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Sharing Videos on Teams Web

When you upload a video to your Swivl Library, it remains private in your Library until you have chosen to share the video. However, as a Team Member, all of your videos are visible by Team Admin. 

There are following options to share videos available on Teams by Swivl Platform:

  •  Available for: Standard, Pro, Admin, Owner 

    Sharing an unlisted weblink allows you to share videos out of Swivl Platform with anybody. Non-Swivl users can watch video as well. Therefore, this method is not private or secure.

    IMPORTANT: Do not share the URL that is in your browser's address bar.

    As a reminder, this is the only Sharing option for Standard users, so when you share via a web-link, the recipients with whom you share the link won't be able to leave comments directly on the video.

    To generate a weblink, please follow the steps:

    1. Find the video you wish to share in Library; 
    2. Click on  the ‘Share’ icon;
    3. Select ‘Weblink’ option;
    4. Click on ‘Copy web-link’.

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  •  Available for: Standard, Pro, Admin, Owner
    Duplicate feature enables you to copy the project to your Library without copying any comments so that you can watch this video in a different mode (Session or Feedback).

    To duplicate a project, please follow the steps:

    1. Find the video you wish to duplicate in your Library; 
    2. Click on three dots;
    3. Select ‘Duplicate’ option;
    4. Give duplicated project a name;
    5. Click on ‘Duplicate’.
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  •  Available for: Pro, Admin, Owner

    Direct share allows you to share the video directly with any registered Swivl user. The person will receive the email and be prompted to sign in to the Swivl account to watch the video in Feed tab. Also this person will be able to leave comments on this video.

    To share the video directly, follow the next steps:

    1.  Find the video you wish to share in Library; 
    2.  Click on the ‘Share’ icon;
    3.  Select the ‘Direct’ option;
    4.  Enter the email address of the teammate you wish to share the video with;
    5.  Click on the ‘Share’ button.

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    In case you do not have access to Direct Share feature, you will see a tooltip with explanation.  

     

    direct_screen1.pngNow you can select those team members with whom you share the videos most frequently by ‘pinning’ them and pinning their names to the top of the direct share menupin.gifBack to Top
  •  Available for: Pro, Admin, Owner

    This option allows you to add videos to a group of your teammates so they can watch your videos and leave comments. Ideal for sharing videos for PLCs, Mentor Groups, and PD.

    Any videos that your group-mates share to a group will be displayed in the Group tab.

    Not sure how to create a group? - Please check the following article: Creating and Managing Groups.

    1.  Find the video you wish to share in Library; 
    2. Click on the ‘Share’ icon;
    3. Select ‘Group’;
    4. Select the group from the list;
    5. Click on the ‘Share’ button.

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    In case you do not have access to Share to Group feature, you will see a tooltip with explanation. 

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  •  Available for: Pro, Admin, Owner

    Embedding a video creates an HTML code to paste into an LMS, webpage, blog, etc. Your video will be directly viewable by anyone with access. You must be a Pro user to share via this method.

    To get an embed link, please do the following:

    1.  Find the video you wish to share in Library. 
    2.  Click the 'Share' icon and select the Embed option.
    3.  In the opened menu, copy the generated embed code that will appear at the bottom.

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    You can additionally add password to your embed project: enable password option and remember to share it to everyone you want to access your video.embed_screen_2.png

    Here's an example of how to embed a video from Swivl Teams to Canvas. 

    In case you do not have access to Embed feature, you will see a tooltip with explanation. embed_screen.png

     

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    IMPORTANT: Regardless of whether you are Standard, Pro, Admin, or Owner these Sharing options are controlled by Owners on Swivl Teams. If you're missing a Sharing Option you think you should have, please contact your Team Owner directly to enable these settings for you. Team Owners, see this article for enabling Sharing features.

    If you want another Swivl user have full editing and download rights to your project, use Send a Copy option. 

    You can always make the shared video private. Click on the "Make private" button in order to remove the video from Feed and disable access via a web-link or snippet that used for embedding. 

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  •  Available for: Pro, Admin, Owner

    By sending a copy of your video to your teammate, you allow this person to download, edit, and share the copy with anybody. Any actions with the copy would not affect the original video. You are the owner of your video and will be able to download, edit, and share the original video as you wish.

    To send a copy of the video, follow the steps:

    1.  Open Swivl Teams, the Library Tab.

    2.  Click on the video you want to copy to open it.

    3. Click on three small dots in the top right corner, and select 'Send a Copy'.

    4. Enter the email address of the recipient.

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    Comments to the video are not saved in the copied project for privacy and security reasons. 

    If you are a Pro Team member, but are not able use this feature, please contact your Team Admin.

    In case you do not have access to Send a Copy feature, you will see a tooltip with explanation. 

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    If you are a Team Owner or Admin, but are not able use this feature, go to Admin Space Setup => Security to enable sending a copy. 

     
  • If you have shared the video but then decided to make this video private you can restrict the access to this video regardless of which sharing method was used (Direct Share, Group, Weblink). Open the page with the project, click on three dots, select 'Unshare'. unsh.gif
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Share an Unlisted weblink

Duplicate

 

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Direct Share

Share to a Group

Embed

Send a Copy

 

       

 

 

 If you wish to share the video without allowing others to leave comments, choose View Only Mode:

Viewers won't be able to leave the comments but they will be able to see the comment left before.

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