How To Change My Zoom Picture When Video Is Off

To change your Zoom profile picture when your video is off, you can easily do so by following a couple of straightforward steps. Start by launching the Zoom application on your device and signing into your account.

Step 1: Access Your Profile Settings

Once you have logged in, click on your profile picture in the top right corner of the screen. This will take you to your profile settings page.

Step 2: Select ‘Background & Effects’

On the profile settings page, scroll down until you see the option for ‘Background & Effects’. Click on this option and you will be taken to a new page.

Step 3: Choose Your Virtual Background

On the ‘Background & Effects’ page, you will see a list of virtual backgrounds that you can choose from. You can either select one of these backgrounds or upload your own image by clicking on the ‘+’ icon in the top right corner.

Step 4: Adjust Your Virtual Background

Once you have selected your virtual background, you can adjust it to fit your preferences. You can move and scale the image using the controls on the screen.

Step 5: Save Your Changes

After you have adjusted your virtual background, click on the ‘Save’ button in the top right corner of the screen to save your changes. You will now see your new virtual background when video is off during a Zoom meeting.


Changing your Zoom picture when video is off is a simple process that can be done in just a few steps. By following the instructions outlined above, you can easily customize your virtual background and make your Zoom meetings more engaging and personalized.