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Virtual Background

Using Virtual Background

At this time, Zoom does NOT support virtual backgrounds for Chromebooks.

Users must be using a Windows PC or a Mac in order to configure and use a virtual background.

Windows & Mac Instructions

  1. Sign in to the Zoom desktop client.
  2. Click your profile picture then click Settings.
  3. Select Virtual Background.
    Note: If you do not have the Virtual Background tab and you have enabled it on the web portal, sign out of the Zoom Desktop Client and sign in again.
  4. Check I have a green screen if you have a physical green screen set up. You can then click on your video to select the correct color for the green screen.
  5. Click on an image to select the desired virtual background or add your own image by clicking and choosing if you want to upload an image or a video.

    If prompted, click Download to download the package for virtual background without a green screen.

    Notes:

    • Ensure that you are using a solid background color.
    • After you select an option, that virtual background will display during your meetings.
    • To disable Virtual Background, choose the option None.