How to use custom background like Zoom in Skype


Skype offers the ability to dim your background during a video call, and the company has now announced an extension of this feature that enables users to completely change their background.

The feature looks very similar to the default Zoom background and has similar functions as well, and Skype users can now download any photo and set it as a background image while making a video call.

If you want to look like you’re calling from somewhere

Funky or from the office by changing the background, follow our step-by-step guide:
Changing the background in Skype is a matter of a few changes to the setting in Skype, but before that, be sure to download the latest version of Skype from the respective app store or website.

Also download some high-quality landscape pictures from the internet to use as wallpaper.

How to change your background in Skype

First method: during an ongoing call

1.Download and install Skype on your computer
2. During the ongoing call, tap the More menu
3. Click Choose background effect
4.Select Add New Image and Upload Downloaded Background Image
5. The background will be changed

Method 2: use Skype settings

1.The background will be changed
2. Open Skype and click on the profile picture
3.Go to Settings then click on Voice and Video
4.Choose a new wallpaper stored on local storage.


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