Google Voice Conference Call is a Google application that merges calls from web conferences into a single stream. It is purpose built for businesses to conduct conference calls seamlessly with their team, vendors, or clients. It requires no extra hardware or software, so it works with your existing mobile phone! It is especially useful for business purposes where there are frequent conference calls or at least a monthly conference call.
How To Make A Google Voice Conference Call
Google Voice is a free service that provides you with a phone number, voicemail and call-forwarding. It also allows you to make Google conference calls using your computer or mobile device. You can make a conference call with up to 25 other people.
Step 1: Sign up for Google Voice
You need to sign up for Google Voice before you can use it. You can sign up for an account by going to the Google Voice website (link in Resources). You will then be asked to provide information such as your name and address, as well as which device you want your number to be associated with (such as a mobile phone). Once this information has been verified, you will receive an email from Google inviting you to activate your account. Just click on the link provided in this email and follow the instructions provided therein.
Step 2: Make Your First Call With Google Voice
Once you have activated your account, make sure that you have downloaded the Google Talk application onto your computer or mobile device (link in Resources). Then, open this application and click on “Make A Call” from the main menu bar at the top of the screen. Next, type in one of your contacts’ names or numbers into the search box at the top right corner of the screen and hit “Call.” If they accept your call request, they will be added to your chat window so that you can start chatting with them. If they reject your request, their name will still show up in your chat window but they won’t be able to hear what you are saying.
Step 3: Set Up Your Settings For Conference Calls
Open the app and click on “Calls” at the bottom of the screen then choose “Make A Call“. Select one of your contacts from your address book or enter their number manually then hit “Call“. When someone has joined your conversation by accepting one of your calls, click on their name in chat at the top of the screen. Scroll down until you see “Add Callers“.
Step 4: Enter Your Contact Information
Now that you have added all of your contacts, let’s make sure they can hear each other. Click on “Settings” at the top right corner of your screen then select “Conference Calling.” Under “Conference Participants” make sure everyone has checked off their names and press save changes when done.