MC277112: Introducing background effects on web

Introducing background effects on web. If you want to change what appears behind you in your video meeting or call, you can either blur your background or replace it entirely with any image you want. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 85738.

When you use Teams on the web, you can either blur your background or replace it entirely with the images provided in your video meeting or call. Note: Blurring or replacing your background might not prevent sensitive information from being visible to other people in the call or meeting.

MC277112: Introducing background effects on web

Note: Blurring or replacing your background might not prevent sensitive information from being visible to other people in the call or meeting.

Affected Workloads

  • Microsoft Teams

When this will happen

We expect this rollout to begin in early December (previously late November) and expect the rollout to be completed by mid-December (previously early December)

How this will affect your organization

Web users will now have the ability to use background effects for video calls. You can manage the Video effects policy via PowerShell or via the Tenant Admin dashboard.

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Message ID: MC277112
Published: 10 August 2021
Updated: 19 October 2021
Effective: December 6, 2021
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