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. Personal Flickr / Photography service accounts

    I would love to use this but unless I can connect to my flickr account, I really cant. I've read a few posts from dev's which say you can connect to your flickr account, but I cannot see how to do it. I can see flickr, so might I suggest that is where you put the option to connect to your own materials, even if they are copyright! It looks very promising!

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    • Android sway app

      Make an android sway app

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      • Sway to show progress while loading

        On a slower connection, Sway currently either shows blank screen, or the broken jpg icon before showing the photo in full. It's hard to tell if the browser is doing something and user will be misled into pressing refresh button early. This is on Chrome.

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        • Insert action button

          Sería genial que Sway incluyera un botón de acción que permita hipervincular secciones dentro del mismo Sway, muy similar a lo que podemos hacer en Power Point. Please, inclúyanlo.

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          • Delegate Sharing permissions

            I would like the posibility to delegate the "share external" permission. Currently it´s a tenant wide setting. I would like only specific users to be able to share with anonymous links external.

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            • clunky

              Microsoft really needs to go back to the drawing board on Sway. While I love its potential, my students are asking to use Adobe Spark instead. Their reasoning is that Sway is clunky and unintuitive. Spark is very fluid and simple to use. As I have stated in other product posts, Microsoft needs to move away from a legacy backend, like SharePoint. My 20 somethings say they love the potential of the Microsoft product line, but they choose tools like Evernote, Spark, Trello, and G-Suite because they are super fast and fluid to use.

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              • Let readers modify autoplay

                As readers may have different needs when it comes to autoplay, it would be a good idea to let readers change the autoplay tempo.

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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

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                  • A Shared Sway section added like you have a shared files section and a shared OneNote section etc...

                    A Shared Sway section added like you have a shared files section and a shared OneNote section etc...

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                    • Microsoft Flow integration for data import automation

                      I would like to leverage Microsoft Flow to pump data into Sway in order to present live data within Sway slides. By focusing on Flow, the types of content available to Sway users would increase over time as more Flow integration options become available.

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                      • View history - going back further

                        It would be helpful if the 'Viewed' tab went back further than just the last 12 Sways read.

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                          • full screen embed

                            make available the feature of embedding to a website that makes the sway appear full screen

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                            • Panopto video to be able to embed

                              We use Panopto at our post-secondary institution - a lecture-capture solution that has amazing Universal Design for Learning tools (closed captioning, chapters, etc.) that we use to support student needs and teaching resources. Sway would be a wonderful place for us to design student resources (and have students demonstrate their own learning) if they could embed Panopto into a Sway.

                              What would it take for this to happen?

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                                • Export Sway to PowerPoint

                                  Sways should have the ability to export as .pptx

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                                  • Add Microsoft Sway to mobile

                                    It would be very useful if I could use sway on my mobile device

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                                    • The ability to add company branded headers and footers to the PDF export

                                      Add the option to include a default website, logo and disclaimer etc. so when clients export Sway to PDF / Word.
                                      Currently, (The logo to the title card doesn't export?) there is no way to brand these exports or give them any identifying marks like a company logo, header or footer.

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                                      • Combine image display options

                                        Have the ability to combine image display options. I would like to have comparison images in a slide show or maybe in a grid. Currently you pick either or and you can't combine the options.

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                                        • Colour choice for links

                                          Give a colour choice when displaying links to sites and other media platforms. I see when i click on a link it comes up blue , but never stays that way. It would look amazing if they could be a different colour as i always use a black background and electric blue or any other colour REALLY stands out. !!

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