How to change your Zoom background image.

  1.  Download the image that you want to have as your background onto your computer. If you don’t already have the image below, you can right click on the image and save the image below to your computer.
  2. Open your Zoom room.
  3. At the bottom of the Zoom window are some buttons. Click on the up arrow by the “Start Video” button. A few options will pop up.
  4. Click on “Choose Virtual Background.”
  5. Click on the plus sign on the right-hand side in the middle of the window.
  6. A few options will pop up, please Click on “Add Image.”
  7. Select the image from your computer that you want to upload as your background and then click “open.”
  8. You should now see the image that you uploaded in your options for a virtual background. Click on the image that you uploaded to select your background.
  9. Close the settings window.
  10. Then click the “Start Video” button on the bottom left of the Zoom toolbar to see your background.
  11. You should see your new Zoom background.
  12. Important!!! If you cover your camera then only your image will appear as the above image illustrates. If you do not cover your camera then your face will appear superimposed over the background image. (Tip: I cover my camera with a sticky note.)