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.

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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. Immersive Reader for Sway

    The Immersive Reader found in Word and OneNote and other places is amazing. Please bring the immersive reader to Sway. As a presentation and teaching tool, this would substantially improve the accessibility of Sway content. The translation and dynamic visual formatting features would be most valuable.

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  2. Embed sways directly into email

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

    155 votes
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  3. embed h5p

    Hi,
    Could we please enable embedding H5P.com content on Sway please? We use Sway for education and we need to be able to embed H5P's interactive content on Sway.

    19 votes
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  4. embed a sway in Teams channels

    I'd love to be able to embed a sway in a teams channel. So that it functions - not as a link.

    2 votes
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  5. *.Padlet.ORG whitelist request for University

    Here at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia, we use the Padlet tool in our Learning and Teaching tool mix.

    In the last year, Padlet.com changed their business model from allowing multiple free 'Padlets' to only 3, resulting in schools and universities such as ourselves needing to procure "Institutional" licenses for Padlet - this was no problem, and also allowed us to have a custom subdomain in the *.padlet.ORG space.

    Free-account Padlets (Padlet.COM) embed with no issues in Microsoft Sway. *.Padlet.ORG, however, DO NOT EMBED.

    error:

    "Sorry, we do not currently support this site. Please look at the more…

    10 votes
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  6. 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!

    384 votes
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  7. Customize the URL on sway just slightly.

    Customize the URL on sway just slightly. Just enough to make it a little more personal.

    3 votes
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  8. See how many shares

    We need deeper analytics. How many newsletter shares were there? Also, what are the traffic sources for the views? It's hard to tailor future content when we dont have an idea of where the audience comes from. In my organization, we post the newsletter on multiple channels as well as embedding them in emails. However, we have no idea who our readers are. More analytics!

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  9. 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…

    470 votes
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  10. nearpod embed codes

    Please add the ability to embed Nearpod lessons. Nearpod provides the iframe embed code, but Sway does not support it.

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  11. 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.

    32 votes
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  12. Autoplay for multiple shorter videos without having to click on each to start (not YouTube)

    Auto play shorter videos and audio that I create without having to click play on each card. Not YouTube, just my own short videos and audio clips in Sway. Should play as one seamless slide show without having to stop and click over and over.

    3 votes
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  13. Sharing Sways -- Too Much Hassle

    I cannot share a Sway with another person as easily as other Office 365 products. It used to immediately share, but now it wants me to send a link. It is frustrating.

    I need it to send an automatic email response like other Officer 365 products (i.e., PowerPoint, Word, Excel).

    Brian

    1 vote
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  14. I'd like to be able to take my sway and have it published on our webb server. and sort of give up ovnership of it.

    i'd want to be able to give the sway site to our webb admin so it can be published outside of sway

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  15. 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)

    11 votes
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  16. Sways lost because of a closed MS Office account

    We share editable links between each other in a team of 10 IDs. One of us has recently left the company, so with their account we lost a number of Sways.

    Is there any current process of "proper sharing" in place to keep all Sway alive?

    3 votes
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  17. Arrangement

    If I arrange by title my sways at a new opening to see the same arrangement I do not arrange again.
    Of course, I would like some folders for grouping my sways.

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  18. Find a way to print

    Currently when viewing prior to printing, the information is too small and blurry to see. When trying to increase the sizes, it moves the information off the page to the right. Is there a way to print in a better format, larger so user can see it? Thank you.

    2 votes
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  19. 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

    19 votes
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  20. No. of Viewers report

    How can I get a view report on my sway? I want to get the entire list of viewers or no. of views about my sway, when someone is opening my sway in web layout and does not have the app installed.
    Please reply.

    21 votes
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