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.

How it works
• Create a user account if you want to add a new suggestion or vote on existing suggestions.
• Select one of the feedback forums listed.
• Check out the ideas others have suggested and vote on your favorites.
• Search for your suggestion and if you can’t find something similar, you can submit your own.
• Keep suggestions focused on a single idea per post and limited to 25 words or less.
• When you post an idea to our forum, others will be able to subscribe to it and make comments.

In addition to the Sway Suggestion Box, we have…
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Have you created a Sway that you think is awesome? Then share it with others by posting a link to it in our Show us your Sway page. We might even feature it on www.sway.com.

Sway for iPad & iPhone (iOS)
Do you use Sway’s iOS app? We’d love to hear your feedback on the Sway for iPad & iPhone page.

Need technical support? Please visit the Microsoft Community or the Office Support site.

Thanks for joining our community and helping improve Sway!

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  1. data storage to move within EU

    Today our sway is not stored within EU, that forces us to block Sway, so we can't use it! Please move the storage of sway for EU installations to servers within EU.

    https://products.office.com/en-us/where-is-your-data-located?geo=Europe

    154 votes
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    2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. export

    We would like to export/import a Sway. This way our students could export a Sway from their school account and import it to their privat account, when they're leaving school. Or one teacher could export his sway and give it to another teacher who then could import it and adapt it to his needs in his own account. As a workaround we can share a sway, open it with the other account and duplicate it then. But a export/import possibility would be way better. Thanks.

    69 votes
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  3. allow section links for a table of contents or a link to a specific section

    We love using Sway for newsletters and more. But here's a suggestion for you, @sway. Allow us to make a link to a section. Then we could refer readers to a specific article. It would be possible to do a clickable TOC, too!

    234 votes
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  4. Fonts in Sway

    Could we please get some more updated fonts in Sway such as the Segoe UI Font family?

    102 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Add Sways into Folders... I have too many under 'My Sways'!!!

    I have so many Sways... Revision Sways, Portfolios, Stories, Newsletters, Units of Work... and they all live under 'My Sways' - an increasingly over populated area! I like an organised workspace and would love to be able to create category folders and organise my Sways accordingly. PLEASE consider this, we teach students not to save everything in 'My Documents', to use Tabs in One Note, to use folders in OneDrive, to use channels in Teams, why is Sway storage so one dimensional???

    46 votes
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  6. Create a Sway app for Microsoft Teams

    We have teams that use a variety of Microsoft O365 apps for a single project. For instance, we have a Sway that people can read through to get information on a training course, and a Planner where folks can looks for issues with that material or make suggestions for updating that material in the future. We have started to use Microsoft Teams and we would like to move to using Teams as the go-to collaborative environment for certain projects. In order to make that work, we would need a Sway App that can be installed within Microsoft Teams so a…

    282 votes
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  7. direct link to table of content

    Is there any way to open a Sway directly with the table of Contents? Maybe some Parameter in the URL would be sufficient. The ToC view is a great start for our Readers and should be somehow accessible directly by either modifying the url parameter or setting it as default view in Sway.

    24 votes
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  8. Embed sways directly into email

    Embed sways directly into email rather than having to send recipient to another page via embed code/link

    16 votes
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  9. Be able to add background music to my sway

    Be able to add background music to any sway

    200 votes
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  10. Custom Fonts and Transitions in Sway

    I found a Sway application that had a GUI somewhat like PowerPoint, where you can use the fonts that are on your PC and transitions. However, when I downloaded it, it seemed like an exact copy of the Sway that is on the internet. Can this be implemented, and if yes then when?

    6 votes
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  11. 12 votes
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  12. Scroll vertically in Chrome

    Currently when viewing a Sway in Chrome, vertical scrolling does not work on the page, just on the scroll bar on the side, or if touch screen, using touch. Please make vertical scrolling with a scroll wheel work with Chrome! (I've had this issue on multiple PCs, including Surface, and with multiple mice, including a Microsoft mouse)

    7 votes
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  13. Download the corporate font on Sway

    This tool is great ! However, I would appreciate if I could download our corporate font on Sway in order to create our Sway template.

    Thanks :)

    95 votes
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  14. Overlay Color on Backgrounds

    Backgrounds can sometimes overpower the text that's on top of them. It'd be useful to have a color overlay option (much like many websites use) so the image can be lightened or darkened with an alpha layer and tinted with the HEX or RGB overlay color.

    6 votes
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  15. Uploading a Sway to Microsoft Teams

    I'm looking for some direction, I'd like to upload my Sway library to Microsoft Streams, although we share Sways with the organization I'd like to build a full library of them in a central location for everyone to be able to view anytime and open it up for others at our location to be able to share their sway creations as well. Are there directions available on how to upload Sway's to Streams, I've been doing a lot of searching without success

    12 votes
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  16. connect Sway Analytics in Power BI

    I would like to create Power BI reports and dashboards using Sway Analytics as a data source.

    Ideally, I could create reports using analytics from Sways I have created and Sways for which I have author access.

    114 votes
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  17. text

    Add a feature that lets you change the alignment of text, both within in the text box and the alignment of the text box itself.

    4 votes
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  18. kaltura

    We'd like to embed Kaltura videos in the Sway.

    3 votes
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  19. I would like users to be able to view Sways shared to them.

    I am in a school environment where we would like elementary students without email access to be able to easily share a sway with a teacher. Sway should have a "Shared with me" section, similar to the OneDrive experience. Expecting elementary students to copy and send a link is counter-intuitive. I am trying to "sell" these products to our teachers and staff. If Microsoft wants to compete with Google, they need to stop making such mistakes with the products released. This one is a no-brainer.

    3 votes
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  20. Hide sharing option to external services when sharing Sway

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    Sway 共有時に表示される外部サービスへの共有を非表示にする機能の拡充要望

    Hide sharing option to external services when sharing Sway


    ■Description(内容):
    Sway 共有時に "リンクを知っている人は誰でも" を選択すると、Facebook 等の外部サービスへの共有を選択可能となるが、この項目を非表示にする設定の機能拡張を要望します。

    If we selected “Anyone with the link” when sharing Sway with other users, we will be able to share items at external services such as Facebook. We need this option to be hidden, therefore, add setting to hide this option as needed.

    7 votes
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