Teleconference from your Desk

Teleconference from your Desk

The Conference feature lets you have up to eight parties, including yourself, in a telephone converstion. The other parties besides yourself can be on trunks (outside lines).

To set up a conference,

1.During a call, scroll through the prompts on your handset's display and select Start Conference? Or press the Transfer (TRANSFR) key.

2.Dial the extension you want to add, or dial 83 (or 84 for private calls) and the outside number.

3.After the party answers, select Conference? from your handset's display to join all the parties Or press the Conference (CONF) key (or TRANSFR).

To reconnect to the conference when a called party isn't joining

Scroll through the prompts on your handset's display and select Release and return? Or press the Connect key.

To drop the last added party

Scroll through the prompts on your handset's display and and select Remove last Party?. Or press the Clear key. Then press the Conference (CONF) key (or the Connect key or TRANSFR) to rejoin the conference

Please Note:

1.If one or more of the parties will be on trunk (an outside line), always start by calling an external line. The rest of the parties can then be called in any order.

2.If the buttons on you handset are not clearing labelled, send a request to the ICT helpdesk.

 

For any assistance with the above please contact the respective ICT Helpdesks as follows

ILRI Kenya: ilrikehelpdesk@cgiar.org or ext 3253

ICRAF: icrafhelpdesk@cgiar.org or ext 4207

ILRI Addis: ilri-eth-ict-helpdesk@cgiar.org or ext 2180

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