Published August 10, 2021

Microsoft Stream (built on SharePoint): Updated Web player for video

Reference ID: MC261352 | Effective: September 20, 2021

MC261352 – Updated August 10, 2021: Microsoft has updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

The web player for audio & video files that are stored in OneDrive and SharePoint (including when those files are embedded in Teams, Yammer, and SharePoint web parts) is being updated with a new user look and feel and adheres to greater levels of accessibility for keyboard navigation and screen readers. Please see Play video & audio files on Microsoft 365 – SharePoint for more details.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 82039

When this will happen:

Microsoft expects the rollout of this new feature to begin for Targeted release in early July (previously late June) and expect the full rollout to be completed for Standard tenants by late September (previously late August).

Note: Some users may see this feature before other users within your organization.

How this affects your organization:

Users will see and interact with the new player for all OneDrive for Business and SharePoint video and audio files.

New version of ODSP player.

Previous version of ODSP player.

What you need to do to prepare:

No specific preparation required. You might want to notify your users about this updated design and update any training or documentation as needed.

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