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How To Blur Your Background When Video Calling In Skype

Posted On: Feb 7, 2019   |   Posted By: Know your mobile

How To Blur Your Background When Video Calling In Skype

Michael Grothaus 07/02/2019 - 2:40pm
No more needing to tidy your room before a video chat!
Have you ever had a Skype video call only for it to begin and in your video thumbnail preview you realize that your room behind you looks like a drunken tornado rolled through on a bender? Of course you have. It's happened to all of us.
But now that eternal shame of accidentally letting people know how messy we are while we're trying to have a professional video call is a thing of the past. That's because Microsoft is rolling out background blurring effects to all Skype users no matter what platform you're on-Windows, Mac, or web.
As Microsoft reveals, “Background blur in Skype is similar to background blur in Microsoft Teams. It takes the stress out of turning on your video and puts the focus where it belongs-on you! With a simple toggle, right-click, or even through your Skype settings, your background will be instantly and subtly blurred, leaving just you as the only focal point. Background blur in Skype and Teams...

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