How to change Microsoft Teams Background

In this tutorial, we will discuss how to change Microsoft teams background? The custom background will appear during the video meeting.

Change Microsoft teams background

Microsoft recently releases a nice feature that will change the video background images during a video call in Microsoft Teams.

Here you can able to change Microsoft Teams Background image plus you can choose your own background images.

change microsoft teams background
teams change background

In the last version, you only could choose from a library of pre-selected images from Microsoft, and not your own. But now you can also choose your own background images for Microsoft Teams.

Before going forward, you should have a Team installation in your machine. So after installation follows the below steps.

  • Find your favorite image from Google.
  • Quit the Microsoft Teams app to ensure you won’t lose any data.
  • Open File Explorer and navigate to %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Teams\Backgrounds\Uploads
  • Paste the image you want to use into the Uploads folder
  • Relaunch Teams, and follow the steps to choose a background image.
  • You should see your custom image appear at the bottom of the list.
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teams background image

Next open your team and go to the calendar tab and click on Meet Now button.

change microsoft teams background image
teams background image folder

Once you click on it, your video will get started and next enable the background setting button which is marked as yellow.

change microsoft teams background picture
microsoft teams background image folder

Once you enable it, there many images will appear on right side of the window, once you choose any images, it will set in your video.

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how to change your microsoft teams background

If you want to add your custom images, then it will appear on bottom of the gallery.

change microsoft teams background before call
microsoft teams change background

This is the way to change your Microsoft Team background during a video call. Please watch my video to know more about this.

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In this tutorial, we learned how to change Microsoft Teams Background. We can easily set a custom background image for the video conference in Microsoft Teams.