Conference Calling Q&A

What is a conference call? Which conference call service is best? We answer your conference calling questions.

How do I make a conference call?

You can set up a conference call in three simple steps:

  1. Set up your call – Choose the time and date of your conference call, then go to and enter your email address to generate your free, personal PIN code.
  2. Invite your participants – Send all participants an invitation, including your PIN along with the time and date of the call, as well as the relevant dial-in numbers. For UK landlines, the number is 0843 373 0843 , while mobiles should dial 83000. Up to 100 participants can be on the call at once, and you can invite them using this email template.
  3. Start your conference call – At the agreed time and date, all participants then just need to dial in and enter your PIN to join your conference call.

Which free conference call service is best?

There are a number of conference call service providers available, but we believe our service is the best available and the simplest to use. And we don’t  charge any fees for using our service. To find out just how good our service is, check out our Trustpilot reviews.

Can I conference call on my Android or Apple?

Using the 8300 shortcode  number can be used on any mobile device or smartphone running on Android, iOS, Windows, or any other operating system.

How much does a conference call costs? will not charge any up front fees for using our service. Instead, each participant pays a small fee per minute through their regular landline phone bill, which is currently  5.8 pence per minute + VAT (network charges may apply, it depends per provider). If you’re calling from a mobile or smartphone, use the shortcode number to avoid access charges. Participants joining your conference call from their mobile phone just pay 12.5 pence per minute + VAT.

How do I make a conference call on my office phone?

Simply dial-in to a conference call using our landline number – 0843 373 0843 – and enter the PIN code you have been given for that call.

Is there a free conference call? don’t charge any up front fees, and our call charges are simply added to your landline or mobile bill, so you’ll not be billed by us specifically. Our landline rates are 5.8 pence per minute + VAT (network charges may apply, it depends per provider), while mobile rates are 12.5 pence per minute + VAT.

How do I host a conference call?

To host a conference call, simply get your free PIN from and distribute it to all participants, along with the agreed date and time of the call.

How do conference calls work?

Conference calls involve three or more people dialling into the same call at an agreed time and date, using their dial-in number and PIN. Guests can use a range of dial-in numbers to join the call, which can be more cost-effective if they’re dialling in from abroad or using a smartphone, but must all use the same PIN to connect to the correct conference call.

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