Use Microsoft Stream (Classic) in Microsoft Teams


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)...

Make it easy for your team to collaborate using video by adding a Microsoft Stream (Classic) channel or video as a tab in Microsoft Teams.


The permissions on the video or channel in Stream (Classic) are respected in Microsoft Teams.

Get a channel or video URL from Microsoft Stream (Classic)

  1. In Stream, select the channel or video URL directly from the address bar or your browser on the channel or video page.

    Or, click the Share icon Share icon. on the desired video, click Share, and copy the URL.

    Share with Teams.

  2. Open Microsoft Teams.

  3. Select the plus icon on the tab bar of your Team channel.

    Plus icon.

  4. Select the Microsoft Stream tab.

    Stream (Classic) share.

  5. Paste the URL into the direct link section, then click Save.

    Share and save.

If you added a channel, select any video in the channel to watch it in the Microsoft Stream (Classic) tab.

See also

How Stream (Classic) works with other products

How to share a video or channel