Sway

Welcome to Sway’s Suggestion Box!

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 regularly review the ideas and incorporate them into product planning discussions. We will read all suggestions and respond to every suggestion that gets at least 20 votes. We may also merge and rename suggestions for clarity.

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Please note that the Sway Suggestion Box is moderated and is a voluntary participation-based project. If your submission is not a product feature suggestion it may be removed. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft. Your submission is subject to the UserVoice License Terms.

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  1. Sway for Windows 10 Mobile

    Please, develop Sway app for Windows 10 Mobile.

    1,297 votes
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      58 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Remove the need to sign-in to Sway when it is embedded into a SharePoint Online site

      Remove the need to sign-in to Sway when it is embedded into a SharePoint Online site

      58 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • offline feature

        add a download feature so we can save work offline. also make it be like the other office suits,so it can be used offline

        22 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • BACKGROUND MUSIC/AUDIO

          Please include this feature. Sway would be much cooler!

          13 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Different Text Size

            You should be able to change your text size so you can fit everything on a single page.

            16 votes
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              1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add video resources from the repositories used by our Library, namely: Kanopy, ClickView and Alexander Street Video

              I would like to be able to embed video resources from commonly used Library video repositories such as Kanopy, ClickView and Alexander Street Video ... without the ability to do this, there will be a limit to Sway take-up by teachers (and from there, students). I think that Sway is indeed a very useful tool for both teachers and students, but without this flexibility in this setting (Tertiary organisation) fewer will be able to use it to link together open web resources, with the material students will need to access via the Library.

              The cherry on the cake would be…

              13 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • I would like to be able to change the html.

                I would like to be able to change the html and change the look of everything in the sway but still be able to have people view it.

                15 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • View all sways shared with me on ipad

                  I can't access the SWAYs on the IPAD-App throuhg the SWAY-App if the Sway was not created by myself but shared with me.

                  Any possibility to view a shared with me sway on the IPAD App?

                  9 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • I would like sway to be embed into email for marketing use. This programme has so much it could offer.

                    A way to embed or copy the HTML of the sway so I can use it for marketing newsletters. even copying the HTML for use with Dotmailer etc would be amazing.

                    7 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 8 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Bring back the charts

                        The charts were great for pupils making a presenatation and wanting to show their data. It meant they didn't have to faff with excel and then import their data, it could be done quickly and easily within Sway

                        96 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Thanks for your feedback. We really liked this feature too, but we needed to take it down to do more work on it. As a workaround we currently make a chart somewhere else and include it in the Sway as a screenshot. We know it’s not ideal but we’re working on it. :)

                        • Add Sway service and actions to Microsoft Flow

                          If we have Sway service and actions at Microsoft Flow, it will be able to get any notifications like someone add Sway.
                          It's similar to provide RSS feed on the blog post.

                          3 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • why cant i connect to Faacebook

                            let me reconnect with facebook

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                              1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Create a teacher controlled live session

                              Allowing users to create a live-session in which the pacing is controlled by a facilitator would be a great addition to Sway. If this tool is being described as a storytelling tool, then Microsoft needs to pay attention to one of the most important aspects of telling a great story, the timing.

                              16 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Embedding a 5 star rating scale

                                I would like to be able to add a 5 star rating scale in an iframe. Such as: <iframe src="https://www.powr.io/plugins/star-rating/view?unique_label=73978c0c_1490729238986&external_type=iframe&quot; width="100%" height="600" frameborder="0"></iframe>

                                2 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Folders

                                  I have created so many Sways, most of them for teaching purposes. There are so many, that it can be difficult to find the one that I am looking for when I am in a hurry in front if a full class. It would be good if the user could create folders within which their Sways could be stored and then easily found again. A search option would also be good.

                                  2 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Sway's ability to integrate with other accounts

                                    Sways ability to integrate with other accounts such as google photos, picasa, icloud etc.

                                    22 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      Thanks for this suggestion! Which account would be the most important for you? How do you envision this integration – would it be to allow easier access to other documents, or to allow more different types of content in Sway?

                                    • To be able to link within a Sway.

                                      The ability to link within a Sway. So for example you could create a page with links to spots within the Sway, like either a table of contents. This will allow more flexibility for navigating through a Sway. Besides ease of navigation to go to a particular spot, this will also allow reinforcing conceptual schemata if that is relevant to the topic being presented.

                                      9 votes
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                                      • Gif to play with Style 1 designs

                                        I would like Gifs to play with the Style 1 row of the designs. They work perfectly with every other style, but only appear as an image with Style 1 variations.

                                        18 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Audio to auto play.

                                          when I start scrolling in sway, I want audio file to automatic play as I scroll.

                                          3 votes
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