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…
Show us your Sway
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. Preview a Sway

    It would be great to share a sway for review purposes as a preview. Allow the recipients to mark-up questions or comments. Then once resolved, publish the sway with a link.

    4 votes
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  2. Share without Link

    Currently, when you select to share a Sway, the recipient has to open a link for it to show in their Sway "bin".
    The ask is for any Sways that are shared with edit permission to automatically show up in the other persons Sway page (either directly, or via a "Shared with Me" area, saving the step of having to open a link first.

    4 votes
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  3. Allow viewers to identify the owner of a Sway

    When a Sway view link is shared we need the ability for viewers to identify the owner of the Sway. This is especially important since sways can be duplicated and re-shared. It is also important to ensure that if we find an out of date Sway that is made broadly available to our company we can identify the owner for updates.

    15 votes
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  4. 3D Support

    As Microsoft is making a great effort in supporting 3D (in Win10 with Mixed Reality Viewer) in Office365, even in OnedDrive and Sharepoint it's now possible to view 3D files, it should be interesting to be able to use 3D in Sway. the Glb format is a good one with PBR features.

    1 vote
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  5. More variety in font sizes

    In using sway in my classroom, I have had students complain that the font is too small to read when using my projector. Having the ability to have a wider variety of font sizes would be very welcome. Maybe similar to word where I can select 12 pt. font size if I want or 24 pt. font size if needed.

    25 votes
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  6. Download Office Sway album/presentation photos in bulk

    It would be nice to able to download the album/presentation photos in bulk.

    8 votes
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  7. view history

    If there was a list of the viewed sways (other people's), it'd be helpful.

    3 votes
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  8. 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?

    16 votes
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  9. Turn off twitter, facebook sharing

    At the bottom of sway there are options to share this via social channels like twitter and FB. I would like the options to turn this on or off.

    7 votes
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  10. Sway sin conexión a internet

    Debería haber haber opciones para usar las presentaciones de Sway sin una conexión permanente a internet, algo así como Prezi, que se pueden bajar como un archivo ejecutable, porque no todos tenemos una conexión permanente y cuando se tiene que ir a un lugar a otro sería bueno poder contar con la presentación, sin la necesidad de internet.

    12 votes
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  11. to change the playback speed.

    Most modern video players allow you to change the playback speed faster or slower depending on your needs. (0.5x, 1x, 1.5x, 2x). If you want to "speed read" a Sway, you set playback to 2x. If you want to notice every detail, you set playback to 0.5x.

    3 votes
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  12. Sway view

    Are we able to track how many time the sway is viewed, how many unique users view it and maybe it can pick up users' details such as email address?

    26 votes
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  13. Sway for Windows 8.1 and 8(or even 7)

    i'm a high student and i really like Sway, it makes your presentation really cool, but unfortunately i can't save the document in my pc and it was suck becuse it only available on Windows 10. i hope you can bring sway to Windows 8.1 and 8

    46 votes
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  14. Autoplay through a multiple sways in a playlist and loop as a continuous presentation

    I would like to use sway to present stories of victories and recent achievements to people who come into my office on a casual basis, to keep people in the loop about what's been happening.

    This would require creating a Sway for each victory story, and then creating a playlist of Sways which could auto-play through. It would be played on a loop setting on a TV in the office.

    I think Sway would be a fabulous method to presenting and communitcating these stories, but without the ability to auto-play a sway, play through multiple sways in a playlist, and…

    128 votes
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    We don’t support the ability to “create a playlist” but if you have an Office 365 subscription, you can now set your Sway to play automatically! If you are the author of the Sway, use the … to go to Settings for that Sway and turn auto-play on.

  15. resolution

    Sway seems to so far in my experience use images in a bad way; by that I mean not take into consideration image quality and get images that cannot be scaled up without looking awful and pixelated and blowing them up to a size they won't look good at.

    Maybe some form of detection when creating a Sway to make sure it takes into consideration image quality before creation?

    7 votes
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  16. Have option to make an HTML document (example included)

    I have done this many times for my professors in collage to make an basic HTML document for a sway submission because most of the time teachers want a physical file than a link. Please look at the file attached and look how I coded it. I used the embed code with and HTML template I created. Also please look how I have the resolution set for the sway Iframe because it is better than the default resolution for projectors. Maybe you can have an option for a sway convert to file (which is a HTML document)

    8 votes
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  17. search text within my library of Sways I created!

    I use Sway once a week. I create a Sway and send it to my employees to update them. I would love for me and my colleagues to be able to SEARCH content by text within those Sways. Like "I remember I said something about "XYZ" but i don't remember which Sway." Well, with search functions you could type in XYZ and find the Sways that relate! :)

    13 votes
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  18. full screen button

    currently the full screen button is only available in sway when using the embed url
    https://sway.com/s/8WhQSQGqThHQYgiL/embed
    the regular play url does not include the full screen button
    https://sway.com/8WhQSQGqThHQYgiL

    When pressing the play button the full screen button should be available just as it is in embed mode

    4 votes
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  19. SWAYs at Docs.Com must load and view FASTER on MOBILE Devices.

    SWAYs, especially those with videos and other rich multimedia content, take too long to load and view on mobile devices.

    I tested several 'featured' SWAYs on an iPhone 6, iPad, Samsung Note 4, and Note Tablet ed. 2014. I tried both ATT's 4G mobile data and a very fast WiFi connection.

    The TEST RESULTS were the same: SWAYs load too slowly for most mobile viewers, especially first-time casual users to a Docs.Com Collection.

    If MSFT can't improve SWAY mobile loading times, this outstanding method for web publishing will surely flop.

    13 votes
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  20. Let people subscribe to sway presentations so they recieve alerts when presentations changes

    Let people subscribe to sway presentations so they recieve alerts when presentations changes

    192 votes
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    Thanks for the suggestion! Do you frequently edit the same Sway and want to update your readers? Or do you publish multiple Sways to Docs.com and want to notify users when something new has been published? Let us know by leaving a comment! :)

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