Sway Suggestion Box

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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. 3 votes
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  2. Why isn't the Sway app available in Android.

    Why isn't the Sway app available in Android. It would help make Creation and sharing of the presentations easy.

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  3. More individual design-options --> Corporate Design / Corporate Identity

    It would be great if there were more possibilities for individual designs. Something towards corporate identity/design.
    - Colors
    - Font
    - Elements

    6 votes
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  4. 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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  5. 1 vote
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  6. In many companies could sway be a good tool for creating manuals. Drawing tools are missing: for example circle, arrow....

    In many companies could sway be a good tool for creating manuals. Drawing tools are missing: for example circle, arrow.... Sway should be hostable locally

    6 votes
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  7. 1 vote
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  8. 4 votes
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  9. More than 15 users edit a sway

    The ability to a number of users editing a sway

    3 votes
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  10. 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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  11. 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?

    1 vote
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  12. We need Scientific Writing text! Or at least, have the option for superscript/subscript.

    I can see sway as a powerful tool for online learning/self-learning, particularly during this pandemic. However, I am rather disappointed to find out that I cannot write chemical formula in the text box.

    4 votes
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  13. Color setting for hyperlinks

    Allow easy color setting for hyperlinks done throughout a Sway to align with company design guide. In face the entire Company design setup is urgently missing

    2 votes
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  14. 1 vote
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  15. 1 vote
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  16. Fix Error message on links in sways since 05.09.2020

    Fix Error message on links in sways since 05.09.2020

    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/sway/error-message-on-links-in-sways-since-05-09-2020/m-p/1377647

    since yesterday, when a user klick on a link in may sways like
    https://sway.office.com/2NknZy0hB1m5lHK3?ref=Link

    he gets an error message:

    "You’re about to be redirected off sway.office.com to a webpage that may not be secure. Continue?"

    Even with links to microsoft forms!
    Please repair that false alert!
    Your's sincerely, Stefan

    11 votes
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  17. A mobile sway app

    Please a mobile app

    1 vote
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  18. sharing

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

    1 vote
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  19. To download Sway powerpoint

    I would like for people to download the sway powerpoint

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  20. more designs

    Please, please add more designs. Sway would be so much better than Power Point or Prezi if only there were more design choices.

    3 votes
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