Good news! Adding custom backgrounds to Microsoft Teams got easier so we’ve updated this post that was originally published April, 29 2020.

Microsoft Teams recently rolled out an option to use virtual backgrounds during virtual meetings.

Why use virtual backgrounds in Microsoft Teams?

While virtual backgrounds are fun to use, there are some practical benefits to hiding your home workspace too.

When working from home, you can protect your privacy and hide any family photos or other personal items in your home. Your team mates also won’t see when family members walk through your work-from-home meeting space.

How to hide your home workspace during virtual meetings

Watch the short video to see how to change your background during meetings.

If you need help setting up Microsoft Teams for your remote staff, contact us or call your local AVI-SPL office.