One of the most frequently asked questions here at the help desk revolves around how to add a dial-in number to Skype or Teams meetings. Many users would like to not be required to take the call/meeting at their computer or desk and would rather take the call on the road or somewhere remote.

By following these steps this will allow the host of the meeting to include a dial-in phone number so invitees of the meeting will have the option to either dial in or to take the call from the app.

Ensure your Country or Region is supported for Audio Conferencing on this site.

Each user must meet the prerequisite of having assigned:

    • Microsoft 365 License
    • Microsoft E3 License
    • Microsoft E5 License

For every user that needs a phone number to dial in for their Skype/Teams meeting an Audio-Conferencing Add-On License will need to be procured from

How to Add a Dial-In Number to Skype or Teams Conference Calls

Once Audio Conferencing has been procured you will need to add this license to the user in the Office 365 Admin Portal.

How to Add a Dial-In Number to Skype or Teams Conference Calls

Next you will need to acquire toll or toll-free phone numbers for audio conferencing. To do this:

    • Sign in to Office 365
    • Go to Admin Center -> Skype for Business Admin Center -> Audio Conferencing
    • Select Users at the top
    • Double click user that needs Default toll number or Default toll-free number
    • Select appropriate toll or toll-free number that applies for that user

How to Add a Dial-In Number to Skype or Teams Conference Calls

  • Open
  • Open your calendar
  • Click +New
  • Add your details for the meeting invite
  • Click Add Skype meeting
  • The call-in number will be added to the body of your invitation for you, only the receiver will see the number in their invite.

It’s very important to track the adoption and activity of your Teams usage. We created a free productivity insights tool that you can access here.

For more information contact us or call 877-788-1617.

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