In this new digital era, where we can study, participate in classes or even work from home, it is very important to be able to give a good image in our video calls with the Google Meet tools. This is why in the next post we will see how to change the background in google meet so that the calls are more professional.
With this option it is possible to upload a corporate image, a personal one or even simply blur the background and focus only on our face and movements. This action will save us many times if we do not want to show our current location, or even find ourselves in an unusual environment and want to hide it. We always recommend that before entering an important call, you check that your microphone, video and audio work perfectly, so you can avoid technical problems or setbacks during the call.
2. How can I blur the background in Meet?
This option is one of the most used when it comes to apply effects on video calls. When you put the option blur completely the background, you manage to eliminate everything that we have around us by focusing attention on our face and our gestures during the call. We can execute this action in two moments, before entering the call or once we have already entered.
In order for you to achieve a neat video call, it is important to remember that before entering a call, you must check that your headphones, camera and microphone work perfectly, and take advantage of these 2 minutes to add a background or blur it to protect our privacy.
2.1 Before a video call
The best option is apply effects before a call, and it is very easy and intuitive to achieve. When we want to enter a call, we will see our image in a big way, being able to choose if we want to enter with a camera and/or with an open microphone. If we look at the lower right area of our image we will see some "flashes", where we can choose the background of our image. Here we can choose between three actions:
If we choose blurry, we find two types, one subtle and another in which only the image of the participant (face and body) is seen in good quality while the rest cannot be differentiated at all.
2.2 During the video call
In case you are already inside the call, it is somewhat more complicated since we will not be able to see it at first. That is why we have to click on the three points and a menu of options will be displayed, among them “Apply visual effects”. In order not to interrupt the call, it is recommended to turn off the camera and edit the background that you like the most, so as not to interrupt the meeting of the rest of the participants.
3. How to put a background image in a video call?
To continue answering the question of how to change the background in google meet we must explain all the options offered by the tool. The option to put a background image in a video call It is quite useful since it allows you to add a personalized image, whether it is a corporate background or an image at a specific time or place, in this way, these funds will give us total privacy.
Now, to add a wallpaper to our image, we just have to look in the section that we find in "Effects", then select the icon of an image and the “+” symbol, where we can upload the image that best suits us. Then it will remain recorded in our image history and you only have to select the background that best suits you at that moment.
4. How to put filters in the meet?
In addition to all the options we have seen, it is also possible Put filters on Google Meet video calls. These filters will be found at the very end of our tab “Apply visual effects”, and they will be key to complement the wallpaper that we choose and that matches the tone/style.
There are a total of 10 filters available to add in our Meet and they are the following: