Microsoft Stream contributors can create channels to categorize and organize videos.
For more infomation how channels work: Overview of groups & channels

Considerations

  • Companywide channels must have a unique name across your organization.
  • Group channels must have a unique name within a group.
  • A description and channel image should be added to make it easier for people to find and recognize your channel.

Create a new channel

  1. In the Microsoft Stream portal, select Create > Create a channel from the top navigation bar.

    Create Channel
  2. In the Create Channel dialog, give a unique name and description for your channel. Channel names are limited to 30 characters. Channel descriptions are limited to 2,000 characters.

    Create Channel Dialog
  3. In the Channel access field select if you want your channel to be a companywide channel or a group channel. If you select group channel enter the group you want the channel to be contained in.

    Group channel setting screenshot >[AZURE.NOTE] You can't change the channel type after the channel is created.
  4. Add a Custom channel image to make your channel look unique.
  5. Press Create.

You can now start adding videos to your chanel. You can also edit your channel's metadata so that your channel's information could be more accurate.

Get back to your channels

Once the channel is created, you can get back to your channels under My content > My channels

View Channels

See also

Get started

Overview of groups & channels

Create groups

Permissions

Adding videos to groups & channels

Edit channels