How to Dial into a Meeting Directly from Your iPhone Calendar App

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Did you know that the person you've invited can call into your meeting straight from their iPhone's Calendar app? We'll show you how to use this easy and efficient way to keep calls and meetings on time and in order. We've already gone over how to get directions from the Calendar app, and also how to create events and meetings in your iPhone's Calendar app, then invite people to them; let's get started learning how to use this iPhone Calendar app feature. 

Related: How to Create Events and Send Invites with the Calendar App on iPhone

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How to Call In to a Meeting from an Invitation in Your iPhone Calendar App

  1. Open the Calendar app and tap on the meeting entry.
  2. If you haven't responded already, you'll have the option to Accept, say Maybe, or Decline the invitation.
  3. Next, tap the phone number in red at the time of the meeting to join.

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  4. After you tap the phone number, you'll have the option to tap the number again and dial into your meeting, or tap Cancel if you've changed your mind. 

    tap the number to join your meeting

Now you'll be connected to your meeting right from the Calendar app!

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Leanne Hays

Leanne Hays is an SEO Content Strategist and Feature Writer at iPhone Life, and has written hundreds of in-depth how-to and troubleshooting articles. She's a former Associate Editor for iPhone Life magazine, and has written for the Iowa Source, as well as web content for education marketing. Leanne has an associate's degree in education, with a focus on curriculum development, as well as a bachelor's degree in science. She has over nine years of experience with SEO, social media management, and web development and writing. Despite years of web work, Leanne is by no means an early adapter; she's only owned a smartphone for five years, which makes her highly sympathetic to the learning curve of new iPhone owners. She enjoys making reader's lives easier and putting her education experience to work by walking them through the most practical ways to use Apple devices, step-by-step.

In off-work hours, Leanne is a mother of two, homesteader, audiobook fanatic, musician, and learning enthusiast.