An Overview of New Office 365 Video Portal

In this post, you will learn about Office 365 video portal. From this portal, users can manage their videos and categorize the videos using channels.

Video Portal:

Microsoft has introduced new video portal for Office 365. Office 365 creates separate site collection for portal (/portals/hub). The point publishing page present on hub site collection will be used to create/upload, view or edit the videos on the portal. The videos on the portal can be categorized using channels. Users can view their own videos or the videos uploaded by other portal users.


The channel acts as a category for videos uploaded to the video portal. Users can create new channel from point publishing page.

  • Once channel is created, user can upload videos to the channel.

  • Click on upload button on the top, and select the target channel to upload the video. Set the title and description, then save it.

  • Channel settings helps to modify the settings and information of the video channel.

  1. Title or color can be changed for the channel.

  2. Permissions can be set for special set of groups.

  3. Spotlight – Promoting videos on the c