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How can I blur the background in Skype?

I read on https://www.ultimatepocket.com/skypes-cool-useful-background-blurring-feature-goes-live-for-the-pc-and-mac (mirror):

[blurring the background is] available is what Microsoft calls Skype (Version 8) on Windows, Mac, and Linux, or what you might know as the traditional Skype app.

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But I don't see the option on my side despite updating Skype:

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I use Skype version 8.41.0.54 on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate and Windows 10 RS5.

After updating to Skype version 8.46.0.60, I saw:

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But still no "blur the background" option.

  • I don't have anyone I can call right now to test it, but try this - begin a video call then hover over the video button. ‘Blur my background’ will then appear as an option, and you can toggle it on. – Tetsujin May 1 at 7:28
  • @Tetsujin Thanks, didn't work – Franck Dernoncourt Jun 9 at 1:19
  • @FranckDernoncourt - Are you using the Desktop or UWP application? – Ramhound Jun 9 at 1:41
  • @Ramhound I tried both – Franck Dernoncourt Jun 9 at 1:47
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The blur the background option finally showed up on Skype version 8.46.0.60:

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