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. 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 :)

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      0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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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      • 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.

        7 votes
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        • Embed Microsoft Forms

          I have tried to embed a Microsoft Form, but it displays a block containing a link to the form, rather than the questions.

          It would be better if the questions could be displayed in and answered from the Sway.

          11 votes
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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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            • Name a Sway without title showing

              I love Sway and create dozens of them. I often duplicate them to share samples with clients, and end up with lots of versions of similar sways. There is no way to name each Sway in a way i can easily identify it without opening it and looking through it. Any name i give it shows in the actual Sway headline, which i don't want.

              In other words, not everyone wants the name of the sway to also be a headline. Sometimes use a custom image and embed a title into that image rather than letting Sway set the type.…

              140 votes
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              • Add Additional Owners (not authors)

                I would like to see the ability to add multiple owners who have full control of the Sway and its settings.

                This would be in addition to the collaborative functionality available via the edit link. A co-owner would be able to modify Sway settings and properties.

                Here are a few functionalities that are currently unavailable for co-authors:
                1. Save as Template option
                2. Modify View settings with Settings Menu
                3. Share 'Edit' and 'View' links within the Share Menu

                50 votes
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                  Gathering Feedback  ·  3 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Let me text pictures to a Sway via SMS/MMS

                  My wife and I take a lot of pictures on our phone and are dying for a friction-free way to save the highlights with captions for the memories. The best we've got so far is a private FB group, but I love the format of a Sway and would prefer that. But the friction of adding pictures to a Sway is too high.

                  The best I've thought of is for Msft to get a phone number that I as a user can text with pictures and optionally a caption. I would register my phone number to my account, and it…

                  16 votes
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                  • 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.

                    119 votes
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                    • Sway - automated creation from a database

                      Our business Brisbane Catholic Education is currently looking at creating a completely digital onboarding (new hire or internal transfers) experience. As a part of this process we were envisioning individual schools to have a brief unique video or Sway (default design/style) that provides a basic introduction and background to new employees. Due to currency being a factor when creating digital presentations we were hoping to automate the updating of this Sway based on a database (API).

                      It would be great if Sway had the ability to create an automated Sway based on data pulled from an API - (series of…

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                      • Facebook

                        Start and populate a sway based on a Facebook.page

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                        • Drag - replace image

                          Most of the time, I am designing images and then bring them into SWAY. The current UI is - delete image, add image, click on new image, reformat focus of image - this requires a lot of repetitive clicking.
                          Is it possible to simply drag a new image onto of the existing image ( replace image YES / NO) and have the new image inherent all of the previous conditions?

                          6 votes
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                          • Have a feature to automatically have all pictures full view

                            I write a sway newsletter every week and use a lot of photos. I would love to be able to default to all pictures being full view.

                            3 votes
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                            • To add text as the body after the header

                              I would like to add bullet points under a heading in Sway, like a body. I would like to have this feature added...

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                              • Please update your tutorials

                                I teach SWAY to high school students. I showed them a tutorial today from your website to find out the canvas looks nothing like that anymore. Please update your tutorials with your new releases.

                                6 votes
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                                • add backround music to my Sway

                                  I need to add backround music to my Sway.

                                  8 votes
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                                  • Support for Google My Maps

                                    Can you please add support for Google's My Maps embedding.
                                    You support normal Google Maps, but I have created my own maps, and I want to present them with Sway.

                                    23 votes
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                                    • Embed from Lynda

                                      Microsoft owns Lynda. Please allow videos from Lynda to be embedded in Sway!

                                      12 votes
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                                      • Restore Multiple Accounts

                                        In past builds we could sign in to personal and business accounts to create our Sways. As a heavy user, I was dismayed when this was over-simplified and I have to completely sign out and re-sign in to switch accounts.

                                        Also, I'm often signed out of my work account automatically by the app.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • to create a Sway from a OneNote page

                                          It would be helpful to be able to create a Sway from information on a OneNote page.

                                          12 votes
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