WhatsApp: How to change the background of your video calls?

WhatsApp continues to release news on its platform. We recently released the be able to speed up voice messages and the messages that self-destruct. And more improvements are coming soon, including being able to change the background of video calls.

While the latter is happening, here we share a secret trick to hide the background of your video calls. This method can only be performed in iPhone, as it is included in the latest update of your iOS operating system, and it’s completely useful if you don’t want them to see what’s behind you during video calls.

Video calls through WhatsApp, how to hide the Zoo-style background- Blog Hola Telcel

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“Portrait mode” for WhatsApp

This trick is called “Portrait mode” and it allows blurring backgrounds so that your face is the only thing that is appreciated through video calls. This function is similar to the one offered by Zoom, Google Meet and Messenger, and it is expected that it will soon integrate the function of ‘virtual funds’ so that you can customize it to your liking.

How to change the background of your video calls on WhatsApp?

1. Make sure you have the latest version of iOS on your iPhone.
2. Make a WhatsApp video call with any contact.
3. When he answers you, lower the control panel of your iPhone.
4. Press on the upper corner, in the widget what does it say “Effects”.

Effects for WhatsApp video calls from an iPhone, trick to change the background- Blog Hola Telcel

5. A new window will open, with the WhatsApp video call icon and below the option to activate the “Portrait mode”.

WhatsApp "portrait mode" to hide the background of video calls on iPhone phones- Blog Hola Telcel

Once activated the ‘portrait mode ‘, you will notice the blurred background and no one will see where you are. But remember, this trick only works on iPhone phones.

When you want to deactivate the ‘portrait mode ‘, just perform the same procedure and your video calls will return to normal. Try this simple trick and let us know if it worked for you. Take advantage that with your Telcel’s Unlimited Friend you have unlimited social networks, such as WhatsApp, and connectivity to #TelcelLaMejorRed with the highest coverage.

Man winking and trying the WhatsApp trick to hide the background of video calls- Blog Hola Telcel

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