Enable your custom background on Microsoft Teams
Microsoft just shipped an update for Microsoft Teams. It has the option to insert one of a set of predefined images. And a hidden one to add your own!
With a lot of people working from home now, we’re giving the world a peek into our homes. It may not always be the most representative. You may not have a dedicated room (like me) and sit at the kitchen table. The option to inject a picture of your office or your favorite spot in the mountains is super useful.
To add your own images. Make sure they have the following dimension: 1920×1080.
Then, the only thing you need to do is to save the image in the following (hidden) directory in jpg format in Windows:
And on a Mac:
Your custom images will show up at the bottom of the list.
And as you can see, this puts me back in the office, with my virtual colleagues.