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Office 365 Video - Uploading Videos

Office 365 Video is an intranet portal where people in your organization can post and view videos.

Create a channel

  1. Select Channels.

  2. Select + New Channel.

  3. In the Start a new channel pane:

    • Type a name for the channel, in the Give it a name box.

    • Select the color you want to appear in the channel header and next to the channel name in the directory.

    • Select Create.

Screenshot of the Start A New Channel pane.

Note: You have to have channel admin permission to create a channel. By default, everyone in your organization has channel admin permission.

Upload a video

  1. Select Upload on the menu bar.

  2. Select the channel you want to upload the video to in the Select a channel box.

  3. To upload your video:

    • Drag the video file from File Explorer to the Select videos to upload or drag files herearea.

    • Click on the Select videos to upload or drag files here area, select a video in the Choose File to Upload dialog box, and then select Open.

  4. While the video is uploading, enter or modify the video title in the Title box and enter an optional description.

  5. Select Go to video to view your video after the upload is complete.

Screenshot of the Uploading screen showing the  title, description, and upload progress for a video.

For information about the types of files, you can upload, see Video formats that work in Office 365 Video.

Choose the thumbnail image for a video

  1. Select a video, and pause the video playback if you want.

  2. Select Manage.

  3. Select Thumbnail.

  4. In the Choose a thumbnail pane, select the thumbnail you want to use, or select Upload an image if you want to use an existing image file as the thumbnail.

  5. Close the Choose a thumbnail pane.

Screenshot of the Choose A Thumbnail pane.

Note: It might take several minutes for the new thumbnail to appear to other Office 365 Video users.   

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at

Keywords:office 365 video upload channel app application   Doc ID:82478
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-05-29 09:45 MSTUpdated:2018-05-29 10:15 MST
Sites:New Mexico State University
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