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Microsoft teams customized backgrounds

Microsoft teams customized backgrounds


You can now customize your background both before and during a video chat.

If you want to change what appears behind you in your video, you can either blur your background or replace it entirely with any image you want.


Change Background Image.

1.Start your video call.

If you don’t want the other person to see your background before you’ve had a chance to change it, click the camera icon to turn off your video.

2.Select the “More actions” icon on the toolbar—it’s the one that looks like an ellipsis (…)

3.Then select “Show background effects” from the pop-up menu.

4.Or Blur my background.

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The Background settings page offers a selection of background images.

Scroll down to browse through all the built-in images and select one you’d like to try.

Click on an image and then select the “Apply” button.

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When you find one that works, click the “Apply and turn on video” button.

The person on the receiving end of the call will see you with your new virtual background.