How To Change Background In Ringcentral Meeting

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Modifying the background on your RingCentral Meeting can add a unique element to your online meetings and enhance their level of involvement. In this piece, I will provide you with instructions on how to alter the background in RingCentral Meeting and also offer personal recommendations to make your virtual meetups more captivating.

Step 1: Update your RingCentral App

Before you can change the background in RingCentral Meeting, make sure you have the latest version of the RingCentral App installed on your device. Check for updates in your app store and install any available updates.

Step 2: Join a Meeting

To change the background in RingCentral Meeting, you first need to join a meeting. Open the RingCentral App and enter the meeting ID or click on the meeting link provided by the host.

Step 3: Access the Background Settings

Once you are in the meeting, look for the toolbar at the bottom of the screen. Click on the “More” button (represented by three dots) to access additional settings. From the menu that appears, select “Settings”.

Step 4: Choose a Background

In the Settings menu, navigate to the “Virtual Background” section. Here, you will find a selection of pre-loaded backgrounds to choose from. Click on a background to preview it.

If you want to use your own image as a background, click on the plus icon or the “Upload” button. Select the image file from your device, and it will be added to the available background options.

Step 5: Apply the Background

Once you have selected a background, click on the “Apply” button to set it as your background. You will see a preview of how it looks before applying it to the meeting.

Note that certain backgrounds might require a green screen or a solid-colored background for better results. Ensure that you have adequate lighting and positioning to achieve the desired effect.

Personal Tips and Tricks

Now that you know how to change the background in RingCentral Meeting, let me share some personal tips and tricks to make your virtual meetings more enjoyable:

  1. Choose backgrounds that reflect your personality or the theme of the meeting. This adds a personal touch and makes the meeting more engaging.
  2. Experiment with different backgrounds to find the one that works best for you. Some backgrounds might appear more vibrant or blend better with your surroundings.
  3. Consider the lighting conditions in your environment. Bright and uniform lighting will help the virtual background appear more natural and seamless.
  4. If you’re using a custom background image, make sure it is of high quality and appropriate for professional settings.
  5. Remember to set your virtual background before joining a meeting to save time and avoid distractions during the meeting.


Changing the background in RingCentral Meeting is a fun way to add a personal touch to your virtual meetings. By following the steps outlined in this article and using the tips and tricks I shared, you can make your meetings more engaging and enjoyable. So go ahead, explore the virtual backgrounds and make your meetings stand out!