You must be getting tired of listening to the phrase “Work from Home”. The Covid-19 pandemic has left everyone with the option to work from home only. Whether you’re a teacher or a business person, you have no other way to do your job except on video calls. No doubt, long video conferences with your colleagues can become tedious.
We have a solution for that. You can try using the Snap Camera app and add snap chat filters to spice up your meetings. Go ahead and give everyone a little laugh, be the fun at your boring meetings. You must be wondering what is the Snap Camera app, and how can you use it on your computer? Well, you are in the right place. Continue reading, and you will find out.
What is the Snap Camera App?
The Snap Camera app helps you to apply different lenses to your face or the background in the Microsoft Teams. The app becomes a virtual webcam on your PC. It accepts the input from the physical webcam present on your computer and adds filters to the output.
Now, here’s a guide on how you can use the filters in your Microsoft Teams.
Steps to describe how to use Snap Camera:
Download the Snap Camera app on your computer
Go to this link (https://snapcamera.snapchat.com/ ) and download the app. Start the installation process. You have to read and accept the “Snap Camera License Agreement” to proceed further. Verify the reCAPTCHA box. Double-click on the installer file to install the app on your computer. Inputting your email address is optional.
Set up the app
Once you’re finished with installing the app, open it. Go to the gear icon at the top right of the Snap camera. Click on the options “Choose your camera“. You should go to the Hotkeys section and set up a hotkey so that you can remember how to turn on/off the filter quickly. Choose any filter and have fun.
Use the app in Microsoft Teams
If you were using the Microsoft Team’s before you set up the camera, then close it. Re-open the Microsoft teams and go to the settings. In the settings section, choose “Devices“. Choose the Snap Camera from the camera settings option.
If you are already present in an ongoing meeting, then go to the three-dot menu. Click on it and choose Show Device Settings from the list. On the right side of the screen, you will see the Camera option, and now, choose Snap Camera. You can enjoy the filters until you change the settings. You can remove the filter by selecting the “Switch Camera” option present on the lower right corner of your video conference screen.
You found all your information regarding the new Snap Camera app. Now, use the app to add funny filters on yourself or make your coworkers use them. Even the shy guy from your team can turn on his webcam and have a little fun using the Potato filter.
During the stress hours of the pandemic, everyone is trying to do their job even when they are stuck in their homes. Use the filters and bring the fun back to your workplace. I hope this article was hopeful and you learned how to use the Snap Camera in your Microsoft Teams meetings. If you have any queries or feedback, please write down the comment in the below comment box.