2020 Zoom Background Recovery Month


How to add a Virtual Background to Zoom: support.zoom.us

NOTE: if your ‘mirror my video’ is selected, your background will likely look ‘reversed’ on your screen but will appear correct to other participants in Zoom.

Using ‘mirror my video’ you will see:


Using ‘mirror my video’ participants will see:


  • Manually pick the background color of your surroundings to ensure the correct color is selected. This option is only available after you click an image.
  • Ensure that the background of your space is a solid color with minimal shadows. Also, ensure the background is uniform in lighting. 3-point lighting setup is ideal.
  • Ensure that your green screen color does not match your shirt or eye color.