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Overview

In this how-to guide, learn how to add a comment, tag a person, and use a time code to synchronize a video in Microsoft Stream.

Add a Comment

Step 1: Select a video in OneDrive and open it in Stream. Click on Video settings icon from the menu in the upper right corner.

A screenshot of a video streaming in MS Stream, highlight the video settings icon

Step 2: Toggle Comments to on.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting  Comments in the Video settings panel and toggle to on

Step 3: Click on X sign to exit Video settings.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting X, the exit sign in the upper right corner of Video settings panel

Step 4: Click on Comments icon from the menu on the right of the screen.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting Comments in the menu on the right side of the screen

Step 5: Click on + New comment.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting + New comment under Comments

Step 6: In the text box, enter a comment and click the Post Reply arrow in the bottom right corner.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting  the text box for a comment and the post reply arrow below the text box

Step 7: The comment appears to the right of the video. In addition, information about who made the comment and when the comment was made is available.

A screenshot of a Stream Video, highlighting commenter's name, comment, and time stamp

Tag a Person in the Comment

Step 1: In the comment textbox, type in @ and immediately the name of a person within the same organization. Note that you can type in first name or last name, a list of names will appear. Select the person’s name to tag them.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting @name in the comment text box

Step 2: Enter the comment and then click on the Post Reply arrow in the bottom right corner below the text box.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting the post reply arrow under the comment textbox

Step 3: The person is tagged in the comment. Note that the tagged person will receive an email notification about this comment.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting a tagged name and a comment in the comment section on the right

Add a Time code in the Comment

Step 1: In the comment text box, enter a time code and then a message or comment. Note that you can enter multiple time codes if necessary.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting timecodes in a comment under Comments

Step 2: Click on Post Reply arrow.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting post reply button in a comment under Comments

Step 3: Click on the time code to synchronize the video. Click play and the video will start to play at the exam time code.

A screenshot a Stream video, highlighting a timecode in the comment and the same time code on seekbar

Reply to a Comment

Step 1: Click on the text box under a comment.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting the text box under a comment

Step 2: Enter a comment and click on Post Reply button in the bottom right corner under the text box.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting a post reply button under Comments to the right of the video

Step 3: A reply to a comment has been made.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting a reply to a comment under Comments to the right of the video

Step 4: If desired, click on the thumbs up icon to like a comment.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting thumbs up icon under Comments to the right of the video

Edit a Comment

Step 1: Click on the three dots menu to the right of a commenter.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting three dots menu under Comments to the right of the video

Step 2: Click on Edit comment to activate the text box.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting Edit comment under Comments

Step 3: Edit the comments and click on post reply arrow in the bottom right corner to save any changes made.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting an active text box and post reply button at the bottom right of the box

Delete a Comment

Step 1: Click on the three dots menu and click on Delete thread.

A screenshot of a Stream video, highlighting Delete threads under Comments

Step 2: The comment thread is deleted.

A screenshot of a Stream video with Comments on the right
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