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Save a Conference Number with Conference Code as a Contact

How to Save a Conference Number with Access Code as a Contact

This has happened to all of us time and again. You want to join a regular meeting via phone. You remember the phone number, but don’t seem to recollect the conference ID. As a result, you look up for the conference code to dial in every time you join the call via phone. However, did you know your iPhone or Android can save a conference number, automatically dial into the call and enter a confirmation code for you.


How To Save a Conference Number as a Contact on Android

  • Open the Contacts or People app and selecting “Create New Contact.”
  • Add a name for the contact – example: “Daily Stand up”.
  • Add the phone number in the phone number text box.
  • Now tap the symbols button on the lower-left of the number pad.
  • Tap the “Pause” button to add a pause to the number The pause shows up as a comma.
  • Now type in the conference ID.

Note : Depending on how your company set up the conference, you may need to add additional pauses to get the steps right. If that’s the case, edit the phone number, add an extra pause or two, and then try again. Example : My company asks for a language input : press 1 for English. So I add a pause, add 1 then add a pause again and add the conference ID.


How To Save a Conference Number as a Contact on iPhone

  • Open the Contacts app and then tapping the plus sign in the upper-right corner.
  • Add a name for the contact – example: “Daily Stand up”.
  • Tap add phone and then add the phone number in the text box.
  • Now tap the symbols button in the lower-left corner.
  • Select the “Pause” button to add a pause it shows up as a comma
  • Now type in the conference ID and tap on “Done” in the upper right to save the contact.




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