Make your virtual Christmas gatherings festive with these Microsoft Teams Backgrounds

Rabia Noureen

Christmas Backgrounds Microsoft Teams

Microsoft has launched a new set of holiday backgrounds for Microsoft Teams and Skype. These custom backgrounds are inspired by Microsoft 365 apps, including OneDrive, SharePoint, Microsoft Lists, and Microsoft Teams.

If you are planning a work Christmas party or family catch-up, we have compiled a selection of free Christmas backgrounds to make your virtual get-together more festive.

First up, the greetings card company Hallmark has released a handful of holiday-themed free Teams backgrounds. On the Hallmark website, users can find a curated list of festive backgrounds of all varieties. Here’s a look at some of the best Microsoft Teams virtual backgrounds:

Moving on,, which is a library of free, high-quality stock images, is also offering its selection of free background images for video calls. Users simply need to download these backdrops and add them to Teams while setting up their video meetings.

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Finally, the popular freelancing platform, “The Bash” has compiled a huge collection of festive custom backgrounds. They are categorized into Christmas presents, snowy Christmas tree, Christmas Lights, and more.

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No matter how you’re celebrating Christmas this year, you can still connect with your friends and family by hosting virtual holiday parties, happy hours, and game nights. Microsoft has detailed some interesting Christmas celebration ideas, and we invite you to read the blog post for details. Also, don’t forget to check out our dedicated Teams backgrounds hub for more background options.