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As of June 2024, the mini Teams experience in Microsoft Teams (free) will no longer be available to those using Windows 23H2 or higher. If you're on versions of Windows below 23H2, you will continue to have the Chat signature experience available. To get the latest Windows experience, select Start > Settings > Windows Update, then select Check for updates. If updates are available, you can install them.

In Microsoft Teams (ree), you can record a video clip for up to a minute and send it to a chat.

Note: If you want to send a video clip on mobile, learn more about how to take photos and videos using the camera in Microsoft Teams (free) on mobile.

To send a video clip:

  1. Open Microsoft Teams (free).


    • From the mini Teams window in Windows 11, select the button The open Teams button in Mini Teams. to open Microsoft Teams (free).

    • From Chat in Windows 11, select the Open Teams button  Teams open Teams in Windows 11.

  2. Go to the chat that you want to send the video clip to.

  3. Select the Record a video clip button Teams video message button on desktop, next to the Send button Teams send button.

  4. In the Record your video clip window, select the Record button to record a video clip for up to one minute. You will have the ability to pause and restart your recording as you go. You will also have the option to select a different audio or video device if available.

  5. When you're finished recording your video, select Review. At any time, you can close the window to cancel and delete the video clip.

  6. In the Review recording window, you will have the option to Record again to delete your previous clip and record a new one or Send to your chat.

  7. When your video is ready, select Send. The video will be sent to your chat and will only be available to view and download by the people in that chat.

What are captions in a video clip?

Video captions enable you to read the words that are spoken during the recorded video clip. Captions are automatically generated when a video clip is uploaded. Only the video owner can download captions separately from the video itself. Captions cannot be deleted separately from the video clip. To delete captions, just delete the video clip.

To view the list of supported languages for captions, see Language and voice support.

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