Sway

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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  1. make sway more user friendly, i can't remove an image, i can't delete the sway...

    a way to remove an image from the sway or to delete the sway. it does not make sense to have a "deleted" tab in the "my sways" if there is no way to delete them. sway is in no way shape or form user friendly

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      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • view history

      If there was a list of the viewed sways (other people's), it'd be helpful.

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        0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  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.

        27 votes
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        • 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.

          11 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Bring back the charts

            The charts were great for pupils making a presenatation and wanting to show their data. It meant they didn't have to faff with excel and then import their data, it could be done quickly and easily within Sway

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              9 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Thanks for your feedback. We really liked this feature too, but we needed to take it down to do more work on it. As a workaround we currently make a chart somewhere else and include it in the Sway as a screenshot. We know it’s not ideal but we’re working on it. :)

            • Edit on mobile chrome

              I would like to edit on mobile because I want to go edit my sway and I can't because of chrome so pls, I need sway on the go but also it would be nice to have a app that can also run offline things

              9 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • to be able to add music.

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

                4 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Sway Apps should added more Features !

                  Hello Microsoft Sway Team,
                  I am using my sway from their web Apps, viewer's counts aren't aviable using from web apps. I prefer add more features concerning viewers counts/stats such as daily/monthly as well as region wise viewer's count.
                  I hope the issues will be resolve ASAP.
                  Thank You.

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                    1 comment  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • SWAY - shapes addition,symbols, like arrows...etc colored shapes

                    SWAY - shapes addition,symbols, like arrows...etc colored shapes

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                      0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • to change the playback speed.

                      Most modern video players allow you to change the playback speed faster or slower depending on your needs. (0.5x, 1x, 1.5x, 2x). If you want to "speed read" a Sway, you set playback to 2x. If you want to notice every detail, you set playback to 0.5x.

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                        0 comments  ·  Viewing and sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 1 vote
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                          0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • I suggest...

                          I suggest that the videos can be displayed in play at the same time, they do not work me one by one.

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                            0 comments  ·  Creating a Sway  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • clickable social media icons

                            I would like to add small social media icons that are clickable, instead of adding text, add pictures & icons that can be connected to a link. Also I would like to adjust the spacing between topics, or add a side panel with information, icons, or whatever marketing content is needed.

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

                                28 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Making Sway look amazing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 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!

                                  4 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Sway future vision  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • there to not be so many refreshes needed.

                                    it would be great if you didn't need to refresh so often

                                    4 votes
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                                    • More variety in font sizes

                                      In using sway in my classroom, I have had students complain that the font is too small to read when using my projector. Having the ability to have a wider variety of font sizes would be very welcome. Maybe similar to word where I can select 12 pt. font size if I want or 24 pt. font size if needed.

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                                      • Download Office Sway album/presentation photos in bulk

                                        It would be nice to able to download the album/presentation photos in bulk.

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                                        • make sway from photos

                                          Create a sway by highlighting several photos
                                          i.e. select your group of photos and then it auto generates

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