Many people are virtually tuning into their workplaces while they practice social distancing. Remote video conferencing platforms like Zoom allow you to easily connect with your coworkers without leaving the house, and you can even add a virtual background that'll give your chat a more professional feel while you're plopped on the couch. Here are 8 Zoom office setting backgrounds you can try while you work from home.
If you've got to hop on an important call, your messy bedroom in the background probably won't cut it. Thankfully, there are plenty of background options that'll replace your messy bedroom with an office setting, whether you're looking for a conference room or a modern workspace.
To get started using Zoom's virtual background feature, you'll need to have a PC or Mac computer with Zoom version 4.6.0, or the Zoom mobile app for iOS, which is compatible with iPhone 8 or later and fifth generation iPad or later.
Once you've created an account and signed into Zoom, you can change your virtual background by heading to Settings and selecting the Virtual Background tab. You'll be able to use of Zoom's backdrops or upload your own with a high-res image or video from royalty-free image services like Pixabay, Unsplash, and Pexels. Here are the top picks if you're looking to upgrade your next conference call.
1. Conference Room Background
You can download this Conference Room Background to make an image of a bright and airy conference room — complete with a long table — the backdrop for your meeting.
2. Contemporary Office Background
You can spice up your Zoom calls with a modern workplace. Download this Contemporary Office Background for a minimalistic look with white walls and a white table.
3. Work Desk Background
A cozy yet totally work-appropriate backdrop is a great addition your video chats. The black-and-white setting won't distract you from what's happening in the meeting. You can download the Work Desk Background here.
4. Conference Table Background
Download this Conference Table Background if you're participating in a virtual group meeting. The minimalist white conference room features two touches of greenery for the perfect professional space.
5. Work Room Background
Download this Work Room Background to give the illusion of a private office. It'll give your home office an upgrade with a small cactus in the foreground and a blue leather office chair.
6. Office Background
Download this Office Background to add a modern touch to your backdrop. With exposed brick, wooden ceiling beams, and a busy group of "co-workers" in the back, it'll brighten up any workspace.
7. Cubicle Background
If you're missing your co-workers, download this Cubicle Background, which features a busy workplace that looks like a generic office setting.
8. Desk Background
You can also keep it simple and download this Desk Background to add a trendy workplace to your backdrop. The look of the wooden desks is softened by a little touch of green, thanks to a lone succulent.
If you're calling your pals or your close work buds, there are also plenty of fun Zoom backgrounds to play around with. You can choose everything from a Star Wars scene to a Harry Potter background to spice up your next chat with friends.
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