Microsoft Stream (Classic) will be retired February 15, 2024 and replaced by Stream (on SharePoint). It is recommended to start using Stream (on SharePoint) by uploading videos to SharePoint, Teams, Yammer, or OneDrive.

Stream (Classic) live events will be retired September 15, 2023 and replaced by Teams live events.

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

Show a scrolling transcript window for a video in Microsoft Stream (Classic)

From the playback page of any Microsoft Stream (Classic) video, you can view a scrolling transcript window so you can easily navigate and follow along with the spoken content of a video.


If you scroll the transcript window, it will stop automatic scrolling.

  1. In Stream, go to a video, and click View settings.

  2. Click Show transcript.

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