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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 for Windows 10 Mobile

    Please, develop Sway app for Windows 10 Mobile.

    1,319 votes
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      58 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Exporting sway to pdf

      It would be nice if it was possible to export sway to pdf.

      29 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Remove the need to sign-in to Sway when it is embedded into a SharePoint Online site

        Remove the need to sign-in to Sway when it is embedded into a SharePoint Online site

        63 votes
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          2 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Folders

          I have created so many Sways, most of them for teaching purposes. There are so many, that it can be difficult to find the one that I am looking for when I am in a hurry in front if a full class. It would be good if the user could create folders within which their Sways could be stored and then easily found again. A search option would also be good.

          40 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Different Text Size

            You should be able to change your text size so you can fit everything on a single page.

            30 votes
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              1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • To be able to link within a Sway.

              The ability to link within a Sway. So for example you could create a page with links to spots within the Sway, like either a table of contents. This will allow more flexibility for navigating through a Sway. Besides ease of navigation to go to a particular spot, this will also allow reinforcing conceptual schemata if that is relevant to the topic being presented.

              26 votes
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              • The ability to create corporate-branded templates

                My organisation (global top 500) wants to start using Sway to share reports and ideas internally. However, all of our communications needs to conform with our corporate branding i.e. specific colour schemes and fonts. We want to be able to create a Corporate template to make available to our employees like we do with PowerPoint templates. If we can't do this, we can't use Sway, which is a huge shame.

                12 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Have fewer limits by linking to OneDrive

                  There is currently a limit placed on the number of headings, photos, imports etc on Sway. This is a major problem. Could this be reduced or entirely removed if Sways could be saved to OneDrive instead of just on Sway website, allowing the size limit to be that of the users storage. This would provide a lot more freedom.

                  6 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • View all sways shared with me on ipad

                    I can't access the SWAYs on the IPAD-App throuhg the SWAY-App if the Sway was not created by myself but shared with me.

                    Any possibility to view a shared with me sway on the IPAD App?

                    13 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 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.

                      12 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • I would like to be able to change the html.

                        I would like to be able to change the html and change the look of everything in the sway but still be able to have people view it.

                        16 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add Sway service and actions to Microsoft Flow

                          If we have Sway service and actions at Microsoft Flow, it will be able to get any notifications like someone add Sway.
                          It's similar to provide RSS feed on the blog post.

                          7 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Change the autoplay time for each individual card rather than one time for all cards text can take longer than titles.

                            Having one time for autoplay for all cards makes reading the title for 20 seconds boring for our users but then reading large text for 20 seconds makes it difficult. Being able to set the time for a title to 5 seconds but a text card for 30 would be advantageous.

                            6 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • background music feature to be added to my sway

                              background music feature to be added to my sway

                              4 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add video resources from the repositories used by our Library, namely: Kanopy, ClickView and Alexander Street Video

                                I would like to be able to embed video resources from commonly used Library video repositories such as Kanopy, ClickView and Alexander Street Video ... without the ability to do this, there will be a limit to Sway take-up by teachers (and from there, students). I think that Sway is indeed a very useful tool for both teachers and students, but without this flexibility in this setting (Tertiary organisation) fewer will be able to use it to link together open web resources, with the material students will need to access via the Library.

                                The cherry on the cake would be…

                                13 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Audio to auto play.

                                  when I start scrolling in sway, I want audio file to automatic play as I scroll.

                                  8 votes
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                                  • change font colors

                                    Our school has adopted the use of Sway on a large scale. One issue, however, that we have is that the ability to change font color and size is very limited. As a teacher we would like to make one word a different color than the sentence, for example, so that we could highlight that word, such as a vocabulary term. Thanks for your consideration.

                                    17 votes
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                                    • 8 votes
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                                      • a panel in which to type live before an audience

                                        It would be good to have a panel where I could brainstorm or type input from viewers during a presentation.

                                        1 vote
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                                          0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • a universal audio option.

                                          I want to be able to include sound for a Sway presentation. I want to be able to have the sound play for as long as the audio/music file is. And that independent of how many cards I insert to the Sway. One or more should not matter. But to be able to add sound to a card is important. Also to be able to schedule intros or outtros, fadings, duration.

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