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. Import Google Site to Sway button

    When migrating from G-Suite to Office365 it would be super useful to bring Google Sites with you

    3 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Have the table of contents as a "card" option as well which could be inserted at the top of a Sway newsletter.

      Maybe just with the text/hyperlink for each header and without the photos to simplify it?

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        0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 1 vote
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        • Android sway app

          Make an android sway app

          15 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.

            137 votes
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              Gathering Feedback  ·  5 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Customise style

              I would like the ability to customise styles further. I have a black and white style selected with accent colour of a olive green (style 2) I would like the ability to customise the accent green colour to a custom colour as I love the style black and white but would prefer a different accent colour.

              4 votes
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              • Text to Speech

                I would love a text to speech feature, like the one that exists in Microsoft Word. I intend to use Sway for online course lectures, and text-to-speech would help make the presentations more accessible for visually impaired students.

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

                  119 votes
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                    Gathering Feedback  ·  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Internal Link

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

                    59 votes
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                      3 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • CONVERT SWAY TO POWER POINT OR VIDEO FROMAT.

                      CONVERT TO POWER POINT OR VIDEO FORMAT.

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                      • Enhanced references - endnotes/footnotes

                        We are able to copy and past documents that use references like endnotes/footnotes and the format is great on Sway. What would elevate this would be to have the references automatically linked so users can access the notes directly from the body text. It would also be great to have the capability to hover over a reference and view the note it refers to.

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                          0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add Hardware Acceleration to the Sway App

                          It would be really nice if you could add hardware acceleration capability to the Sway application. The app starts to really drag under a lot of photos.

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                          • Microsoft to allow users to decide what they want to embed into Sway (I want to include Desmos and others want something else)

                            I tried to embed an application to find Sway only allows a limited number of applications. Instead of defaulting to a 'we block you :)' position, default as you can work with our tool to do what you want using these guidelines.

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                            • Embed vanity urls

                              I have an Excel file on the corporate Sharepoint directory. I want to embed it to my sway but cannot because apparently, its a vanity url. It would be great if support could be added to embed vanity url's.

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                              • 1 vote
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                                  0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Ribbon UI & UX for Microsoft Sway.

                                  Ribbon is a great UI with lead to great UX why do not use it?

                                  especially when our muscle brain remembers office UI better and removes the needs to learn a new interface.

                                  Moreover, more features can be added with ribbon UI and are easier to discover with the new simple Ribbon UI

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Enable the same sharing options as in Forms

                                    Would be good to have some standard across the products instead of having different options for each tool, especially as Forms and Sway are quite similar in some ways. This would definitely help increase the user experience across the O365 platform.

                                    0 votes
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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.

                                      9 votes
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                                      • I would like to be able to embed an Outlook calendar. We are a Microsoft district! We have had many staff request this.

                                        We are a Microsoft district so we would like to embed our Outlook calendars. We use Sway as a parent newsletter and the calendar would be extremely helpful. We do not want to ask staff to create a personal gmail account to do this work.

                                        23 votes
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                                        • VISUAL LINK

                                          How can I choose what image displays in my visual link? When I sent out my first newsletter it displayed the background from my first heading which I liked. Now it is displaying a generic image, and not my first heading image.

                                          30 votes
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