The Virtual Background feature in RingCentral Video allows participants to use the pre-selected background video or still images. Users can also upload their own virtual background videos or still images from www.pexels.com or via Google search. 
 
This article provides instructions on how to use Virtual Background video and still images on RingCentral app. 
 
Before you can use Virtual Background, ensure you meet the system requirements.

Virtual Background with still images

1. Within your meeting, click the More button at the bottom right.
2. Select Virtual background. This opens the Settings window.
3. Select your preferred background image from the list or click the + symbol to add your own image. 
4. Once you’ve selected a background image, you can also select Mirror my video and I have a green or blue screen.
Still image
  •  Note: If you want to enable Virtual Background before a meeting, click the Settings gear icon on the upper right corner, then select Settings > Virtual background.

Virtual Background with videos

1. Click More from the in-meeting controls.
2. Select Virtual background. This opens the Settings window.
3. Select your preferred background video from the list or click the + symbol to add your own video. 
4. Once you’ve selected a background video, you can also select Mirror my video, and I have a green or blue screen.
Virtual background

Enabling Virtual Background before a meeting

1. Click the Settings icon in the left-hand navigation bar.
2. Select Video from the left panel.
3. Click Edit at the far right of Video meeting settings.
4. Select Virtual background from the left panel.
5. Select your photo or video you’d like to use when you’re in a meeting.

Virtual Background settings

  • Mirror my video: Your video and virtual background are mirrored by default. The other meeting participants will see you normally (un-mirrored). If you turn this setting off, you will see yourself as others see you.
  • I have a green or blue screen: You can have a solid background behind you. Your selection will be applied to all features using a green or blue screen.​​​