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How to make a conference call from a landline

Updated March 23, 2017

A conference call allows more than one called party to participate. During a conference call from a landline phone, all callers are able to interact with one another freely. Making a conference call saves you the time of relaying information between two parties. Depending on your landline phone provider, there may be a charge for placing a conference call. You do not need any special software to make a conference call.

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  1. Pick up your landline phone and press the "Talk" or "Flash" button. Listen for the dial tone.

  2. Dial the number of the first person. Wait for the person to answer the call. Inform the person you need to place him on hold.

  3. Press the "Talk" or "Flash" button on the phone and dial the number of the second person. Wait for the person to answer.

  4. Press the "Talk" or "Flash" button again. All callers should be connected on the conference call.

  5. Tip

    End the conference call by hanging up the phone.

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