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Play video and audio files backed by OneDrive for Business or SharePoint across Microsoft 365 with just one web player.

The web player supports a range of file types you can consume in OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online sites, Stream, and Yammer communities.

Features detailed below may be in the process of rolling out across Microsoft 365; your experience may vary slightly until rollouts are complete.

Consume video and audio your way with customizable features

Sometimes you need to get straight to the section of video most relevant to you. Other times, you want an immersive experience. The web player on SharePoint and OneDrive for Business delivers with a host of features that let you customize playback. 

Skip forward or backward by 10 seconds 

Missed a beat or want to jump ahead? You can skip forward or backward in your video or audio by 10 seconds.

Change Volume

To increase or decrease volume, hover over the volume icon and choose a suitable volume by clicking on the volume slider

Playback speed for Teams meeting recordings

For video and audio files saved to OneDrive and SharePoint, you can change the playback speed to 2x, 1.8x, 1.5x, 1.2x, 1x, and 0.5x. Click on the Playback Speed menu to select a suitable speed.

Change Quality

Video quality can be changed by clicking on Settings > Quality. By default, the player will attempt to choose the best compatible quality for your video automatically.

Closed captions

Make videos and Teams meeting recordings more inclusive for all viewers with closed captions. Closed captions can be uploaded and generated from Video Settings. To turn closed captions on/off, toggle the CC button. 

You can customize the captions display by clicking Caption settings > Size, color, etc. Your customizations will be remembered and automatically applied to future videos you view.


Full screen

To enjoy your video full screen click on the full screen icon on the player. Alternatively, you can use the shortcut Alt + Enter.

Open in browser

Open videos and audio files embedded in M365 experiences in the immersive Stream Web App using the Open in Browser button. Alternatively, you can use the keyboard shortcut Alt + O.

Keyboard shortcuts and accessibility

The following keyboard commands are available during playback.


Keyboard shortcuts

Play or pause media

Alt/Option + K

Close open popups


Enter or exit full screen mode

Note: Full screen mode isn't supported in some versions of IE11.

Alt/Option + Enter 

Open in browser

Alt/Option + O

Mute or unmute sound

Alt/Option + M

Toggle between caption languages

Alt/Option + C

Increase playback speed

Alt/Option + X

Decrease playback speed

Alt/Option + Z

Skip 10 seconds forward

Alt/Option + L

Skip 10 seconds backward

Alt/Option + J

Increase volume

Alt/Option + up arrow key

Decrease volume

Alt/Option + down arrow key

Seek forward 15 seconds

Alt/Option + right arrow key

Seek backward 15 seconds

Alt/Option + left arrow key

Go to 0% to 90% of the media

Alt/Option + 0 to 9 number keys

Toggle noise suppression on and off

Alt/Option + A

Access keyboard shortcuts 

Alt/Option + G

Report an issue

To report a technical issue to Microsoft, click Help > Report an Issue from the top right of the player.

If you are unable to find the Help option from the menu on the top right, click the Open in browser button and then try opening the menu in the new tab.

Our team appreciates your feedback as we continue to improve the Microsoft 365 playback experience.

If there's a concern involving the content you've viewed, reach out directly to the video owner or your company's IT admin.

Microsoft respects the intellectual property rights of others. To report infringement, navigate to Playback settings Report an issue Report infringement at the bottom of the page.

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