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How to make a Conference call in Gtalk

By Edited Oct 27, 2013 0 1

Google's Gtalk is gaining popularity over time. Although gtalk provides several features, it doesn't provide a proper option to make conference calls.You have to go for other online chatting services to make conference calls. But you can actually make a conference call through gtalk. We use the feature of multiple instances available in gtalk to make a conference call. Here are the tips to make a conference call in gtalk.

Things You Will Need

computer, internet, gtalk or google talk installed

Step 1

Go to start -->run and type Programs / Google Talk and press enter. Explore the Google Talk folder from the window opened by right clicking your mouse and choose explore. Here you will find a shortcut icon for gtalk.

Step 2

To enable conference call in gtalk, you have to have two instances of gtalk in your computer. To do this, right click on the Google Talk shortcut and click on the create shortcut, which will give you one more shortcut icon for gtalk.

Step 3

Now , Right click on the Google Talk (2)icon and go into the properties section from the menu.Change the term startmenu to nomutex in Google Talk (2). You can rename the first instance of gtalk as Google Talk (2). Install two instances of gtalk in all the three computers with which you want to make a conference call.

Step 4

To make a conference call in gtalk, All the three users have to login in both of their gtalk instances using their respective gtalk ids.Google will allow you to do this as gtalk allows multiple instances of a user.

Step 5

You should follow the following procedure in making the confernce call in gtalk.

User 1 has following two instances of gtalk -- say A1, A2

User 2 has following two instances of gtalk -- say B1, B2

Likewise, user 3 has following two instances of gtalk -- say C1, C2.

If all the three gtalk users call each other in the following fashion then they are in conference call in Gtalk.

A1 - B1, A2 - C1 and B2 - C2.

Tips & Warnings

Make sure you don't rename any file in the program files other than gtalk ‚ as it can cause problems for your system.


Oct 26, 2010 5:38pm
www.myglobalconference.com actually provides audio conferencing for Gtalk... and allows you to bridge not only Gtalk, but also Skype, SIP and PSTN all together!

Hope that helps.
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