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Improve your video quality in Microsoft Teams meetings with green screen. Use green screen during your meeting to sharpen how you look against a virtual background and move or use props without distorting it.

Apply green screen 

To start using green screen in Teams, you’ll need to be in front of a solid-colored background with appropriate lighting. Then, enable and configure it in your Teams settings.  

To apply green screen: 

  1. Join your meeting in Teams. 

  2. On the pre-join screen, select Effects and avatars  Pre-meeting Effects and avatars icon>More video effects>Green Screen Settings

  3. In Devices, turn the Green screen toggle on.

    Image showing the Devices Settings in Microsoft Teams to enable Green Screen

  4. In your screen preview, make sure the color detected is accurate. If it’s not, select the box in your screen preview to pick your background color. 

    Green Screen Setting for the Green Screen color

  5. Select your background with the color dropper to pick the color and configure your green screen.  

  6. Close your settings to return to the pre-join screen.

  7. Select Join now to enter your meeting with green screen applied. 

    Note: Note: If you want to use green screen on multiple devices, you’ll need to enable it on each device.

Change green screen settings 

Once you enable and configure green screen, it’ll be applied to all your future meetings automatically. Configure a new background, or turn green screen off completely, by changing green screen settings. 

To change green screen settings in Teams: 

  1. Select Settings and more Teams settings and more button  > Settings Settings button

  2. Select Devices Teams settings device icon.

  3. Turn the Green screen toggle on or off.

To reconfigure a new background, select the box in your screen preview. Then, select your background color with the color dropper.

Your changes will be applied automatically.

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