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. Be able to add background music to my sway

    Be able to add background music to any sway

    111 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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!

      52 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Fonts in Sway

        Could we please get some more updated fonts in Sway such as the Segoe UI Font family?

        18 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  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.

          74 votes
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            2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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…

            61 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  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

              77 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Being able to add tables and quotes

                To add tables and quotes (prominently) you need to separately create and publish as images, which impairs viewing by mobile devices.

                26 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • attach files, not import them

                  It would be great to upload files as an attachment without showing the content of the files, but have the possibility to click on it

                  18 votes
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                  • Export Sway to PowerPoint

                    Sways should have the ability to export as .pptx

                    93 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

                      20 votes
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                      • Presentation mode

                        To be able to play/present my sways in full screen mode like you can in PowerPoint.

                        19 votes
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                        • Add a feature to create tables directly in Microsoft Sway

                          *English follows Japanese
                          ■Title(件名):
                          Microsoft Sway 内での表の作成機能について

                          Add a feature to create tables directly in Microsoft Sway
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                          ■Description(内容):
                          現時点では Microsoft Sway 内の機能に "表" を作成する機能がなく、Excel Online 等にて埋め込む方法が代用の方法となります。今後の機能の拡充の要望として Microsoft Sway 機能内にて "表" を作成する機能を追加していただく事を要望いたします。

                          It would be very useful if we can create a table directly within the Microsoft Sway, instead of creating a table in Excel Online and embed it into Sway.

                          Thank you for your consideration.

                          7 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 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

                            145 votes
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                            • eDiscovery & Administrative Management of Sways

                              https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Sway/eDiscovery-amp-Administrative-Management-of-Sways/m-p/288723#M281

                              Today:
                              •Sway activities are available in the Audit Log of the S&C
                              •Sways are held in a blob storage in Azure, so are not stored in Exchange or SharePoint
                              •Because Sways are not in the purview of Exchange or SharePoint, you cannot place them on eDiscovery holds or capture them in content searches
                              •No PowerShell module exists that can manage Sways from a tenant admin perspective, like Whiteboard.
                              •Additionally, because they are not stored in Exchange or SharePoint, and there is not a PowerShell module, you cannot transfer ownership of a Sway(s) to another user.

                              What we need:
                              1.…

                              14 votes
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                              • Live calendar embedding

                                Please make it possible to embed a live calendar into a Sway that can be clicked on to open events and will reflect any live updates. We are replacing our current web site program with the use of Sway for teacher websites. One HUGE issue with the transition is the inability to have a calendar of events and assignments due. This is something that parents and students need to be able to see and interact with. If I just post a picture of a calendar that would have to be updated at every edit. Or if I link to an…

                                105 votes
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                                • A sway android app

                                  It would be great to have a sway android app!

                                  84 votes
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                                  • organizing sways

                                    I use sways to make newsletters for parents, staff meettings, resources for parents, special events for our childcare center. We have created quite a few sways in the past few months and it has become a little hard to organize and keep track of them. I would love to be able to put them in folders to keep them organized. I also have 4 other Directors at our center. We would love to be able to have the permission to be able to edit each others sway without being the initial owner. I would love to speak to someone in…

                                    107 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • soundtrack to the entire presentation

                                      Sound music to the entire presentation

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Customization of SWAY analytics report

                                        I want to customize the analytics report that is been generated on Sway. Like can I show it in chart view, User Location, Who is viewing, edit other options that I don't want to show out here.

                                        4 votes
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                                        • To have options for creating folders in Sway

                                          I suggest Microsoft Sway team to think of an option to create folders and then create or place sways in it.

                                          So that I can have all the sways related to one activity in one folder and also searching becomes easy.

                                          Moreover, the dashboard looks clutter free.

                                          5 votes
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