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How to use Conference Calling on my mobile phone

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What is Conference Calling?

Conference Calling lets you add several people to a mobile phone call. You can connect the other callers at the start of your call, or add people to a call that’s already in progress.

This feature is included with all Bell Mobility rate plans.  

Note that airtime charges apply to all calls when you use Conference Calling.

Last Updated:21/10/2014

What is Conference Calling?

Conference Calling lets you add several people to a mobile phone call. You can connect the other callers at the start of your call, or add people to a call that’s already in progress.

This feature is included with all Bell Mobility rate plans.  

Note that airtime charges apply to all calls when you use Conference Calling.


Last Update:21/10/2014


Making a conference call

The steps for making a conference call are different depending on which Bell Mobility network your phone or smartphone uses.

Do you know which network your device uses?

HSPA/UMTS

  1. Connect up to five people by dialling the first number and then pressing SEND. Wait until the person answers.
  2. Use the on-screen menu and select Options or Add Caller and then dial the second person.
  3. Once the second person has answered, repeat the second step to add up to five people.

EVDO/1XRTT

  1. Connect three people by dialling the first number and then pressing SEND. Wait until the person answers.
  2. Press SEND to place the first caller on hold. Wait for a dial tone.
  3. Dial the second number and press SEND. Wait until the second person answers.
  4. Press SEND again to connect all three people.

Last Update:21/10/2014


Adding someone to a call already in progress

The steps for adding someone to a conference call are different depending on which Bell Mobility network your phone or smartphone uses.

Do you know which network your device uses?

HSPA/UMTS

  1. Once you have one person on the line, use the on-screen menu and select Options or Add Caller, then dial the second person.
  2. Once the second person has answered, you can repeat step 1 to add up to three more people. The maximum is you plus five other people.

EVDO/1XRTT

  1. Once you have one person on the line, press SEND to place the first caller on hold. Wait for a dial tone.
  2. Dial the second number and press SEND. Wait until the second person answers.
  3. Press SEND again to connect all three people.

Last Update:21/10/2014


Disconnecting a conference call

The steps for disconnecting a conference call are different depending on which Bell Mobility network your phone or smartphone uses.

Do you know which network your device uses?

HSPA/UMTS

Press END to terminate the conference call.

Note: If anyone hangs up before the conference call ends, the conference call will continue with the people who remain.

EVDO/1XRTT

1.To disconnect the second party only, press SEND.

2.To disconnect both calls at once, press END.


Last Update:21/10/2014


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