Category: Zoom

How to Use Zoom Backgrounds on Mac & Windows PC

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Did you want to hide your messy bedroom or workspace during your next online meeting on Zoom? In that case, you’ll be excited to try out Zoom’s Virtual Background feature that allows you to replace your background with an image or scene.

One of the fun ways Zoom stands out from the rest of the video calling services is by letting users change their backgrounds while they’re in a video call. This is extremely helpful in cases where your surrounding environment isn’t safe for work, the room is just a mess, or if you’re having privacy concerns and…

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Using External Webcams with FaceTime, Zoom, Skype, etc

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Do you want to use an external webcam for video calls on your Mac? It’s pretty easy to switch a webcam in macOS, but the procedure may slightly vary depending on the software you use. We’ll cover switching the webcam used by the Mac with FaceTime, Skype, and Zoom.

Most of us are already aware that the built-in webcams on the MacBooks, MacBook Pro, MacBook, Air, and iMacs are not the highest resolution. A USB webcam might be necessary for higher quality video calls when teleconferencing or having a virtual meeting or hangout. If you’re new to the macOS…

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How to Create Messenger Rooms on iPhone & iPad

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You may already know that Facebook Messenger can be used for making video calls and group video calls from your iOS or iPadOS device. Messenger Rooms, on the other hand, are a different implementation of the same service developed by Facebook to compete against the likes of Zoom.

Basically Messenger Rooms are an alternative video conferencing service to those offered by Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, Google Meets, and the myriad others. And with over 2.6 billion monthly active users, Facebook is the biggest social network in the world, so it’s easy to see why some…

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How to Turn Off Camera & Microphone on Zoom for Mac, iPhone, iPad, Windows, etc

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Did you recently start using Zoom for making video calls or participating in online meetings? In that case, you might not be familiar with the interface, and even some of the basic tips like toggling off and on the video camera and microphone when on Zoom.

When you’re in an active video call, you may often find yourself wanting to mute your microphone when someone’s trying to talk to you in the background, or perhaps you’re just clearing your throat. Or sometimes, you may want to turn off your camera if you’re busy with something else and not…

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How to Share Screen with Zoom on Mac

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You likely already know that you can host Zoom meetings and join them from your Mac, but did you know you can also screen share? Whether video conferencing for work, personal, family, or any other reason, you may be interested in checking out Zoom’s screen sharing functionality.

As the name would imply, this feature lets you share whatever is on your Mac screen with other participants in the Zoom meeting.

How to Share Screen with Zoom on Mac

Before you go ahead with the following procedure, make sure your Mac is running macOS Mojave or later. Assuming you…

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How to Join & Host Zoom Meetings on Mac

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Want to host a Zoom meeting yourself, right from your Mac? How about joining a Zoom meeting? If you’ve been using video calling services to work from home, collaborate with colleagues, or stay in touch with your loved ones during this quarantine period, you’ve probably heard of Zoom already, and you might be interested in trying out hosting meetings yourself, or perhaps you’re just curious how to join an existing Zoom meeting in the first place.

If you’re already familiar with the process of joining and hosting Zoom meetings on iPhone and iPad, you’ll…

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How to Use Snap Camera Filters on Zoom, Skype, & Hangouts Video Chat

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Looking for a way to have a bit more fun and goof around on video chat? Snapchat Camera allows you to use Snapchat filters applied directly to other video chat apps used on a Mac or Windows PC, including Skype, Zoom, Hangouts, and more.

So, do you want to use the Snapchat filters you know and love while video calling your colleagues, friends, and family members?

Snap Camera is a software developed by none other than Snapchat themselves to allow people use the filters and lenses they’re accustomed to, while video calling from a computer. It’s free to…

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How to Look Better on Zoom with “Touch Up My Appearance”

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Do you want to look a bit better while video calling your friends, colleagues, and family with Zoom? You’re certainly not alone. If you use Zoom for online meetings, you can take advantage of its “Touch Up My Appearance” feature for this purpose, which works as a visual filter that basically digitally airbrushes your appearance a bit to spruce it up. This feature is available for Zoom on iPhone, iPad, Windows PC, and Mac.

Not only does Zoom allow you to host and join meetings with up to 100 participants for free, but it also gives you the option to…

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How to Use Zoom Virtual Backgrounds on iPhone & iPad

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Zoom is a popular video conferencing solution that allows people to participate in remote meetings, online classes, or even just social events. One of the fun ways it stands out from the rest of the video chat competition is by letting users change their backgrounds while they’re in a video call.

The virtual background feature that Zoom has to offer allows you to display an image as your background during a Zoom meeting. This is extremely helpful in cases where your room is just a mess or if you’re having privacy concerns and don’t want other people in…

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How to Share Screen with Zoom on iPhone & iPad

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If you’re using Zoom meetings for teleconferencing, you may find it useful to know how you can share the screen of iPhone or iPad from Zoom. This can be helpful for many reasons, whether to go over work together, show a presentation, walk through something, or any number of other purposes for screen sharing.

Zoom makes sharing the screen of iPhone and iPad quite easy, but like anything else you need to know how it works. This article will show you how you can screen share using Zoom in iOS and iPadOS.

How to Share Screen with Zoom on iPhone & iPad

Although you…

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