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How to blur your video background on Microsoft Teams

Maintaining social connection while working remotely is important. Using video on Microsoft Teams gives you a great way to engage with your colleagues while working from home.

Working remotely also means you could be based in your spare room, kitchen, or shed- anywhere, really.

Teams video lets you blur the background of your video calls, leaving just you clear. You can start a video with your background blurred or choose to blur as a call is underway.

Here’s how

  1. To blur your background during a video meeting in Teams, during a call click the three dots in the bottom toolbar.
  2. Depending on whether your camera is already on there should be a “blur background” or “start camera with blurred background” option.
  3. Click this and your background will be blurred.

Learn more

Check out our Tips and Tricks page or visit the LiveTiles Teams Support page.

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