Guide to fix Lagging and Black Screen issue in Zoom

Guide to fix Lagging and Black Screen issue in Zoom

During this pandemic, it was just nearly less possible to meet your friends, family, clients, and colleagues. Who thought the tables will turn this way, there was a halt in schools to colleges, jobs to business, and reunions to party. And the strange thing was that the whole world was suffering from this. Those days, people were preferring video calling apps for communications.

Many video-calling applications showed up but Zoom was the most familiar app listed in the most used app in video-calling in lockdown. Now communicating overseas was possible easily using Zoom, without any cost. Despite poor internet connection issues, bugs, and errors present in the application were interfering in the communication. You may have come across lagging and black screen issues in Zoom, if you do still now, don’t worry we’ve got you covered up. Here’s how you can fix that. Without further ado, let’s get started.

Guide to fix Lagging and Black Screen issue in Zoom

How to Fix Lagging and Black Screen issue in Zoom

The reasons behind the lagging and black screen issue during the video call could be many, once you perform a troubleshoot, the Zoom app supposed to work fine. Just follow the explanatory guide that we’ve managed to provide you.

Disable the Virtual Backgrounds

To disable the Virtual Backgrounds:

  1. Run the Zoom application on PC
  2. Log-in with your credentials
  3. Visit Settings
  4. Click on “Virtual Background” located at the top right corner of the screen
  5. Select “None”.

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Update the Zoom application

The issue will get resolved if you updated the Zom application if the update is available.

  1. Log in to Zoom with your respective credentials
  2. Click on the profile picture located at the top-right corner of the screen
  3. Click on “Check for Updates”

Set the video settings

Let’s turn off the unwanted settings on Zoom for a smooth video-calling experience

  1. Open the Zoom app and login
  2. Visit settings
  3. Visit the video tab and search for “My video”
  4. You will see options like a mirror, touch up, and HD, disable them all

What if Nothing Works?

If the solutions provided above won’t work out for you then it’s recommended to update the graphics card drivers. However, Zoom does not require a graphic card but fi you have one then don’t hesitate to update the drivers. And suppose in the end nothing works, then it’s recommended to use another video calling applications as Google meet. The Zoom application you’re using might be the culprit, your system is just fine.

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Hrishi Parkhe

Hrishi is a B.S.E IT/Sales graduate from Mumbai who went on to work in neither of those fields in the end. It happens. He's a freelance writer, loves to travel, experiencing the things with that money which surprise him. Hrishi loved to watch anime, movies and listening to music but this doesn't mean he's a hikikomori. He always believes that there's so much in those things that we miss out on every day.

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