Google Meet adds custom backgrounds

 


It will take at least a week until the backgrounds are available to everyone, the company said. S

Google will introduce personalized backgrounds for the Meet video conferencing service, the company announced in a blog post.

If you use Meet from the Chrome browser, you can access the new feature on Windows, Mac, and Chrome OS.

On mobile platforms the feature is coming soon said Google. No plugin needed to activate custom wallpapers. You can choose a photo of yourself or a collection of wallpapers made available by google.

It will take at least a week until the backgrounds are available to everyone, the company said. Rival services like Microsoft Teams and Zoom have been offering this feature for a long time.