Setting background effect

Microsoft Teams : New features – Background effects

Hi All,

LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL 🙂 I hope we all are safe:) STAY SAFE, STAY HEALTHY 🙂 STAY HOME 🙂

Today, we will discuss one more new cool feature to Microsoft Teams – Background effects 🙂

This feature allows meeting attendees to customize video background from list of pre-selected images. This feature is generally available.

From Mid-May there will be one feature available to upload the own custom images for the attendees.

Lets try it out 🙂

  • I have a video call with my colleague as shown in below Fig, in a call when I click on those 3 dots (…), option menu opens, there we have an option to set the background effects – “Show background effects” as in below fig
Microsoft Teams - New feature - "Background effects"
Fig1: Microsoft Teams – New feature – “Background effects”
  • As we have clicked on option “Show background effects”, in right side “Background settings” pane opens as shown in below Fig
  • Currently we have limited options as shown in below Fig
  • From Mid-May we have option to upload our custom image
Microsoft Teams - New feature - "Background effects" - images available currently
Fig2: Microsoft Teams – New feature – “Background effects” – images available currently
  • We can select the any image available from the given images
  • Once we selected the image, at bottom of the page we have two options available
    • Preview
    • Apply and turn on the video
Microsoft Teams - New feature - "Background effects" - selecting the image to appear as my background
Fig3: Microsoft Teams – New feature – “Background effects” – selecting the image to appear as my background
  • We can have Preview as well how it will look like
  • In below image, my preview is visible
Microsoft Teams - New feature - "Background effects" - selecting the image and watching Preview
Fig4 : Microsoft Teams – New feature – “Background effects” – selecting the image and watching Preview 🙂
  • If Preview is OK, we can “Apply and turn on the video” again 🙂

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