Sway Suggestion Box

Welcome to Microsoft Sway’s Suggestion Box by UserVoice!

To help us build the best version of Sway, we have partnered with UserVoice, a third-party service, to hear your ideas and suggestions. We will read all the suggestions, and we regularly review the ideas and incorporate them into product planning discussions. Please note that the suggestion box is moderated and is a voluntary participation-based project. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos for which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft. Your use of the portal and your submission is subject to the UserVoice Terms of Service & Privacy Policy, including the license terms.

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  1. Live calendar embedding

    Please make it possible to embed a live calendar into a Sway that can be clicked on to open events and will reflect any live updates. We are replacing our current web site program with the use of Sway for teacher websites. One HUGE issue with the transition is the inability to have a calendar of events and assignments due. This is something that parents and students need to be able to see and interact with. If I just post a picture of a calendar that would have to be updated at every edit. Or if I link to an…

    68 votes
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      Gathering Feedback  ·  1 comment  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Enable editing of Sway on Android via an app

      Until we can edit and update our Sway on the go and anywhere than this will not be perfect. It would be ideal to take a snap on our camera phone and instantly upload it to Sway for editing. I use my phone more than a laptop/ computer to work so having a Sway app would turn this into a much more user friendly concept

      66 votes
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      • to be able to add a song to my sway

        I would like to add a song that would play in the background of my sway prez.

        15 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • A sway android app

          It would be great to have a sway android app!

          20 votes
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          • organizing sways

            I use sways to make newsletters for parents, staff meettings, resources for parents, special events for our childcare center. We have created quite a few sways in the past few months and it has become a little hard to organize and keep track of them. I would love to be able to put them in folders to keep them organized. I also have 4 other Directors at our center. We would love to be able to have the permission to be able to edit each others sway without being the initial owner. I would love to speak to someone in…

            48 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 6 votes
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              • Internal Link

                I'm requesting the ability to link to an existing Sway header.

                33 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Name a Sway without title showing

                  I love Sway and create dozens of them. I often duplicate them to share samples with clients, and end up with lots of versions of similar sways. There is no way to name each Sway in a way i can easily identify it without opening it and looking through it. Any name i give it shows in the actual Sway headline, which i don't want.

                  In other words, not everyone wants the name of the sway to also be a headline. Sometimes use a custom image and embed a title into that image rather than letting Sway set the type.…

                  133 votes
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                    Gathering Feedback  ·  4 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Control the background picture of each element and a custom layout builder

                    I would like to be able to create my own templates and add animation in a drag and drop way. The designs right now are far too restrictive, I don't feel like I can use this in a professional capacity without some more choices

                    4 votes
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                    • scroll videos, audios and embeds over images

                      I know you can make text scroll over an image but it would be nice if we could make videos, audios and embeds scroll over an image as well.

                      14 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Embed Microsoft Forms

                        I have tried to embed a Microsoft Form, but it displays a block containing a link to the form, rather than the questions.

                        It would be better if the questions could be displayed in and answered from the Sway.

                        4 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Enable displaying images uploaded to Sway in the same resolution as original images.

                          *English follows Japanese
                          ■Title(件名):
                          Sway にアップロードした画像について

                          Enable displaying images uploaded to Sway in the same resolution as original images.

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                          ■Description(内容):
                          Sway に画像をアップロードすると、元の画像より低い画質で表示される。もとの画像と同じ画質で画像をアップロードし、表示できる機能を実装してほしい。

                          When uploading images to Sway, the images will be displayed in lower resolution than the original images.
                          In order to improve usability, I hope the feature will be improved to enable uploading and displaying images to Sway in the same resolution as the original images.

                          Thank you for your consideration.

                          4 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • I would like to be able to embed an Outlook calendar. We are a Microsoft district! We have had many staff request this.

                            We are a Microsoft district so we would like to embed our Outlook calendars. We use Sway as a parent newsletter and the calendar would be extremely helpful. We do not want to ask staff to create a personal gmail account to do this work.

                            15 votes
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                            • Add a new font to Sway

                              I would like to suggest "Segoe Pro" as a font in Sway in order to be in line with Microsoft's brand guidelines. In this way a Microsoft employee with an exchange account xx@microsoft.com has access to it, when working in sway and using it for internal and external use.

                              107 votes
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                                Gathering Feedback  ·  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Undo

                                I think you should add an undo button so then when you want to undo a text you can just undo it by pressing the undo button.

                                7 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add Additional Owners (not authors)

                                  I would like to see the ability to add multiple owners who have full control of the Sway and its settings.

                                  This would be in addition to the collaborative functionality available via the edit link. A co-owner would be able to modify Sway settings and properties.

                                  Here are a few functionalities that are currently unavailable for co-authors:
                                  1. Save as Template option
                                  2. Modify View settings with Settings Menu
                                  3. Share 'Edit' and 'View' links within the Share Menu

                                  40 votes
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                                    Gathering Feedback  ·  3 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Let me text pictures to a Sway via SMS/MMS

                                    My wife and I take a lot of pictures on our phone and are dying for a friction-free way to save the highlights with captions for the memories. The best we've got so far is a private FB group, but I love the format of a Sway and would prefer that. But the friction of adding pictures to a Sway is too high.

                                    The best I've thought of is for Msft to get a phone number that I as a user can text with pictures and optionally a caption. I would register my phone number to my account, and it…

                                    16 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Improve 'Invite' feature

                                      When sharing a Sway with specific people, email addresses are requested but no notification is sent to those email recipients to let them know that the Sway has been shared. This is contra to how specific sharing from OneDrive/SharePoint works leading our users to believe they have shared Sways when, in fact, the recipient has no knowledge of the fact that they have been granted access. To improve, please generate an email to email addresses specified (like the one that comes from sharing files from OneDrive) CC'd to the owner(s) letting them know that the Sway has been shared. Also,…

                                      40 votes
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                                      • Colour choice for links

                                        Give a colour choice when displaying links to sites and other media platforms. I see when i click on a link it comes up blue , but never stays that way. It would look amazing if they could be a different colour as i always use a black background and electric blue or any other colour REALLY stands out. !!

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                                        • Allow embedded from mindmeiser

                                          I creat a mindmap from mindmesiter but i can't Embedded it on my sway.
                                          I need it

                                          3 votes
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