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How to Make a Group Call with Microsoft Teams on iPhone

Make calls on the go with Teams iPhone app

Microsoft Teams is a great collaboration platform for all kinds of organizations. You can arrange meetings, share files and collaborate on them, and do so much more. One of the great facts about Microsoft Teams is that it is available on multiple platforms, like Windows and Mac desktop applications, as well as Android and Apple smartphones so, all kinds of users can have access to it.

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The Teams iPhone app is loaded with features and new features are also constantly added.

But considering the fact that the popularity of Workstream Collaboration apps is only recent, many users face difficulties in figuring out all the features of the app. And that goes for the iPhone app too. But don’t you worry. All iPhone Teams app functionalities are quite easy to grasp and step-by-step guides make it even easier.

Microsoft Teams recently added the ability to lets its users make group calls from the iPhone app itself, instead of having to use the desktop application to make anything other than 1:1 calls. Users can make group calls from the iPhone app too.

Make a Group Call in Teams app from the Calls tab

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Open the Microsoft Teams app on your iPhone and tap on the ‘Calls’ tab at the bottom of the screen.

Then, tap on the ‘New Call’ button on the upper right corner of the screen.

The ‘Make a Call’ screen will open.

Type the names of the people you want to call in the ‘To’ textbox and select the option from the suggestions when they appear.

Then, tap on the ‘Phone’ icon on the right to make the call after all the names have been added.

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The group call made from here can be turned into a video call after the call has been placed.

Once you make a group call, a new group chat will also be created with the members you called. You can then even make a group call directly from the group chat in the future by following the steps explained below.


Make a Group Call from a Group Chat

If the people you want to call are already a part of a group chat, you can call them directly from there. Go to the ‘Chats’ tab from the bottom of the screen.

Then, open the group chat to call its members. Tap on either the ‘video call’ or the ‘audio call’ symbol to make the type of group call you want to.

Choose whether you want to make a group audio or video call.

A message will appear on the screen asking whether you want to call everyone in the group. Tap on the ‘Call’ option in the pop-up message to complete the group call.


Conclusion

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The Microsoft Teams iPhone app lets users make group calls easily in more than one way to provide the best user experience. Figuring it out might seem a little daunting at first, but it is actually quite easy. Users can make the group call directly from the ‘Call’ feature, or from a ‘Group chat’ too if the group with all the members already exists.