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. To have a community page where we can share our work?

    Sway is amazing website that allows you to create lots of content just just using the inside built templetes or just starting from your own, while eventualyl there are millions of users using Sway.
    I suggest that you created a community where users can share up each others work and then so that way we can have meainingful conversations with each other on developing something,creating,etc.
    Also in this sense, our sways might also get large number of visitors.

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    • autoplay

      Like many others I'd like videos in Sway to play automatically. I understand it's possible to embed an iframe that support autoplay. Would it be possible to include information about this on the support pages?

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        1 comment  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • full screen embed

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

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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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            • Locking the Guiding Icons for New Users Throughout Entire Presentation

              As a new user in the current set-up, you only receive a guiding icon to tell you how to use Sway (click through stack, select arrow to continue, etc) once or twice, and then the feature disappears.

              I would like to see the ability to "lock" down this guiding system for all users, as we may send out communication via Sway to hundreds of new users who will not remember how to use Sway after just one or two times being "guided."

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              • A category for Admin improvements

                This UserVoice forum needs a category for enhancements for administrators (O365 Tenant Admins) that make Sway and the content created by users easier to manage.

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                • Download a local copy of my Sway to present without relying on internet connection

                  There are time when having to present that I may not always have access to an internet connection. In these instances I would need to rely on a local copy of a document so I can make the presentation. Is it possible to enable this on desktop for Sway?

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                  • Internal Link

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

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                      2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 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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                        1 comment  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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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                        • Enable displaying images uploaded to Sway in the same resolution as original images.

                          *English follows Japanese
                          ■Title(件名):
                          Sway にアップロードした画像について

                          Enable displaying images uploaded to Sway in the same resolution as original images.

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                          ■Description(内容):
                          Sway に画像をアップロードすると、元の画像より低い画質で表示される。もとの画像と同じ画質で画像をアップロードし、表示できる機能を実装してほしい。

                          When uploading images to Sway, the images will be displayed in lower resolution than the original images.
                          In order to improve usability, I hope the feature will be improved to enable uploading and displaying images to Sway in the same resolution as the original images.

                          Thank you for your consideration.

                          6 votes
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                          • 4 votes
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                            • Improve 'Invite' feature

                              When sharing a Sway with specific people, email addresses are requested but no notification is sent to those email recipients to let them know that the Sway has been shared. This is contra to how specific sharing from OneDrive/SharePoint works leading our users to believe they have shared Sways when, in fact, the recipient has no knowledge of the fact that they have been granted access. To improve, please generate an email to email addresses specified (like the one that comes from sharing files from OneDrive) CC'd to the owner(s) letting them know that the Sway has been shared. Also,…

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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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                                • 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

                                  56 votes
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                                  • Enterprise Library

                                    I like using Office 365 Sway for guidance documentation within an organisation, but it is a pain that I have to actively share them with other people, rather than them being in a location where people can find them.

                                    In the Sway interface, there are sections for My Sways and Featured Sways. I want something between these; for Enterprise Sways, where any Sways I have shared with my enterprise could be found.

                                    Ideally, there would be a concept of libraries or channels, like in O365 Video, where it would be possible to group Sways together and control access for editing…

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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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                                      • 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.…

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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.

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