Skype Help

    What is background blur in Skype?

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    When the focus belongs on you and not your room, you can choose to blur your background during a video call in Skype. The option to blur your background is available in Skype on Windows, Mac, and Skype for Windows 10 (version 14).

    How do I blur my background during a video call in Skype?

    To start your call with the background blurred, hover over the video video button button and select Blur my background. To blur your background during a call, hover over the video button or select the More more menu menu and then select Blur My background

    How do I blur my background for all video calls in Skype?

    To turn background blur on for all calls, click your profile picture and click Settings. Click Audio & Video then toggle Blur my background for all calls to On.

    Why don't I see the option to blur my video?

    In order to blur your background in Skype, your computer processor needs to support Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2). For more information, check with your computer manufacturer.