Microsoft Audio Conferencing License

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What Is Microsoft Audio Conferencing License?

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Microsoft Audio Conferencing License is an add-on licensing to Microsoft Teams meeting service.

Audio Conferencing License allows you to set up a meeting with audio conference bridge, so that you can invite people to join the meeting by phone instead of Teams apps or Web browsers.

Here are the steps you need to follow to add and use Audio Conferencing.

Step 1: Find out if Audio Conferencing is available in your country/region - Go to Country and region availability for Audio Conferencing and Calling Plans and select your country or region to get availability information about Audio Conferencing, as well as information about Phone System, Calling Plans, toll and toll-free numbers, and Communications Credits.

Step 2: Get and assign licenses - For Audio Conferencing, you need a license for each user who will set up dial-in meetings.

After you buy the Audio Conferencing licenses, you will need to assign them to those people in your organization who are going to schedule or lead meetings. Go to "Microsoft 365 > Admin > Billing > Licenses > Audio Conferencing ..."

Step 3: Get service numbers for your conferencing bridges - For Audio Conferencing, you can’t use phone numbers for users; you will need to get service numbers. You can get either toll or toll-free service numbers for your conferencing bridges.

Use the Microsoft Teams admin center. For some countries/regions, you can get service numbers for your conferencing bridges using the Microsoft Teams admin center.

If you are using phone numbers provided by Audio Conferencing license, you can skip this step.

Step 4: Assign a service number to the conferencing bridge - Once you get your toll and/or toll-free phone numbers for your conferencing bridge, you need to assign the numbers so they can be used on meeting invitations.

If you are using phone numbers provided by Audio Conferencing license, you can skip this step.

Step 5: Set the default and alternate languages for a conferencing bridge - Next, you want to Set auto attendant languages for Audio Conferencing in Microsoft Teams that the conferencing auto attendant uses to greet callers when they dial in to a phone number for Audio Conferencing.

Using the Microsoft Teams admin center:

  • From the Home, go to Meetings > Conference bridges.
  • Select the conferencing bridge phone number, click Edit, and then choose the default language.

Step 6: Change your conferencing bridge settings - After setting up your conferencing bridge, verify that the default settings such as entry/exit notifications and PIN length are the ones you want to use; if they're not, you can change them.

Using the Microsoft Teams admin center:

  • From the Home, go to Meetings > Conference bridges.
  • Select Bridge settings. This will open the Bridge settings pane.

Step 7: Assign dial-in phone numbers for users who lead meetings - After you have created an Audio Conferencing bridge, you need to set the toll and toll-free numbers for your users.

You will need to do this for all of the people in your organization who lead or schedule meetings.

Using the Microsoft Teams admin center:

  • From the Home, click Users, select the user from the list, and select Edit.
  • Select Edit next to Audio Conferencing, and then in the Audio Conferencing pane, choose a number in the Toll number and Toll-free number lists.

Step 8: Set up meeting invitations (optional) - The dial-in numbers that are set for the user will be automatically added to the meeting invitations that are sent to meeting attendees.

 

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