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Summer really is sneaking up on us this year, and that means it’s time to start planning one of our favorite holidays—the 4th of July! Whether you are safely celebrating in-person or planning a virtual party, you’re going to want to use these festive 4th of July Zoom backgrounds to get into the patriotic spirit..
From American flags to our favorite summer traditions, we have plenty of high-res images that will get you excited for Independence Day. Consider booking in-person or virtual party entertainment like a country band, magician, or face painter to take your celebration to the next level.
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Pro Tip: Make sure to click on one of the download image links BELOW the image (1920 x 1080 for desktop or 756 x 1008 for mobile). The links hold the high-resolution image for your 4th of July Zoom background. P.S. These work as Google Meet Virtual Backgrounds, too!
Here are 30 free 4th of July Zoom backgrounds to celebrate Independence Day:
1. American Sweetheart
Show your love for our country with this 4th of July Zoom background or festive mobile wallpaper.
Can’t make it to the carnival or state fair this summer? Imagine yourself taking part in an American summer tradition to transport you there.
Pro tip: Book carnival games to complete the 4th of July party theme!
3. Stars and Stripes
You can never have too much red, white, and blue in July. Use this festive background all summer long!
4. American Flag Pool Float
Spending the 4th of July floating in the pool or wishing you were? Hop on your next video call with a setting to match the day.
5. 4th of July Parade
If your local 4th of July parade isn’t taking place this year, upload this backdrop, listen to this playlist, and feel like you are part of the crowd!
6. Statue of Liberty
Lady Liberty, the American flag, and fireworks are the perfect combination to celebrate July 4th.
7. American Flag Cake
Get some serious inspiration for a dessert with this beautiful American flag cake.
8. American Flag and Sparkler
Sparklers are a favorite for any American holiday. Upload this backdrop to get in on the 4th of July activities, even if you can’t physically celebrate together this year.
9. Festive Porch
There is nothing more Americana than a porch decked out in flags and buntings during the summer.
10. Beach Fireworks
Get a front-row seat of fireworks on the beach this year, right at home!
11. American Flag
Show off your love for America by using the flag as your backdrop during your 4th of July video chat.
12. Beach Party
Take a quick trip to the beach to celebrate Independence Day.
13. Blue Stars
This abstract star backdrop is a fun way to decorate digitally for the holiday.
14. July 4th
Obviously we all know the date of America’s Independence Day! Keep things simple by decorating Zoom calls with these calendar blocks.
15. Flag on the Beach
You can practically smell the salty air and feel the sand between your toes with this image.
16. Grill Master
Get the grill fired up because a 4th of July party is one of those holidays where you need to cook outside.
Pro tip: Not a master on the grill? Book a caterer to do all the cooking for your 4th of July celebration.
17. Flag and Felt Stars
There is nothing cuter than DIY holiday decorations! These felt stars are giving us some serious decor inspiration.
18. Patriotic Pup
This little cutie needs to make an appearance during your next virtual call. Use this funny image to get guests laughing and smiling during your meeting.
19. Candles and Sparklers
This high-res picture gives off ultimate summer night vibes.
20. Rustic Flag
You can never go wrong with sporting any type of red, white, and blue for the 4th of July. Use this image for a rustic spin on the American flag.
21. Uncle Sam Hat
We want YOU to use this background during your virtual 4th of July celebration. Position yourself in the center of the screen so it looks like you’re wearing Uncle Sam’s iconic top hat!
Firecrackers are mandatory to celebrate the 4th of July. If you can’t light them off this year, use them as a virtual background instead!
23. 4th of July Banner
Download to keep the message sweet and simple. You can even use this image in a virtual invitation for your celebration!
24. Picnic Spread
Hot dogs, corn bread, and cupcakes sound pretty good to us! Make everyone’s mouth water with this tasty backdrop.
Pro tip: Consider hiring a virtual bartender to help you shake up patriotic cocktails during your celebration.
25. Patriotic Pineapple
Are you the host of this year’s 4th of July party? Show your hospitality and American pride with this patriotic pineapple.
26. Fun in the Sun
4th of July is all about having fun, and this background does just that.
27. 4th of July Pawty
Another dog background option because they’re just too cute!
28. Flag Pinwheels
Celebrate the summer and upcoming American holidays with these fun and festive pinwheels.
29. Bald Eagle
Nothing says “America” more than a beautiful bald eagle.
30. Liberty Bell
Take a quick trip to Philadelphia! One of America’s signature and iconic symbols is perfect for the history lover to use as a virtual background.
How to Change your Background on Zoom
Click on one of the links below your favorite 4th of July Zoom background to open a 1920 pixel X 1080 pixel file for desktop or 756 pixel x 1008 pixel file for your mobile device. Then you can right-click, and save the image to your desktop or tap and save to your mobile photo library.
Pro Tip: If you do not have a green screen (it’s ok—most people do not), you can choose a room with a wall that has a solid background color.
When you log into your Zoom account:
- Click your profile picture and choose the settings link.
- Find the Virtual Background tab. (You’ll need to make sure the Virtual Background button is "on" from the Meeting tab.)
- In the Virtual Background tab, you can upload your own 4th of July virtual background saved on your desktop.
If you’re using Zoom from your phone:
- When you’re logged in, click the More tab and tap the Virtual Background option.
- Choose a background from the provided library or upload your own photos.