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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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  1. Sway for Windows 10 Mobile

    Please, develop Sway app for Windows 10 Mobile.

    1,262 votes
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      56 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

      47 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • visitor count

        Please add a visitor count to Sway. As an administrator, I would like to know if my employees are actually looking at my presentations or ignoring them. This way I can present data if the employees are doing their required job training or not.

        11 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  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.

          13 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • admin

            Sway admin dashboard

            It would be helpful to see a global admin dashboard for Sway to take care of the below frequent requests from end users

            1. view and explore all sways across company and to see who owns a particular sway and its permissions
            2. Review the time that is set to delete a sway if it was created by an ex-employee and the ability to change the ownership
            3. delete/duplicate/change permissions/edit the sway irrespective of who owns the sway

            in other words, elevated permissions for global admins similar to abilities that we have for OneDrive where we could…

            15 votes
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              1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Categories/Files

              I'd prefer files or tabs where I could organize my sways more easily; as the number of my sways is growing constantly, it would be helpful to organize them according to topic/theme etc.

              15 votes
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                1 comment  ·  General  ·  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.

                15 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  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

                  78 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. :)

                  • Sway's ability to integrate with other accounts

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

                    21 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?

                    • 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.

                      17 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • embed sway in onenote (desktop)

                        The ability to embed sways into the OneNote desktop version as well as the app.

                        6 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 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.

                          6 votes
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                          • Different Text Size

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

                            3 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • The ability to fine tune layouts, designs, typography, colors, and themes and more

                              Having the ability to be picky with the layout, designs,etc. as we have with PowerPoint would be awesome. Sway provides fantastic transitions and layouts that would suffice the general user, but having the power to modify specific details would be a game changer. The other idea would be the ability to export and download with compatibility with presentation software would be beneficial to a broad audience. Also have an option that the Sway can autoplay!

                              335 votes
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                              • Stacking Video

                                I want to stack video like I can stack images

                                3 votes
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                                • Encryption at rest

                                  Your site says you do encryption over the wire but not at rest. When will you support encryption at rest. This is needed for large companies to use this product and to be able to meet their security requirements

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                                  • 2 votes
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                                    • To allow pictures geotagging.

                                      Today pictures taken by smartphones and many cameras include (or may include) geotagging. It would be a good idea to utilize this information once it is presented. Won't it be interesting to see exact GPS coordinates for such a picture?

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                                      • 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

                                        3 votes
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                                        • editing by another person

                                          I would like to share a sway with my team. However when they are visiting clients they sometimes wish to edit the sway to personalize it for their clients. Can they from my sway make their own version, without editing my own version?
                                          Thanks

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