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How to use Virtual Backgrounds in Google Meet - Virtual Office

How to upload your Virtual Backgrounds to a Google Meet call

Note: this is a new feature and might not be available on your google meet. It should be available to all by mid-November.

You can now replace your background with an image in Google Meet, One of Zoom's most favorite features is now available also on Google Meet! Choose Google’s gallery of background images (includes a variety of office backgrounds, landscapes backgrounds, and many more, or upload your own background image to use as a virtual background for Google Meet.


You can set up / change your virtual background in advance or during a call:

Prior to a call

1. Open Google Meet on your computer.

2. On the bottom right of your self-view, click on the icon - a text should pop -"change your background". if this is not the text you see. the feature is yet to be available on your computer. 3. Upload your background image.

4. Choose the image you want and this will automatically be the default background for your next calls.


During a call


1. During an ongoing Google Meet video call, click on the More button from the  (..)

2. Click "change background" - if you don't see the text the feature is yet to be available on your computer. 3. Upload your background image.

4. Choose the image you want and this will automatically be the default background for your next calls.




Tips

1. your background will look mirrored but that's OK. The picture you see is mirrored but the video picture that others see from you will be correct. 2. Your camera will automatically turn on when you activate the virtual background.

3. Changing the backgrounds might slow down your computer.




Create your branded virtual office for Google Meet Choose your virtual background and upload your logo.



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