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Touch Ups and Virtual Backgrounds

One of the most difficult aspects of using Zoom is being able to broadcast yourself in an attractive background that is not too distracting
Sissi Johnson using a white zoom background with frames on the wall

You can still add enhancement filters by using the built in feature of the Zoom app. To use it in your video, launch the video settings in Zoom. Then check the box next to the “touch up my appearance.”

One of the most difficult aspects of using Zoom is being able to broadcast yourself in an attractive background that is not too distracting and complementary to you the broadcaster. Thankfully, you can deal with that by picking built-in virtual backgrounds on the Zoom app or computer platform. To choose your background, go to the Zoom settings. Click on “virtual background” from the left hand sidebar. Select the background that you like. Click on the add icon to upload it to your video.

One of the other options, if you don’t like the built-in virtual backgrounds, is to use your own company‘s logo or a solid color found in the logo of your company or brand. If you’re still looking for better options, one of the best online resources for gorgeous backgrounds that can be used is located at a website called Pexels. Here is the link to the free virtual backgrounds they have for Zoom users.

https://www.pexels.com/search/zoom%20backgrounds/

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