Sway Suggestion Box

Update: Microsoft will be moving away from UserVoice sites on a product-by-product basis throughout the 2021 calendar year. We will leverage 1st party solutions for customer feedback. Learn more

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.

In addition to the Sway Suggestion Box, we have…
Show us your Sway
Have you created a Sway that you think is awesome? Then share it with others by posting a link to it in our Show us your Sway page. We might even feature it on www.sway.com.

Sway for iPad & iPhone (iOS)
Do you use Sway’s iOS app? We’d love to hear your feedback on the Sway for iPad & iPhone page.

Need technical support? Please visit the Microsoft Community or the Office Support site.

Thanks for joining our community and helping improve Sway!


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  1. Immersive Reader for Sway

    The Immersive Reader found in Word and OneNote and other places is amazing. Please bring the immersive reader to Sway. As a presentation and teaching tool, this would substantially improve the accessibility of Sway content. The translation and dynamic visual formatting features would be most valuable.

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  3. embed a sway in Teams channels

    I'd love to be able to embed a sway in a teams channel. So that it functions - not as a link.

    61 votes
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  4. Organising multiple Sways

    Sways are really useful for sharing info and video clips with parents and children during lockdown. We are building up a collection of them, and sometimes want to share them with other practitioners who work with families elsewhere. It's hard to organise them though, with no folders or organising system - what's the solution?
    thanks, Charlotte

    6 votes
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  5. personalization

    I would be nice if I could add personalization fields. So for example, when someone opens my Sway newsletter it would say 'dear (name)'. It would also be awesome if you could connect a CRM system for that.

    3 votes
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  6. Enable external sharing permission to some users in my organisation

    Instead of disabling external sharing to everyone, it would be nice to be able to create a policy that we can enforce for some users being able to share externally.

    Thanks.

    4 votes
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  7. Image links to work in mobile view

    We have a grid view with some images with links. This works well on a desktop view, but in the mobile view the images shrink and the links disappear and no longer work. It would be great to still be able to have that functionality in the mobile view. Perhaps the way to do that would be to add an extra type of card that does not expand the images when users click on them, but instead takes you to the image link. Thank you.

    11 votes
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  8. Embed sways directly into email

    Embed sways directly into email rather than having to send recipient to another page via embed code/link

    213 votes
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  9. Can I export an audio file that is in Sway?

    I would like to export the audio file i recorded in Sway so i can use it elsewhere without having to record it again.

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  10. Hide text "microsoft Sway" in preload iframe sharing

    to hide the text "microsoft sway" in the seconds it takes to load the presentation when it is shared or embedded via iframe.

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  11. embed h5p

    Hi,
    Could we please enable embedding H5P.com content on Sway please? We use Sway for education and we need to be able to embed H5P's interactive content on Sway.

    31 votes
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  12. make accessible without a link

    We recently used Sway to create an educational module for a doctoral project--it looks amazing. However, the hospital where we launched the project was unable to open the link to the sway due to strict security restrictions on hospital computers. A way to convert the Sway to PP in these situations might be helpful. Or just a way to make the Sway accessible without a live link.

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  13. ability to 'like' someone's sway to give them feedback

    I'm using Sway to share top tips, guidance, info snippets etc by sharing the links in newsletters and teams channels.

    It would be great if there was the option for the reader to 'like' the Sway at the end, then this data could show in the analytics section as an indicator of how useful the content is.

    100 views but 0 likes, or 100 views and 80 likes gives a helpful picture for the creator.
    I like 'likes' :)

    4 votes
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  14. Global Administrator Moderation and Control over Sways

    We really need this functionality. A member of staff sent out a Sway to all of our customers with the wrong kind of link so no one can access the Sway. She then went off on holiday and we cannot contact her. We now cannot simply access her Sway to get the right link and fix the issue. This is a real hassle and embarrassment for a simple problem that should be easy to fix. It would be really helpful to have a Global Admin overview (like in Microsoft Stream) to be able to disable, delete or moderate Sways that…

    3 votes
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  15. Dynamically update images

    We update and present a report weekly, which also has several images as part of the presentation.

    These images also change on the server (are over-written) but if we do this, the linked images do not update. Is there a way to dynamically/automatically update this content, the same way an embedded spreadsheet or word doc would update?

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  16. sharing

    i would like a way to find sways that are shared with you inside the app SWAY

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  17. share externally with specific email

    Please allow external sharing permission with only select emails.

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  18. *.Padlet.ORG whitelist request for University

    Here at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia, we use the Padlet tool in our Learning and Teaching tool mix.

    In the last year, Padlet.com changed their business model from allowing multiple free 'Padlets' to only 3, resulting in schools and universities such as ourselves needing to procure "Institutional" licenses for Padlet - this was no problem, and also allowed us to have a custom subdomain in the *.padlet.ORG space.

    Free-account Padlets (Padlet.COM) embed with no issues in Microsoft Sway. *.Padlet.ORG, however, DO NOT EMBED.

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    "Sorry, we do not currently support this site. Please look at the more…

    12 votes
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  19. See how many shares

    We need deeper analytics. How many newsletter shares were there? Also, what are the traffic sources for the views? It's hard to tailor future content when we dont have an idea of where the audience comes from. In my organization, we post the newsletter on multiple channels as well as embedding them in emails. However, we have no idea who our readers are. More analytics!

    4 votes
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