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Restrict who can create organization-wide channels in Microsoft Stream (Classic)

As an organization you may want to limit who can upload create organization-wide channels in Stream. By default, everyone can create organization-wide channels.

You need to be a Stream (Classic) admin to change this setting.

  1. In Stream, go to Settings Settings icon. > Admin settings

    Settings menu to get to stream admin.

  2. Set Content creation > Restrict companywide channel creation to On.



    When this setting is enabled, employees will not be allowed to create new organization-wide channels. However, any previously created organization-wide channels will remain in the system and not be automatically deleted.

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