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MS Teams - Change Your Background


Provide instruction on how to blur your background in a Teams meeting. 

Change your background

Want to change or conceal what is behind you in a meeting? Teams enables you to add effects and hide your background

Note: Background blurring might not prevent sensitive information from being visible to other meeting participants.

Before the Meeting

To start a meeting with background blur, turn on the camera before you join and select "Effects and Avatars". This will open a menu and give you several options to hide your background and modify your picture. 


During a Meeting

To turn on a background during a meeting, click the drop-down next to the Camera icon (option 1) or select "More" and then "Video effects and settings" (option 2)

Option 1



Option 2



For more information, click on the link below:

Blur your background in a Teams meeting

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