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. To add text as the body after the header

    I would like to add bullet points under a heading in Sway, like a body. I would like to have this feature added...

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      0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Please update your tutorials

      I teach SWAY to high school students. I showed them a tutorial today from your website to find out the canvas looks nothing like that anymore. Please update your tutorials with your new releases.

      6 votes
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      • add backround music to my Sway

        I need to add backround music to my Sway.

        8 votes
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        • Support for Google My Maps

          Can you please add support for Google's My Maps embedding.
          You support normal Google Maps, but I have created my own maps, and I want to present them with Sway.

          23 votes
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            Gathering Feedback  ·  1 comment  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Embed from Lynda

            Microsoft owns Lynda. Please allow videos from Lynda to be embedded in Sway!

            12 votes
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            • Restore Multiple Accounts

              In past builds we could sign in to personal and business accounts to create our Sways. As a heavy user, I was dismayed when this was over-simplified and I have to completely sign out and re-sign in to switch accounts.

              Also, I'm often signed out of my work account automatically by the app.

              3 votes
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              • to create a Sway from a OneNote page

                It would be helpful to be able to create a Sway from information on a OneNote page.

                12 votes
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                • start a document from online onedrive for business

                  Allow users to grab files from ONLINE OneDrive for Business when clicking on "Start from a document". Otherwise, students have to download the file from their OD4B then browse for that file to use it to create a Sway. Also helpful when on a shared machine.

                  4 votes
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                  • Have fewer limits by linking to OneDrive

                    There is currently a limit placed on the number of headings, photos, imports etc on Sway. This is a major problem. Could this be reduced or entirely removed if Sways could be saved to OneDrive instead of just on Sway website, allowing the size limit to be that of the users storage. This would provide a lot more freedom.

                    11 votes
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                    • Edit on mobile chrome

                      I would like to edit on mobile because I want to go edit my sway and I can't because of chrome so pls, I need sway on the go but also it would be nice to have a app that can also run offline things

                      9 votes
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                      • I suggest...

                        I suggest that the videos can be displayed in play at the same time, they do not work me one by one.

                        3 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • a universal audio option.

                          I want to be able to include sound for a Sway presentation. I want to be able to have the sound play for as long as the audio/music file is. And that independent of how many cards I insert to the Sway. One or more should not matter. But to be able to add sound to a card is important. Also to be able to schedule intros or outtros, fadings, duration.

                          7 votes
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                          • Embed Bookings into a Sway

                            Please allow Bookings pages to be embedded into Sway.

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                            • Intrusive software update UX

                              When editing a Sway, a notification often appears that the Sway software has been updated and that it is necessary to refresh the browser. This is intrusive because it's impossible to proceed without refreshing, but refreshing takes me to the first card in the Sway and sometimes loses a few seconds' worth of work. The nuisance factor is building up as it happens so frequently. I don't encounter this problem with other major webapps, and it would significantly improve the UX for me if this distraction could be fixed.

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                              • 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…

                                15 votes
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                                • 17 votes
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                                  • Audio file

                                    Ability to play audio file continuously in program

                                    10 votes
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                                    • Duplicate an existing sway

                                      Duplicate an existing sway on the iPhone app.

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                                      • White Space Card

                                        I think that it would be nice to have a card in Sway that is completely blank, and only gives white space for aesthetic purposes. It could be completely null and have an adjustable emphasis size like the others to give the user some extra customization.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • a panel in which to type live before an audience

                                          It would be good to have a panel where I could brainstorm or type input from viewers during a presentation.

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