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Change the playback speed of a video in Microsoft Stream (Classic)

You can choose to watch a video at faster or slower speeds.


This feature is not currently available on browsers that require Flash for playback. To be able to change speeds, the HTML5 player should be used.

  1. In Stream, click the video that you want to watch.

  2. Click the Settings icon Settings icon., and then select Playback Speed.

  3. Select the desired speed.

    Change the speed.