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How to Use Background Blur Feature on Google Meet

Are you tired of setting up your room every time you have to attend an online meeting? Well, most of the video conferencing tools come with changing background or background blurring feature. However, if you have been using Google Meet then its has been a problem for you. However, this has now changed as Google has come with a solution. So you can now blur background on Google Meet during your meetings, here’s how.

Blur Background on Google Meet

This blur background feature currently available on web browser only. So you will have to wait for sometime if you want to use it on your phone.

Follow these steps to use background blur feature:

1] Open Google Chrome or any other browser and go to to join or start a meeting.

2] If you are joining a meeting, just enter the code and meeting will start or to start a meeting signing to your Google account.

3] Once you are in the meeting, tap on the three dots menu on the top right corner.

4] Here you will see a ‘Turn on background blur’ feature, click on it and you’re good to go. Or you can directly use the feature by clicking on the blur icon on bottom right corner.

5] If you want to turn off the feature, follow the same steps.

To improve the effectiveness of the blur, make sure to sit at a proper distance from the camera and also from the background. Moreover, keep your camera stable during the call.

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So this way you can use Google Meet background blur feature and attend worry free meetings. For more such tips and tricks, stay tuned with Gadgets To Use.


Satyendra Pal Singh

Satyendra explores the latest happenings in the tech world and writes stories about those. He likes to play around with the latest gadgets and shares his views through articles. In his free time, you can find him watching movies/TV shows and/or reading books.