fbpx How to use Zoom Virtual Backgrounds | Youth First

How to use Zoom Virtual Backgrounds

If you've joined one of the Youth First virtual projects, you'll know that we use Zoom. You may have encountered Zoom in other places too (at school? or a lockdown virtual party?).

Virtual backgrounds are a fun way to make your environment a little different - we hope this guide is helpful!

How to download an image
on to your computer

  1. Click an image or the "See all backgrounds >" for any category below. 

  2. Choose an image that you'd like to make your background

  3. Right click the image and select "Save as". This will open up the downloads area on your computer. Save the image as Zoom Background or another appropriate name. Make sure you keep a mental note of the folder that you saved your image in.
    Recommended: To keep it simple and easy, save your image in your downloads area on your computer.

How to start a virtual background
on Zoom


Choose your perfect background!

Once you've got the hang of it, it's time to spice it up with your own choice of background.

We've found some backgrounds from across the internet and you can see them here:

Get your virtual backgrounds >


We use cookies on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that
you are happy to receive all cookies on the website. Please click here to view our cookies page.