Dialpad Meetings + Dialpad Ai
  • 22 Sep 2023
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Dialpad Meetings + Dialpad Ai

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Article Summary

Dialpad's Ai uses powerful artificial intelligence to help you drive sales, gain competitive insights, improve customer service, and get the most out of your daily meetings. 

It's so much more than a handy transcription tool (though it does that too, and in real-time!) our Ai tracks keywords that come up in customer conversations, detects customer sentiment, records action items, and even automates post-call summaries. 

Everything you need is displayed in a post-call summary pop-up that includes action items, moments, sentiment, and a transcript.

Let's take a deeper look at how Dialpad Meetings works with Dialpad Ai.

Who can use this feature
Dialpad Ai features are available to all American, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand users on the Dialpad Meetings Business plan.
It is controlled by the conference organizer and is only permitted if the Admin chooses.

Enable Dialpad Ai for team members

To enable Ai for your team, go to your Dialpad Meetings settings by clicking the hamburger menu (that's the three horizontal lines).

  1. Click Team to access your team settings
  2.  Select the Allow Dialpad Ai on meetings toggle

Ai will now appear as a feature for users on your team, however, they'll need to activate it manually.

By default, Ai is automatically turned on for new Dialpad Meetings Business accounts. This means that Ai will automatically be activated for all of your conferences.

Enable Dialpad Ai for an individual user

Users can control whether they would like to have Dialpad Ai automatically on or off for all their meetings from within their user settings. 

  1. From your Dialpad Meetings dashboard, navigate to Settings
  2. Navigate to Turn on Ai during meetings? and toggle the slider to the right to turn on Ai 

That's it!  Dialpad Ai is now enabled and is ready to work! 

Real-time transcriptions with Dialpad Ai

You don’t have to wait until after the call to get transcriptions. With real-time Ai, you can see the transcriptions as you speak.

To see real-time Ai transcripts and notes during a meeting, click the Ai Notes button on the bottom bar to open a side panel containing moments and transcripts. 


As the meeting progresses, participants will be able to see action items, interesting questions, and other such moments captured in real-time.

Late Participant? No problem — with the real-time transcription, you can scroll up to fetch older transcripts to get the gist of the earlier conversation you missed. 

During the call, you can use the Moments tab to see the Ai-detected action items on behalf of you. Additionally, you can also add your own Custom Action Items as well. Everything will be included in the email summary after the call.

How to start and stop Dialpad Ai

Dialpad Ai can be turned on and off during your meeting. 

To start Ai on during your meeting:

  1. Select Host Controls 
  2. Select Turn on Ai


To stop Ai during your call, you also have two different options simply click your Host Controls again and select 


Once enabled, real-time Ai is activated in every meeting by default. Admins and organizers can also disable Ai from Settings and the Organizer Controls during a call.

Ai Call Summary

Your post-call summary will appear after the organizer ends the conference.

Click View Summary to access the post-call summary. 


Once it’s finished loading, you'll be able to see details surrounding with Ai, which include action items, moments, sentiments shared, and a transcript.

In your Meeting History, you'll also be able to access any Ai transcripts for calls with Ai enabled. 


Only the conference organizer will have visibility into the Ai aspects of the post-call summary (transcript + moments). However, if the organizer shares the post-call summary link, this grants access to the post-call summary to others. Anyone who has access to the link can access the shared post-call summary after the organizer initiates the link share.

Share Ai Call Summary

Need to share a call summary with a team member who was out of the office? With just a couple of clicks, you can share the call summary with the transcript, moments, and action items with people within your organization, or send it to anyone with any email address. 

  1. Click View call summary in the call history
  2.  Click Share 
  3. Select your privacy control (available publicly, or restricted company access)
  4. Click Copy Link

Anyone with the link grants them access to the shared call summary. Depending on your selected privacy controls, the link may be shared publicly, or only within the company.

If call recording was turned on, it will also be accessible in the call summary.

Call Summary Action Items

Action items are detected automatically by Ai during conferences and displayed in the call summary. No need to say “action item” or “next steps” for Ai to capture and display within your post-call summary view.



Sentiment tracking analyzes conversations for specific words to give a snapshot of how participants on a conference are feeling. They’ll automatically get picked up during your conversation and get placed in the call summary.

Search for Keywords

Within the post-call transcript, you can search for specific keywords, to get further insight into what was discussed during the conference.

Moments List

The moment list has two parts: filters (top) and moment list (bottom).


When viewing the filter section, each of the moments that a call will be shown with the number of times that moment occurred. Clicking on a moment will filter the moment list below to show only that type of moment.


Moment List

A moment is a unique and interesting part of a call - something that might help you understand a customer or coach an agent.

 Clicking on a moment will:

  • Scroll the transcript to the section where that moment was mentioned
  • Highlight that moment in a color matching the moment color in the list
  • The words that triggered the moment to be captured will be bolded for easy identification

Moments Definitions

Dialpad Meetings' Ai captures these moments:

  • Action Item - a single clearly defined task to be completed after the call/meeting, usually assigned to an individual or small group; example: "I will send the information to you tomorrow"
  • Address - when anyone mentions an address of a physical location or building
  • Competitor - a caller mentions a competitor defined in your company dictionary
  • Call Recording Notification - the agent notifies the customer that the call is being recorded
  • Currency - the customer or agent mentions a dollar amount or an amount in another currency; example: “That costs $100”
  • Date - the customer or agent mentions a specific date; example: “let’s meet December 10, 2020”
  • Email Address - when anyone mentions an email address
  • Interesting Question - any interesting question asked on a call; example: “Can we meet tomorrow at 4:00?”
  • Negative Sentiment - the customer says something generally negative
  • Positive Sentiment - the customer says something generally positive
  • Swear Words -identified when anyone uses profanity; example: "that's bullshit"
  • Time- the customer or agent mentions a specific time of day; example: “Let’s meet at 1:30 PM”

Dialpad Meetings' Ai does not capture these moments:

  • Manager Attention
  • Phone Number
  • Purpose of Call
  • Support Defective
  • Support Issue Resolved
  • Recommendation
  • Snippet

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