Microsoft Stream now has a Recycle Bin

It used to be if you deleted a video in Microsoft Stream, it was gone… poof, no more! Unlike many other Office 365 offerings, there was nothing along the lines of a Recycle Bin… but now there is! This is how it works…

Here is a channel in Stream, and I am going to delete my test video by clicking on the Ellipsis icon and selecting Delete:

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Stream 
Home 
Discover 
My content 
Create 
Search 
Search for videos 
Search for videos 
Name 
Drag more files anywhere, or select more files to upload 
Son by 
Publish date 
Read our company policy for using Stream. 
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test video 
Test Video 
00 
Stats 
00 
Uploader 
Duff, Th 
Published 
10/23/2019 
8" 
8" 
Actions 
Share 
Replace video 
Delete 
Use as channel image 
Remove from channel 
Download video

I get one last chance to back out of the delete if needed. Otherwise, click on Delete The Video:

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Delete video? 
This will delete the video, send it to the recycle bin, and remove it from 
anywhere it is published. 
Video name: 
test video 
Published locations: 
Groups: 1 
Channels: 1 
Cancel 
Delete the video

At this point, you used to be out of luck if you needed to get that back. But now you can select My Content > Recycle Bin to see all your deleted items in the last 30 days:

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Stream 
Home 
Discover 
My content 
Videos 
Groups 
Channels 
Watchlist 
Followed channels 
ecyce In 
Create 
Search 
Search for videos 
Search for videos 
Name

To restore the video, just click on the Clock icon, and you’re back in business!

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Stream 
Home 
Discover 
My content 
Create 
Videos 
Search 
Groups 
Channels 
Watchlist 
Followed channels 
Videos in the recycle bin will be permanently deleted after 30 days. 
Name 
test video 
Test Video 
Recycle bin 
Date Deleted 
10/23/2019 
Deleted By 
Duff, Th... 
Uploaded By 
Duff, Th... 
Actions 
Restore

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