Blurring your background makes your surroundings appear out of focus so people can't see what's going on behind you. Or maybe you just want to make it look like you're on a beach soaking up the sun. You can replace your surroundings with one of the preset backgrounds.

Before you begin

Make sure your operating system meets the following requirements:

  • Mac—macOS High Sierra (version 10.13) or later and a processor with at least four cores. iMacs must be version 12,2 or later.

  • Windows—2012 or later Windows 10 computer with an Intel Sandy Bridge or AMD Bulldozer processor or later.

1

During a call or meeting, click your self-view video, and then choose Change Virtual Background.

2

Make your selection and then click Apply.

Webex Teams remembers your selection for your next call or meeting.

Alternatively, you can click More , select Camera, click Change Virtual Background, and then click Apply.


 

You don't need to be in a call or meeting to change your background. You can do it anytime and the change applies to all your future calls and meetings in Webex Teams. Go to your profile picture, select Settings > Video (Windows) or Preferences > Video, make your selection from there. Then, click Save.

Before you begin

You must use one of the following iOS devices:

  • iPhone 7 or later

  • iPad Pro

1

During a call, tap and then select Virtual Background.

2

Choose to blur your background or select a virtual background from the available options and then tap Start My Video.

Webex Teams remembers your selection for your next call or meeting.