How To: Change your background for a Teams meeting (Mobile)

Teams allows you to change your background for meeting.

Note: Blurring or replacing your background might not prevent sensitive information from being visible to other people in the call or meeting.

Change your background for a Teams meeting

  1. Select Blur to blur your background. You'll appear nice and clear while everything behind you is subtly concealed.

    You can also replace your background with one of the images provided, or with one of your own choosing.

    To use an image of your own, select the plus sign and then select one to upload from your device. Make sure it's a .JPG, .PNG, or .BMP file.

  2. Select Done.

Your new background will persist in all your meetings and calls until you change it again.

To turn off background effects, select  Option for turning off background effect.

Change your background during a meeting or call

  1. Go to your meeting or call controls and select More options  Microsoft Teams more options icon  > Background effects  Background settings.

  2. Follow steps 2 and 3 above.

Android requirements

To change your background, your Android device must have the following:

  • Teams mobile app for Android (version 1416/ or later)

  • Android version 10 or later

  • GPU

    • Qualcomm Adreno 610 or later

    • Arm Mali-G71 or later

    • Arm Mali-T720 or later

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