Call conferencing allows you to manage your own personal conference room. This feature needs to be enabled by your system administrator. Personal conference rooms are only available if a star code has been assigned in the Feature Map.
My Room shows your own private conference room extension. This is usually your extension number with a prefix such as *8 or any other star code that might have been configured by your telephone system administrator. Click on the phone link to be placed directly into your conference room. Optionally your room can also be protected by a PIN.
Users can invite other users via the interface by simply entering the number of the invitee and clicking on the invite button. A call will be placed to the user and ask whether he or she wants to join by pressing one. Note that the invitee will not be asked for a PIN when invited directly from the user interface.
Inviting Users from a Two-Way Call
Users can also be brought into a conference by pressing *9 during a two-way call. This will cause both parties to be placed into the users personal conference room.
The public room interaction shows all configured public conference rooms and status.
As with personal conference rooms, users can invite other users via the interface by clicking on the invite button and entering the number of the invitee. A call will be placed to the user and ask whether he or she wants to join by pressing one. Note that the invitee will not be asked for a PIN when invited directly from the user interface.
Some public rooms might have an admin/leader PIN defined and will only become active if the leader PIN is entered. These rooms will be denoted with limited for Access Type.
Some public rooms might also be unavailable to users in the end-user panel (hidden room).
If your personal conference room has been enabled you can change your PIN and optionally select whether you want to be able to login to the conference room without being asked for a PIN. This only works if you call from your default extension.
- Access PIN your access PIN
- no PIN (anybody can access your room) free access to the conference room
- Don't ask me for the PIN when I login does not ask you for the PIN when you call from your extension
- Record all calls in my room records all calls in your conference rooms and places them in your voicemail inbox.
Advanced Personal Conferencing
With the Advanced Personal Conferencing Module you can also manage default participants and easily invite multiple users at one time.