Waterloo Region Virtual Backgrounds

Share the Waterloo Region Love

Now is not the time to travel, but the time is now to show off your regional pride by featuring your favourite scene as a background in your next virtual meeting. For work, catching up with family, or even virtual happy hour with friends, choose from our new library of Zoom backgrounds and showcase Waterloo Region in your next video call.

How to change your Zoom background:
  1. Click on the background of your choice.
  2. When image opens in new tab, right-click on it and select “Save Image.”
  3. When you’re in a Zoom meeting, click the “^” arrow next to “Start/Stop Video.”
  4. Select “Choose a virtual background.”
  5. Click the small “+” sign and select “Add Image.”
  6. Select your saved Explore Waterloo Backgrounds Zoom background.
  7. Uncheck the box that says “Mirror my Video.”
  8. Prepare for applause from your meeting mates.

If you use our Zoom backgrounds in your next virtual meet and greet, share a screenshot and tag @ExploreWR on Instagram, Twitter, or @ExploreWaterlooRegion on Facebook, and use the hashtag #WRunited.