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Welcome to Sway’s Suggestion Box!

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 regularly review the ideas and incorporate them into product planning discussions. We will read all suggestions and respond to every suggestion that gets at least 20 votes. We may also merge and rename suggestions for clarity.

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Please note that the Sway Suggestion Box is moderated and is a voluntary participation-based project. If your submission is not a product feature suggestion it may be removed. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft. Your submission is subject to the UserVoice License Terms.

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  1. Sway to build entire websites

    I just think it would be an awesome one stop shop. Newsletters, prints, webpages, and it's all so easily connected to our email and PC.

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    • Sway needs more Featrues !

      Hello,

      Sway needs minimum of following features soon:-
      a. Own URL Creating facility
      b. Classify/Organizing way into Folders
      c. Viewers descriptions with location, time etc.
      d. At least one E-Commerce Template
      e. Organizing all sway and Publish it into Single web like WordPress.

      Hope Sway team have pay attention towards this.
      Thank You

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      • Analytics

        The lack of analytics is frustrating. I'm using Sway as a hybrid blog/website tool for our department, and want to get more than just page view stats. I'd love to link it up to Google Analytics or a similiar Microsoft product.

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        • see who viewed my sway

          How come I can see the number of views on my sway but I can't see who the viewers are?

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          • 1 vote
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            • Enable Aliasing of Sway

              I am an FTE -- Love Sway. I think it would be good to have the ability to create a unique alias for Sways that correlates to the URL that is create automatically when you create a Sway. Let's say I create a new Sway and wanted to use a URL that I can remember, it would be cool if I can have a feature that would allow me to pair my unique name (something readable) with the auto generated URL.

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              • string multiple sways together

                I would like to have 3 or four sways playing continously on a screen in the canteen at work.

                Similar to how it might be at a fast food restaurant where there is usually monthly ads or ads at lunch time that run about specials.

                The Idea is that you could string sways of different stylings together. Newsletter, ad/marketting campaign and Emergency Information are all different formats.

                I personally feel Sway is perfect for these dynamic notice boards that is the norm in most companies today.

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                • I would like sway to be embed into email for marketing use. This programme has so much it could offer.

                  A way to embed or copy the HTML of the sway so I can use it for marketing newsletters. even copying the HTML for use with Dotmailer etc would be amazing.

                  47 votes
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                  • E-Commerce Features Sway Strongly Needed !

                    Sway Team should be at least simple E-commerce/Online Shopping features sway so that we can create simple online classified/shop on sway.

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                    • Card Sorter for Sway

                      Sway has some features that make the end product very engaging for the intended audience. However, because your scrollbar shrinks as your Sway grows, it's difficult to rearrange cards. I would like to see a feature similar to the Slide Sorter in PowerPoint that would make it simpler and quicker to sort or rearrange slides.

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                      • add video comments to a Sway

                        I work with deaf students and need the ability to add video comments (in sign language) to provide feedback to their online work (including Word etc). Is this ever going to be a possibility like it is in Google Docs by using Kaizena add-on??

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                        • to be able to add music.

                          You already have creative commons images, why not add music? It would add a lot to a presentation.

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                          • Add Bot Functionality to Sway

                            Add the functionality to have a bot.

                            The nice thing about Sway isn't presenting in real time, but giving users a rich experience they can view on their own. Imagine having the capability to supplement your content with a bot for questions!

                            This should be extremely easy to do by adding the Azure Bot Framework as an embed. The functionality is already there!

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                            • Notification

                              Hi,
                              There should be an option in Sway for sending a notification to all the invited members whenever there is a edits/updates made in text, so that every time the admin does not have to send an email or inform the invitees about the updates done.

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                              • Create a mobile app

                                Hello! I really love Sway, but I also wish I could have a mobile app. Have not you thought about it? It would be great!!!!

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                                • the edited default "address" send and receive.

                                  the ip address for created accounts need to be adjusted on the proper search engine to be modify accordingly when or after logon.. due to the fact that once you created the email its a mission to modify once you have a default name.. but the main issues for me is to recreat the email send and receive address... the dam thing is to "robo" for me. not complex but not easy to either just practical like logistics..

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                                  • Sway as a managed app

                                    Would be good to know if the product group have plans to introduce Sway as a managed app (Intune MAMWE in particular) so we can control data and make full use of the client on mobile devices.

                                    Thanks,

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                                    • Return Back from Docs to Sway, What are the More Features?

                                      Dear  Microsoft,
                                      I am using Microsoft soft products since past, It was awesome. As Docs.com introduced It was best, Unfortunately It has been retiring soon. So that we have only option that is Sway.com. Now it's time to ask your team, when MS will introduced more features( Like URL name, collection, Tags ect for us?
                                      Thank You.
                                      Thakur
                                      Nepal

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                                      • Sway to play directly into ONENOTE without a link. The look of sway right in a ONENOTE page. Students do not like links.

                                        Open a sway file right in ONENOTE. A fully functional sway presentation in ONENOTE. Students do not like to follow links. presenting content in a effective way with sway and students can take notes in ONENOTE. Using one program seamlessly with another.

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