Meetings via conference calls are a great way for remote and hybrid teams to stay in touch. In addition, they are more reliable than long email chains or messaging threads, which are easier to misunderstand and time-consuming because you have to wait for replies.

On Android mobile phones and other mobile devices, there are a number of ways to make conference calls. Many smartphone manufacturers include a conferencing feature with their latest models, and you can also use apps like WhatsApp or Hangouts, which include convenient messaging features as well.

You can also find apps designed specifically for business use that are designed to make conference calls easy, as well as offer a range of business-specific features.

Here’s How to conference call on an Android phone

You can easily create an audio conference for up to five people if your phone is running the Android operating system. It is important to note, however, that not all cellular providers and plans support this feature. Please check with your service provider to make sure this feature is available for your plan if you don’t see any of the steps we’ve provided for how to make a conference call by an Android phone.

1. Click on the Phone icon to open the keypad and contact list.

2. Enter the phone number you want to call or swipe through the list of contacts to find the person you want to call. To call them, tap on the green phone icon next to their name.

3. As soon as the person you have called picks up the line, tap on the + symbol labeled “Add call.” 

4. Step two should be repeated for the second person you want to call. 

5. You will see both calls listed at the top of your screen when the second person picks up the call. You will see both calls listed at the top of your screen when the second person picks up the call. Now you can hear and speak to the two people you’ve called simultaneously.

6. You can end the conference call by tapping the red and white phone button.

FAQS About conference call on an Android

Can you do a conference call on an Android phone?

In most Android phones (if not all), you can set up a conference call from the call screen. Using the other conference attendees’ phone numbers, you start with the first person and merge calls one by one.

How do I enable conference call on Android?

We have already discussed below

How to disable conference call on android

Ways to disable conference calls on Android.

  1. Go to Settings -> Phone & tap the Call button.
  2. When you are in Conference, you can turn off the toggle next to the call type you want to disable.
  3. You can also select the person you want to call from your contacts list, then press your phone’s call button.
  4. Furthermore, you can disable conference calls by going to Settings -> Phone -> Call settings and unchecking “Enable conference calls.”.

How do I make a 3 way call on my Android phone?

Depending on the device, you may need to follow different steps to begin a 3-way call. Consult your phone’s User Guide for instructions specific to your device.

Start a 3-way call on most smartphones:

  • The first phone number should be called and waited for to answer.
  • Then tap Add call.
  • Make a call to the second person.

    Note: Original call will be put on hold.
  • Start your 3-way call by tapping Merge.

Note: If you’d prefer to talk to each caller separately, you can tap Swap to switch between the two.

You can hang up when you’re done to end the call for both parties.

Why can’t I merge calls on Android?

The device will display an “Unable to merge calls” message if your SIM card is not activated by your service provider. Multi-conference calling can be enabled on your SIM card by contacting your service provider.

Can I conference call on my Samsung phone?

With your Samsung phone, you can easily set up a conference call. By pressing the Merge or Merge Calls icon, you can merge two calls together and set up a conference call. You can then hear and talk to everyone you have dialed in.

How many calls can you conference on an android

A phone conference can be formed by combining up to five calls on an Android phone. By tapping Hold Call + Answer on a new call, you can easily merge calls. A conference call can also be private by pressing the ‘i’ button.

Why is my conference call not working?

Having trouble connecting to a conference call can occur due to the wrong access code, a software issue, the wrong number, or a poor internet connection.