INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Telephone Conference


How to make a conference call from your Cisco 8841 telephone.

  • Call the first party
  • From the connected call (not on hold), press the black button associated with the two dots at the bottom right hand corner of the screen.
  • Press the black button associated with conference.
  • Make a new call
  • After the second party answers, press conference again.
  • Repeat the above steps to add more participants to the call.

The maximum number allowed on the conference call is 8 people.

Quick Reference Guide

How to place a three-way call on main campus

From a single line, NEC DTR-1 or a Cortelco telephone
  • Flash the switch hook once
  • Listen for the special dial tone
  • Dial the number of the third party
  • When they answer, announce the three-way call
  • Flash the switch hook again
  • All three parties are now connected
From a Dterm Phone
  • Call the first party
  • Dial the number of the third party
  • When they answer, announce the three-way call
  • Press the conference key
  • All three parties are now connected

How to make up to an eight-way call on the Health Science Campus

  • Call the first party
  • Press flash
  • Dial the next number
  • Press the conference or flash key, *4 to connect to each party

To reconnect with conference if the call is busy or not answered

  • Press CNCT

 If you need to request a speaker telephone for a conference call, send you request to ithelpdesk@utoledo.edu or http://ithelp.utoledo.edu.

Last Updated: 8/29/19