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How to change the background on Zoom?

The ability to change the background is one of the best features of Zoom applications. It adds visual flair to the otherwise regular and boring meetings. Whether you want to add creativity to your video or hide the cluttered room from your peers, this fun little settings is a perfect way to transform your background into outer space.

You can set up your work desk at any picturesque location of your choice by modifying the settings to change your background on Zoom. In this article, we will guide you on how to change the background on Zoom app for PC, Android and iOS.

How to change the background on the Zoom app for Android and iOS?

Launch Zoom application on your smartphone and sign in to your account. Follow the steps given below to change the background.

Also read: How to join a Zoom meeting?


How to change the background on the Zoom desktop app?

Launch Zoom application on your desktop and sign in to your account. Follow the steps given below to change the background.

Before joining the meeting

Step 1: Click on your profile photo located on the top-right corner of the screen. Alternatively, you can click on the settings icon, located below your profile picture, to directly open the settings menu.

Step 2: Select Settings from the drop-down menu.

Step 3: From the left menu bar, select Background & Filters.

Step 4: Under Virtual Backgrounds, select the background from the default options, or you can add your own by clicking on the Plus + sign on the right-hand side.

In case, you see the default background options disabled, and it says “Your device Requires a Green Screen To Support Virtual Backgrounds” when you hover over the options, then you require the same for changing background. To do so, check “I Have A Green Screen” box, and the default options will be enabled.


After joining the meeting

Step 1: Click on the small arrow located beside the Stop Video option on the bottom-left corner of the screen.

Step 2: Select Choose Virtual Background.

Step 3: Under Virtual Backgrounds, select the background from the default options, or you can add your own by clicking on the + sign on the right-hand side.

In case, you see the default background options disabled, and it says “Your device Requires a Green Screen To Support Virtual Backgrounds” when you hover over the options, then you require the same for changing background. To do so, check “I Have A Green Screen” box and the default options will be enabled.

Also read: How to share screen on Zoom?

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