Zoom Backgrounds.

To download a zoom background onto your computer, put your cursor on the image you prefer and right-click (ctrl-click on a mac) and save the image to your computer or tablet. On a phone, press and hold the image you prefer and follow directions to save it.

LeGrand Zoom background
Winnng with Women Zoom Background

To turn on a virtual background during a meeting:

  1. Once you are in your Zoom meeting, click the upward arrow (^) next to “Start/Stop Video.”
  2. Click Choose Virtual Background….
  3. Choose the background you saved onto your device by clicking the “+” sign and choosing the file.
  4. If the text appears backwards, click the “mirror my video” button.

Not working? Make sure your Virtual Background feature is enabled:

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. In the navigation menu, click Settings.
  3. In the Meeting tab, scroll down to the Virtual Background option (under the “In Meeting [Advanced]” section) and verify that the setting is enabled.


  • If the setting is disabled, click the status toggle to enable it. If a verification dialog displays, choose Turn On to verify the change.
  • If the option is grayed out, it has been locked at either the group or account level, and you will need to contact your Zoom administrator.