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Sharing Links that Block Download are now available for most video

From Microsoft Corporation
Technical Bulletin MC302489 · Published Dec 8, 2021

Message Summary

Sharing Links that Block Download are now available for most video & audio files stored in OneDrive and SharePoint. When users share individual video and audio files, they will now have the ability to create sharing links that prevent recipients from downloading the file. Recipients can continue to view the files via the in-product playback experiences. See additional information for more information about supported video and audio files in Microsoft 365.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 82193.

When this will happen:

This feature will begin rolling out in early December and will complete rollout by end of January.

How this will affect your organization:

End users will now have the ability to share most video and audio files with sharing links that block download. There is no change to existing policies.

What you need to do to prepare:

You may want to update end user documentation.

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