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. Allow sharing with Office 365 Groups

    Although the sway connector is not available under teams, we could more easily use workarounds if the share option allowed sharing with team group (Office 365 group).
    Please could you make this functionality available ?

    36 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • connect Sway Analytics in Power BI

      I would like to create Power BI reports and dashboards using Sway Analytics as a data source.

      Ideally, I could create reports using analytics from Sways I have created and Sways for which I have author access.

      46 votes
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        0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Embed content from SharePoint Online

        Provide the ability to embed SharePoint items, like documents, lists and pages into a sway

        61 votes
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        • Download the corporate font on Sway

          This tool is great ! However, I would appreciate if I could download our corporate font on Sway in order to create our Sway template.

          Thanks :)

          20 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Be able to add background music to my sway

            Be able to add background music to any sway

            31 votes
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            • create a Sway within a group so that my co-workers can still access it (especially important if you were to leave the organisation)

              If a Sway could be created in a group / within SharePoint, co-workers would be able to access it and they Sway would continue to exist even if the creator were to leave the organisation.

              18 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • automatically start sway shared presentation

                When you share a Sway it does not going into view mode, but edit mode with editing turned off. I just want to share a SWAY, opens into the presentation without the person I'm sharing with having to start it manually.

                3 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • to access a shareable view link after being granted edit permissions on a sway

                  Currently I can only get an embed code or a visual share link

                  10 votes
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                  • 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…

                    17 votes
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                    • instead of exporting to word sway has its own document

                      if i export to word and make it go back to sway it will be broken theres file formats like word doc powerpoint doc exel doc but where is the sway doc if we could put sways on our desktop that would be great

                      6 votes
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                      • Export Sway to PowerPoint

                        Sways should have the ability to export as .pptx

                        44 votes
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                        • Allow additional text (like bylines) on Title and Header 1 cards

                          The title slide only offers one text field, and the caption is hidden if you set a background image. It would be great if you could add a little bit of additional text (date, version, authors, etc.) to give some more context to the title slide.

                          Heading 1 cards are equally limited. Since I have to have a Heading 1 card in order to be able to use Heading 2 cards it would be nice if I could put a little more contextual information on the Header 1 card, especially for sways that only require one Header 1 card (single…

                          4 votes
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                          • Sign in to Sway through OneNote Add-in using company account

                            Dear Team,

                            I really like the Send to Sway add-in function in OneNote. However, when using company Office365 account, I can't sign in to Sway through this add-in. It seems it only supports personal account for this function. Hope it can also work for working or school account!

                            Bests,
                            Claire

                            38 votes
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                            • share as a template

                              To be able to share as a template or share to collaboration like you can in Forms please.

                              2 votes
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                              • hints

                                To be able to create text cards with hints (just like the Create from Topic cards) would be of great use to teachers.

                                4 votes
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                                • Enable editing of Sway on Android via an app

                                  Until we can edit and update our Sway on the go and anywhere than this will not be perfect. It would be ideal to take a snap on our camera phone and instantly upload it to Sway for editing. I use my phone more than a laptop/ computer to work so having a Sway app would turn this into a much more user friendly concept

                                  141 votes
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                                  • Hyperlink Images

                                    Hej
                                    I'd love to create a simple landing page with various offers. Instead of a link-list to the details I would like to use images/icons that the user can click to navigate to another sway or service.

                                    Please just allow to change the navigation target from clicking on an image to either "view in fullscreen" as it is default now, or "navigate to: URL/Sway", so we can use images as hyperlinks.

                                    Thanks

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Ribbon UI & UX for Microsoft Sway.

                                      Ribbon is a great UI with lead to great UX why do not use it?

                                      especially when our muscle brain remembers office UI better and removes the needs to learn a new interface.

                                      Moreover, more features can be added with ribbon UI and are easier to discover with the new simple Ribbon UI

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Enable the same sharing options as in Forms

                                        Would be good to have some standard across the products instead of having different options for each tool, especially as Forms and Sway are quite similar in some ways. This would definitely help increase the user experience across the O365 platform.

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                                        • Set expiration date on shared Sway

                                          Add the ability to set an expiration date when sharing edit preferences with another user

                                          2 votes
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