How to Dial-Out from Teams Audio Conferencing

In the era of remote work and virtual meetings, audio conferencing has become an essential tool for businesses to connect and collaborate. Microsoft Teams, a leading collaboration platform, offers robust audio conferencing capabilities that enable participants to join meetings from anywhere.

In this blog post, we will explore how to dial-out from Microsoft Team Audio Conferencing, allowing you to initiate calls and include external participants effortlessly.

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Connecting the Dots: Knowing how to dial-out from Teams Audio Conferencing is important as it expands the reach of your meetings, promotes collaboration with external participants, ensures seamless integration, and enhances overall business communication. By leveraging this knowledge, you can maximize the effectiveness and inclusivity of your audio conferences, leading to better outcomes and stronger relationships with stakeholders.

Step 1: Join the Teams Meeting

To dial-out from Microsoft Teams Audio Conferencing, the first step is to join the Teams meeting as a participant. You can do this by clicking on the meeting link provided or opening the Teams application and navigating to the Meetings tab. Select the desired meeting and click on “Join” to enter the meeting room.


Step 2: Access the Dial Pad

Once you are in the Teams meeting, you will find a toolbar at the bottom of the screen. Locate the “...” (more options) button and click on it to expand the menu. From the expanded menu, select the “Show device settings” option. This will open a sidebar on the right side of the screen.


Step 3: Locate the Dial Pad

Within the device settings sidebar, you will see various options related to audio devices and settings. Look for the “Dial pad” option and click on it. This will bring up the dial pad interface on your screen, which resembles a traditional telephone keypad.


Step 4: Dial the Phone Number

Using the dial pad interface, you can now enter the phone number you wish to dial out to. Simply input the phone number using the keypad and make sure to include any necessary international or area codes. Double-check the number for accuracy before proceeding.


Step 5: Initiate the Call

Once you have entered the phone number, locate the call button (usually presented by a phone icon) on the dial pad interface. Click on the call button to initiate the outbound call. Microsoft Teams will connect the audio from the meeting to the dialed number, enabling the external participant to join the audio conference.


Step 6: Manage the Call

Once the call is connected, you can manage the audio conferencing call through the Teams meeting controls. Use the meeting toolbar to mute or unmute yourself, adjust audio settings, and control other aspects of the audio conference. You can also use the Teams chat or other collaboration features to communicate with the participants.


Leveraging Dialing-Out from Teams Audio Conferencing

Dialing-out from Microsoft Teams Audio Conferencing allows you to include external participants in your meetings, expanding the reach and collaboration capabilities of your team. By following the simple steps outlined above, you can seamlessly initiate outbound calls and connect with participants who are not using the Teams platform. Embrace the power of audio conferencing in Teams to foster productive and efficient communication, regardless of geographical boundaries or remote work setups.


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