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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  1. Deploy company templates

    We'd like to be able to have a custom Sway template available for our Office 365 users to use to make Sway presentations.

    161 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Format Navigation of Sections Separately (combine horizontal and veritcal navigation)

    I would like the ability to change the formatting of the navigation for individual sections, allowing me to scroll up and down between sections, but right and left in a particular section (or vice-versa). Right now it is an all one way or the other.

    153 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Speaker notes

    Add speaker notes box.

    Speaker notes should be able to be viewed in separate window (or synched on a separate device would be 100x better!!). I need all the help I can when I present.

    153 votes
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    10 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Add Sways into Folders... I have too many under 'My Sways'!!!

    I have so many Sways... Revision Sways, Portfolios, Stories, Newsletters, Units of Work... and they all live under 'My Sways' - an increasingly over populated area! I like an organised workspace and would love to be able to create category folders and organise my Sways accordingly. PLEASE consider this, we teach students not to save everything in 'My Documents', to use Tabs in One Note, to use folders in OneDrive, to use channels in Teams, why is Sway storage so one dimensional???

    155 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. More flexibilty

    Sway is a great product but it is VERY restricted.
    We need the ability to add background colour, resize images or text and move items around freely. If you add these features, Sway will be without a doubt the best presenting program available.

    151 votes
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    Gathering Feedback  ·  5 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Export Sway to PowerPoint

    Sways should have the ability to export as .pptx

    152 votes
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  7. Add a new font to Sway

    I would like to suggest "Segoe Pro" as a font in Sway in order to be in line with Microsoft's brand guidelines. In this way a Microsoft employee with an exchange account xx@microsoft.com has access to it, when working in sway and using it for internal and external use.

    148 votes
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    Gathering Feedback  ·  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Internal Link

    I'm requesting the ability to link to an existing Sway header.

    144 votes
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    5 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Remove the need to sign-in to Sway when it is embedded into a SharePoint Online site

    Remove the need to sign-in to Sway when it is embedded into a SharePoint Online site

    141 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 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.

    136 votes
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    4 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. to be able to embed Sway in an email

    to be able to embed a Sway into an email for distribution via MailChimp or Dotmailer. Even just regular email through Outlook would be better than nothing. I love the tool but nobody clicks on links in emails and I need to maintain my readership!

    137 votes
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    Gathering Feedback  ·  3 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Digital Inking

    I love Digital Inking and would like Sway to support it for quick drawing, graph, math and why not able to write on the go.

    Also support for different colors of pen ink.

    135 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Prevent Image Downloads

    Please prevent a user from doing the right-click Save Image trick. if a photographer is going to use Sway, he doesn't want his pictures download all over the web fro free.

    Thanks.

    131 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  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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    4 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    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. Embed web content as iFrame in a Sway

    I would like to be able to embed an external website inside a sway as content, so you could scroll through that website as part of the sway. This would be use din instructional manuals that are authored as Sway's, but contain small embedded live sites, such as forums or forms or other similar items.

    127 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Whitelist Request (University Tenancy Level)

    At Griffith University we are wanting to embed our number of standard web applications as well as our own internal applications within our Microsoft Sway content. Currently you get an error stating "Sorry, we do not currently support this site...". Our MS 0365 support team have advised that they cannot add any applications to our white-list for Sway.

    We have found that the white-list of allowed embed-able content in Sway is controlled as one global list rather than administered per tenancy. This level of control to allow each tenancy determine their own white-list will allow organisations to cater to their…

    124 votes
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  17. Export to HTML5 + JS

    Export to HTML5 + JS sways can be shared with links. Currently there are some web apps which dissect and present powerpoint presentations. Put an end to that and use an existing open standard

    122 votes
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  18. Support code markups and related features

    I'm a developer and current solutions for live coding or showing a demo involving source code do not necessarily fit my needs. A lot of my colleagues use PowerPoint to relay code snippets or documentation to other people, but it always felt like the wrong solution to the problem. I was hoping that sway could include several features for this - syntax highlighting, live coding support, clean style templates etc.

    123 votes
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  19. Add Yammer Feed to Sway

    Add the ability to insert Yammer conversations from Corporate Network to Sway

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  20. background music feature to be added to my sway

    background music feature to be added to my sway

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    1 comment  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for this suggestion. Right now, we do have an audio card (so you can add a file, or record something to add to your Sway).

    Any more information you have is appreciated on how you’d like this scenario to work (ie – does it come from spotify/youtube/a file? should it play the entire time, or just for certain sections? what types of documents would you use this on?)!

    Thanks again!

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