Assign Microsoft Stream admins

Stream admins manage creation of company-wide channels, can edit video metadata for all videos, reassign ownership of a group or channel, remove videos, and can set up a Stream usage policy for your organization.

To assign users the Stream admin role, you must have the Office 365 Global Admin role.

This video shows the steps to give Stream admin permission to users, and shows the experience for admins and users.

  1. In Stream, go to Settings > Admin settings.

    Stream admin settings

  2. In the Add an admin box, select a user or a security group.

    Assigning stream admin

Admin experience

When a user with Stream admin rights goes to Stream settings, they see Admin settings.

They can do the following tasks:

Experience for other users

If you're not a Stream admin, when you click the Settings icon Settings icon you won't see Admin Settings. If you need Stream admin rights, contact your IT department.

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