Blur Your Background in Google Meet

While in a Google Meet you can blur your background to limit distractions. Everything behind you will appear blurred.  Background blur is not currently available on Chromebooks.

Blur Your Background

In a Meeting:

  1. On the bottom right, click More Customize and control Google Chrome
  2. Click Turn on background blur .

Before a Meeting:

  1. Go to and then select the meeting.
  1. On the bottom right of your self view, click Turn on background blur .
  1. Click Join Now.