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Zoom on Desktop: How to Turn On/Off Blurred Backgrounds


This article will show you how to blur your background during a Zoom meeting.

Zoom’s background settings allow you to manage any distractions that may occur during your Zoom meeting. Learn how to operate the background blur setting in Zoom.

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How do I turn on the blurred background?

To blur your background, you will have to access Zoom’s settings window. Before your call, the settings window can be found at the top-right corner of the window, under your profile’s initials.  

During your call, the settings window can be accessed inside the meeting information tab at the top-left of the Zoom meeting window.  

Once you have accessed your settings, you will need to click on Backgrounds & Effects, from there click Blur to blur your background. 

Zoom Backgrounds & Video Filters

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