge the first two calls before adding a third friend. This is because after calling the first two friends, the Add Call icon will be replaced with the “Merge calls” button.

    • After merging the next call to a third friend, the “Merge calls” button will again be replaced with an Add Call icon.
    • Repeat adding friends to the conference call. Depending on your carrier, you can have at most 6 people joining in.

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Method 2 of 2: Conference Caller App

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    Launch Conference Caller.Conference call app is a free app to make conference calls on android. It allows you to connect 10 users at a time. Locate the app on your home screen or app drawer, and tap on it.

    • If you don’t have Conference Caller yet, you can download it for free from Google Play.
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    Select a conference provider option.On the main app screen, you will be asked two options: “One conference provider” or “Different conference provider.” Tap the option you want to use and tap “Next.”

    • One conference provider—Select this mode if you will use only one and the same conference provider. In this mode, you select one global phone number to the conference provider you use for conference calls.
    • Different conference provider—Select this mode if you will use different conference providers. In this mode, you specify the phone number to dial in each conference item object.
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    Create a conference group.Once you’ve selected an option, you will be taken to the main app screen displaying all conference groups you’ve created. If you already have a group, proceed to the next step; otherwise, tap the + icon on the right top corner of the screen. On the screen that appears, enter a name for the group then add members’ phone numbers.

    • To add phone numbers, tap the dotted icon next to the “Phone number to call” heading. Tap the + icon at the top, and in the window that pops up, select the country to which the number belongs. Add the city name, if you want, and then the contact’s phone number. When you’re done, tap “OK.”
    • Continue adding contact numbers of the members of this group. You can add up to 10 numbers.
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    Make a conference call.On the main app screen, tap the green-colored phone icon adjacent to the group you want to call. A menu will pop up asking “Complete action using.” Tap on “Phone” followed by “Just once.” The call will start.

    • The app will automatically put you on hold after a few seconds to make the next call in the group. You will be connected again once the next person picks up.
    • End the conference call by tapping the red phone icon on the screen when you’re done.

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    If I start a merged call on Android and hang up after awhile, will the other two people be able to go on with the call?

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