Change your Virtual Background for Online Meetings - Zoho Meeting

Virtual Background

The Virtual Background feature can be used to display an image or gif or effects as your background during a meeting, or you can use nothing and simply blur the background. This feature works best preferably with a green screen and uniform lighting to allow Zoho Meeting to detect the difference between you and your background. You can only change virtual backgrounds during video conferencing.

 

System requirements for Virtual Background

Compatible Operating Systems

Windows 7 (Version 6.1 and above)

Mac OS X 10.10 and above

Linux - All Operating Systems that support the latest Chrome and Firefox browsers.

 

Supported Web Browsers

Chrome - 64 and above

Firefox - 59 and above

Microsoft Edge - Latest version

 

Download App

Zoho Meeting Desktop App

 

Recommended Best Practices


  • Avoid having an open window or light behind you for better focus

  • To achieve the best virtual background effect, use a solid color background (preferably green)

  • Higher quality cameras result in a better virtual background

  • Use uniform lighting and color

  • Do not wear clothing that is the same color as the virtual background

 

 

How to enable Virtual Background 

 

To enable the Virtual Background feature for your account:

 

  1. Sign in to the Zoho Meeting web portal

  2. Click Settings on the left pane.

  3. Under My Settings, navigate to the Virtual Background option and verify that the setting is enabled. If the setting is disabled, click the toggle button to enable it.  

 

How to apply a Virtual Background during meetings

  1. Start or join your meeting.

  2. In the Join page, select the magic wand icon on the video feed. If you do not have the icon check if the setting is enabled on your account.

  3. Click on an image or gif or effects to select the desired virtual background, then click Okay.

 

 

 

  1. After joining the meeting, you can change the background by selecting Virtual Background option from the more menu (three dots) in the meeting toolbar or self video feed.

 

 

 

                                                  


     

                                                 

How to upload a Custom Image

 

  1.  Start or join your meeting.
  2. In the Join page, select the magic wand icon on the video feed. If you do not have the icon check if the setting is enabled on your account.
  3. Click Upload a custom image under Backgrounds to add images to your custom backgrounds, then click Okay.

 

Note:
  1. Custom images must be less than 15 MB in size.
  2. The maximum number of images that can be uploaded is 20.  
  3. Custom virtual background in only available in the paid versions of Zoho Meeting.




How to disable Virtual Background

  1. Open the virtual background option again from the More menu (three dots) in the meeting toolbar or self-video feed.
  2. Choose the None option and click Okay.

 

 


Note:

  • This feature is not supported in mobile apps yet.

  • Your chosen virtual background will be used as the default for all your future meetings. You can change it anytime if needed.

  • If you experience any issues, please contact support@zohomeeting.com.


 

 


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