How to get a green screen on Zoom

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To get a green screen on Zoom, you will need a few things. First, you will need a green screen backdrop. This can be a physical green screen, or you can use a green cloth or paper. You will also need good lighting, so make sure the room you are in is well-lit. Next, you will need a camera that is compatible with Zoom. Finally, you will need to download and install the Zoom software on your computer or mobile device.

To set up your green screen on Zoom, follow these steps:

  1. Start by setting up your green screen backdrop. Make sure it is hung evenly and without any wrinkles or creases. You want it to be as smooth and uniform as possible.

  2. Next, position yourself in front of the green screen. Make sure you are centered and that your entire body is visible in the frame.

  3. Now, adjust your lighting. You want to make sure the green screen is evenly lit, without any shadows or bright spots. You also want to make sure your own face and body are well-lit and visible.

  4. Once your lighting is set up, it’s time to open Zoom. Go to the settings menu and select “Virtual Background.” Here, you will see several preset virtual backgrounds that you can use, but to use a green screen, you need to click on the “+” icon to upload your own image.

  5. Choose the image or video you want to use as your background. Make sure it is in a compatible format, such as JPG or MP4.

  6. Once your image is uploaded, select it as your virtual background. You should now see yourself with the green screen background behind you.

  7. If there are any issues with the green screen, such as parts of it not being detected properly, adjust your lighting or position until it is working correctly.


  • Zoom Help Center: “Using Virtual Backgrounds”
  • TechRadar: “How to set up a green screen in Zoom”