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Conferencing on Office@Hand mobile app
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Getting to know the Conference feature on Office@Hand Mobile App

The Office@Hand mobile app allows you to initiate conference calls, with its ability to send email or SMS invitations directly from the mobile app. Hosts and Participants may join the conference by tapping the link on the invite. When enabled, participants may join the conference before the host logs in.

Accessing AT&T Office@Hand’s Conferencing for mobile

  1. Tap the Kebab icon (Vertical Ellipsis) to view more options.

    Tap the Kebab icon (Vertical Ellipsis) to view more options.

  2. Tap Conferencing.

    Tap Conferencing.

    Take Note of the Dial-in number, Host access and the Participant access codes.

     Take Note of the Dial-in number, Host access and the Participant access codes.

    • Dial-In Number – is the number that the host and the participants dial to connect to the conference bridge.
    • Host Access – is the number that the host dials after entering the Dial-In number to be able to log into the conference.
    • Participant Access – is the number that the participants dial to be able to connect to the conference.
      There can be up to 999 participants connected to a conference, depending on the Internet connection.

With AT&T Office@Hand’s Conferencing for mobile, you can do the following:

Enable Join before host

Allow participants to join the conference before the Host does with Join before host.Toggle the button to enable.

Allow participants to join the conference before the Host does with Join before host.Toggle the button to enable.

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Invite Participants

Tap Invite to invite Participants with Text or Email.

Tap Invite to invite Participants with Text or Email.

  • Invite with Text – allows the host to send invites to participants via SMS. Participants may join the conference by tapping the link to the conference.
  • Invite with Email – allows the host to invite participants via Email. Participants may join the conference by clicking a link to the conference.

Invite with Text

Enter the participant’s name, or click the Plus sign button to select a recipient from your contacts list, and then
tap Send.

Enter the participant's name, or click the  button to select a recipient from your contacts list, and then tap Send.

Invite with Email

Select your Email client to send your invite.

Note: You may see a different screen when you send an email invitation, depending on the version and model of your phone. If you are using an iPhone, sending an email invitation may take you directly to your email screen without the choices below.

Select your Email client to send your invite.

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Start a Conference

Tap Start Conference. When starting a Conference, AT&T Office@Hand Mobile App will automatically dial your Conference Dial-in Number with your Host Access Code and you immediately become the Host of the Conference.

Tap Start Conference.

Note: If VoIP Calling is disabled, you can still join the conference as Host. When you click Join on the pop-up notification, your SIM card will dial the Conference Dial-in Number and make a chargeable call from your personal mobile number.

 If VoIP Calling is disabled, you can still join the conference as Host.

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Join a Conference

Participants can join in 2 ways:

Calling the Dial-in Number

Office@Hand Users and their clients who are non-Office@Hand Users can join an Office@Hand Conference call by calling the Dial-in Number specified on the invite they receive through regular SMS or Email. When Participants call the Dial-in Number, they will be asked to enter the Participant Code. The Participant Code will allow Participants to join the conference.

The Office@Hand’s Conferencing Dial-in Number is (605) 562-3190.

Participants from an International location can also join the Conference by calling an International Dial-in Number.

Tap-to-Join feature

Users may also join a conference call directly from an invite. Just tap Dial-in on the Text Message invite that you receive through your AT&T Office@Hand Mobile App. Your AT&T Office@Hand Mobile App will automatically dial your Conference Dial-in Number with your Access Code.

Users may also join a conference call directly from an invite.

Note: You may Host or Tap-to-Join a conference call without the need to enter an access code when VoIP is not available through RingOut. If you use Ring-Out, you phone will call the Dial-in Number using your carrier’s minutes. To enable RingOut, you must disable VoIP Calling on your device. To know more about VoIP Calling on your Office@Hand mobile app, click here.

To enable RingOut, you must disable VoIP Calling on your device.

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See Also:
Conference Calling Touch Tone Commands and International Dial-In Numbers
Conferencing on Office@Hand Apps Frequently Asked Questions

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