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 or an image of your own.

Before you begin

Make sure your device meets the following requirements:

  • Operating System—Windows 8 or Windows 10 32-bit/64-bit

  • Processor:

    • Intel Core i3, i5, or i7 4000 series or higher

    • AMD Ryzen 5, 7, 9, or higher

  • Memory:

    • 4 GB or more of RAM

    • 2 GB or more of VRAM for dedicated GPUs

1

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

You can also personalize your background by uploading up to three of your own images. Click the + icon and then find the images you want to use. Supported file types are .jpg, .jpe, .jpeg, and .png.

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

Make sure your device meets the following requirements:

  • Operating System—macOS High Sierra (version 10.13) and later

  • Processor:

    • Intel Core i7 4000 series quad-core or higher processor

    • Intel Core i7 5000 series dual-core processor or higher

    • Intel Core i5 6000 series dual-core processor or higher

  • Memory—2 GB or more of VRAM for dedicated GPUs

1

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

You can also personalize your background by uploading up to three of your own images. Click the + icon and then find the images you want to use. Supported file types are .jpg, .jpe, .jpeg, and .png.

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

Make sure your device meets the following requirements:

  • iPhone 7 or later

  • iPad Pro and later

  • iPad mini (5th generation) and later

  • iPad Air (3rd generation) and late

1

During a call, tap and then select Virtual Background.

2

Choose one of the following options and then tap Start My Video:

  • Blur your background.
  • Select a virtual background that's already available.
  • Personalize your background by uploading your own image.

     

    You can upload up to three custom images. Tap the + icon and then choose an image. Keep in mind that the orientation of your phone affects how much of your image shows. For example, a landscape orientation will show the full width of your image, whereas a portrait orientation will crop that image.

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

Before you begin

Make sure your device meets the following requirements:

  • Operating System—Android 9.0 (Pie) and later

  • Processor:
    • Snapdragon 845

    • Samsung Exynos 9810

    • Equivalent processors with eight or more cores

  • Memory—3.5 GB or more of RAMAndroid 9.0 (Pie) and later

1

During a call, tap and then select Virtual Background.

2

Choose one of the following options and then tap Start My Video:

  • Blur your background.
  • Select a virtual background that's already available.
  • Personalize your background by uploading your own image.

     

    You can upload up to three custom images. Tap the + icon and then choose an image. Keep in mind that the orientation of your phone affects how much of your image shows. For example, a landscape orientation will show the full width of your image, whereas a portrait orientation will crop that image.

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