These are the 10 most beautiful American cities to set as your Teams background
In this article you can find pictures of the 10 most beautiful and best American cities. These galleries are free photos originally published on Unsplash.
Right-click on the background and save the photo. Then activate the photo in Microsoft Teams using this tip.
1. New York City, NY United States
New York is the largest city in the United States of America. Thanks to its leading and influential role in commerce, finance, media, public relations, art, fashion and education, it is considered one of the most important cities in the world. The city is also called New York City or NYC to distinguish it from the state of New York in which it lies. New York is not the capital of that state, which is Albany.
2. Los Angeles, CA - California
Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often shortened to L.A., is a large and sprawling city on the west coast of the United States. It is the largest city in the state of California and the second largest in the United States. According to the 2019 census, there were 3,979,576 people living within the city limits. Los Angeles is the centre of the Greater Los Angeles Area, a metropolitan area in Southern California with a population of nearly 18 million. In addition, Los Angeles is the capital of Los Angeles County, the most populous and ethnically diverse county in California.
3. Chicago, IL - Illinois - Cook Country
Chicago is the largest city in the US state of Illinois and the administrative centre of Cook County. With a population of 2,693,976 (2019) in the city and more than 9 million in the metropolitan area, Chicago is the largest city in the US after New York and Los Angeles.
4. Houston, TX - Gulf of Mexico
Houston is the largest city in Texas in the United States of America. The city is located on the Gulf of Mexico. In terms of population, it is the fourth largest city in the US and the largest on the Gulf Coast. Houston is in Harris County, the third largest county in the US in terms of population. Houston itself has about 2 million inhabitants, with a metropolitan area of 6 million.
5. Phoenix, AZ - Arizona - Maricopa County
Phoenix is the capital of the state of Arizona in the southwestern United States of America. With a population of 1,615,017, the city is the largest in the state and the fifth largest in the country. Phoenix is the only capital city of a US state that has more than a million inhabitants. The metropolitan area has an estimated population of 4.2 million. Phoenix is one of the fastest growing cities in the US. The city has a desert climate and is located on the north-eastern edge of the Sonoran Desert.
6. Philadelphia, PA - Pennsylvania
Philadelphia is a city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, in the eastern part of the country. With a population of over 1.5 million (2014), it is the largest city in Pennsylvania and the sixth largest city in the United States. Philadelphia forms the heart of the Delaware Valley metropolitan region, which is home to a total of 7.2 million residents.
7. San Antonio, TX - Texas
8. San Diego, CA - California - San Diego County
San Diego is a city in the United States, located in San Diego County, in the far south-west of California, on the border with Mexico. The city has 1.3 million inhabitants and is mainly known as an industrial and commercial centre. Due to its mild steppe climate and location on the Pacific Ocean, San Diego is a busy seaside resort. Well-known attractions are SeaWorld San Diego, the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park.
9. Dallas, TX - Texas
Dallas is the third largest city in the state of Texas (after Houston and San Antonio), with 1.2 million inhabitants in the city itself and 6.1 million in the Dallas-Arlington-FortWorth metropolitan area. This makes the metropolitan area the fourth largest in the United States in terms of population.
10. San Jose, California
San Jose is a city on the west coast of the United States, in the state of California. Together with the cities of San Francisco and Oakland, it forms the San Francisco Bay Area metropolitan area. With a population of 1,035,317 (2017), it is the largest core of the region and the third largest city in the state of California, after Los Angeles and San Diego.
Officially, the city is called The City of San José, with an accent on the last e; for everyday use, the name San José has been recommended since 1979, to emphasise its Spanish origin. In practice, the accent is often omitted as the English language has almost no accents.
How can you upload your own background in Microsoft Teams?
You can upload your own background before entering a online meeting. This allows you to be prepared and to select the right background for the type of meeting.
First press start meeting, then choose the Microsoft Teams background by pressing: add image at the top right. (as indicated in red in the picture below) Choose the desired background or add a picture.