Teams | Setting a background Image

You can customize your background in Teams.

PLEASE NOTE!  If you wish to use FVTC Branded backgrounds, please go here first:
Marketing Intranet Page with FVTC Virtual Backgrounds (save background to your computer).


By default, Microsoft also has a number of default backgrounds for you to chose from.

 BEFORE JOINING A MEETING  AFTER JOINING A MEETING
  1. Click on the Meeting you wish to join.

  2. Make sure camera is on.
    Screen shot of join meeting with toggle button

  3. Click on the Show Background effects button and turn it purple (On position).
    PLEASE NOTE!  If you don't see this option your web cam is not compatible with this feature!
    Screen shot of toggle on button

  4. Click on a Microsoft background thumbnail.. and skip to Step #9... OR...

  5. Click on Add New
    Screen shot of choose options and add new link

  6. Find and select downloaded image (for instance from the Marketing site listed above)

  7. Click Open

  8. Click on newly added image (which will now appear at the bottom of your thumbnails)
    Screen shot of FVTC Background in list

  9. Click Join Now to enter your meeting with your new background image.

  1. Hover to get Meeting Controls and click on the three dots.
    Screen shot of three dots on Meeting controls

  2. Click on Show background effects
    PLEASE NOTE!  If you don't see this option your web cam is not compatible with this feature!
    Screen shot of where to add background

  3. Click on a Microsoft background thumbnail.. and skip to Step #8... OR...

  4. Click on Add New
    Screen shot of choose options and add new link

  5. Find and select downloaded image (for instance from the Marketing site listed above)

  6. Click Open

  7. Click on newly added image (which will now appear at the bottom of your thumbnails)
    Screen shot of FVTC Background in list

  8. Click on Apply to set image.
    Screen shot of apply button




Keywords:teams, background, custom, marketing, FVTC, camera, meeting, web, cam backgroundimage   Doc ID:103243
Owner:Brent S.Group:Fox Valley Technical College
Created:2020-06-22 11:42 CDTUpdated:2020-06-22 13:25 CDT
Sites:Fox Valley Technical College
CleanURL:https://kb.fvtc.edu/backgroundimage
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