Conference calls using Skype? Is this even possible?
When you put that ad on Craigslist looking for experienced Kora Harp, Aeolian Wind Harp and Celestial Harp players to join your Harp group, you probably thought you’d never receive over 2 replies. Instead, you got 3 and now you need to get the new members of “Harpe Diem” together but you all live in different parts of the world. Luckily, with Skype people can talk to each other online just like a telephone but there have been many questions on just how and if you could go about holding a 3-way conversation. Conference calls using Skype is easy to do when you know how.
First of all, yes Skype does allow for multiple users to connect at the same time, although it can be tricky at first. After a few times you will be an expert at starting conference calls using Skype.
What you will need to make conference calls using Skype?
- It kind of goes without saying but you’ll need all the contact information for each member of your Harp Posse if you want to include them.
- You will also need Skype installed on your computer.
How to setup a conference calls using Skype?
1. Once you’ve got the information, double click their name in the ‘Contents’ section of the main Skype page. You can’t forget to include Gregory, the lightharp enthusiast from Belize so right click on his name and choose ‘invite to conference.’ Poor old greg will love joining in on the conference calls using Skype.
2. You can also hold the ‘CTRL’ button as you select multiple members and then push the ‘Invite selected contacts to conference call’ button.
3. If you already happen to be in a heated discussion and want to call an outsider to get their perspective, first select the dialpad button with the telephone on it and you’ll begin your connection. If your new member answers your call, you’ll now navigate between two different conversations in two separate windows. Harpists live lives busier than day traders and now you can keep on top of all your latest releases.
Before proceeding you should see if Skype is slowing down your internet?
You can download Skype for free and have your own conference calls using Skype.