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How do I host an audio only meeting?

An audio-only meeting allows users to connect to the audio conference of a meeting without launching the screensharing portion of the session.

Organizers can start a meeting from their phone by connecting to audio via phone call (toll or toll-free) and entering the organizer PIN. Attendees can join the meeting from all outlets (desktop app, browser, mobile app, or phone call).

Note: If your account has enhanced audio, then you will need to disable the toll-free numbers for the recurring session that you are scheduling (otherwise the audio bridge may not be available for "audio only" access).

Set an organizer PIN

  1. Sign in to the GoTo web or desktop app.
  2. Select your Profile icon in the top toolbar and Settings.
  3. Select Meetings in the left menu.
  4. Under "Organizer PIN", enter a PIN.
    Important: Once a PIN is set, it can't be disabled.
Results: The next time you want to start an audio-only meeting, use this PIN when dialing in.

Schedule an audio-only meeting

Scheduling an audio-only meeting works the same way as a regular meeting! Just make sure to make the meeting a rooms meeting (also known as "recurring meetings") and include long-distance numbers and/or your own conference call information as audio options. Once the meeting is scheduled, you can invite attendees.

Start a meeting by phone

Any caller that knows the organizer PIN can start the meeting. The individual to start the meeting becomes the organizer.
Before you begin: Make sure you created an organizer PIN.
  1. Call the toll or toll-free number of your meeting from your phone.
    Tip: Open the meeting invite and manually enter the phone number and access code or go into your device calendar and tap the linked phone number.
  2. Press the Star key to confirm you are the organizer.
  3. Enter your organizer PIN followed by the pound or hash sign.
Results: You have started the session! Future callers will not be prompted to enter the organizer PIN. You can manage your phone audio with keypad commands.
What to do next: Manage your phone audio with keypad commands. When you're ready to end the meeting, hang up. The meeting will go on for 5 more minutes and all callers will be disconnected from the session.