Share your videos in Microsoft Stream (Classic)


Microsoft Stream (Classic) is being retired and replaced by Stream (on SharePoint) and Microsoft Teams live events. It is recommended to start using Stream (on SharePoint) by uploading videos to SharePoint, Teams, Viva Engage, or OneDrive, and to run your live events through Teams and Viva Engage.

Functionality in Stream (Classic) will be changed and removed leading up to the retirement date. Learn more about Stream (on SharePoint)...

Share your Microsoft Stream (Classic) videos with others by using the following methods:

  • Share via email
  • Share by sending the link
  • Share at a specific time
  • Share directly on Yammer

You can also embed your video on other internal company websites. Learn more about embedding videos.

Share a video with your coworkers

  1. In Stream, select the Share icon Share icon. from either the video page or when finding videos through search or browse.


  2. On the Share tab, copy the link URL to share the video in a message to your coworkers. You can also share the link from the address bar of the video page directly.

    Screenshot with Share button emphasized.

Share through email

  1. On the Share page, select the Email tab and add the list of users or groups that you would like to share with, or type in an email address from your company.

  2. Select Send and close and an email will be sent to those people.

    Screen shot of sharing dialog.

To share a video at a particular time, select the Start at check box and set the time that you would like to share the video at. The time will pre-populate based on when you select the Share icon Share icon..

You can play the video or seek to find the desired point and then select the Share icon Share icon.. Alternatively, set the time by typing in the box using MM:SS or HHH:MM:SS format. You can then share the link URL with your colleagues.

Screenshot of the Share dialog with the start at time field emphasized.

Share directly on Yammer

Select Yammer share on the Share tab. This will open a Yammer share page where you can share the video with your colleagues on Yammer and within Yammer groups. Users can then watch the video directly in Yammer.

Screenshot of the Share dialog showing the option to share on Yammer.

To learn more about inline playback in Yammer, see Using Microsoft Stream (Classic) in Yammer.

Permissions on your video

Only people authorized to see a video will be able to view it. By default, when you upload a video, the permissions are set for the video to be visible to the whole company. If you want to specify permissions to the specific users/groups, you can customize the video permissions. You can do that during upload or at some later time by editing the video permissions.

To choose specific groups/channels, or users, go to the Permissions tab and select who can view the video. To view the video, they must be signed in to Microsoft Stream. You can also make the video private.

See also

Inviting coworkers to use Microsoft Stream How Stream (Classic) works with various products