Sway Quick Start – Sign in to Sway


In this course:

  • Easily integrate text, images, videos, and other content in an interactive online format.
  • Transfer designer-created layouts and colour schemes, or permit Sway to recommend design elements that suit your content.
  • Search and import compatible content from a wide range of sources.
  • Share your completed Sways online.

Sign in

  1. Visit sway.office.com.
  1. Press Sign in on the top taskbar with your Microsoft account or Office 365 work or school account.

Note: Sway is freely able for every user with a Microsoft account (Hotmail, Live, or Outlook.com). You can design more advanced Sways with extra content when you utilise Sway in tandem with an Office 365 subscription. For further details, see Add more content to your Sways with Office 365.

Sign in button on the toolbar.

Connect from Office 365 for business

If you already have online access within your organisation’s Office 365 environment, you can link to the Sway home page from the app launcher.

  1. Choose the app launcher The app launcher icon in Office 365 at the top left of the browser window.
  1. Press Sway from the Apps list. If Sway is not visible, click All apps.

Unable to find the app you’re looking for? From the app launcher, press All apps to view an alphabetical list of the Office 365 apps accessible to you. Within here, you can pinpoint a particular app.

Note:  If using an app is the better option for you, then the Sway app is available for Windows 10 devices. Conveniently, you can obtain the free Sway app for your Windows 10 device from the Microsoft Store.

A browser window with the Office 365 app launcher open

Quick Start

Sign in


Add content

Design and share

Learn more


Add content

Getting Started with Sway

How to Sway

Import content into Sway

Search for content in Sway

Add video and audio files into Sway

Record audio in Sway

Embed content in your Sway

Embed an Office document in Sway

Embed a form in your Sway

Add Focus Points to images in Sway

Copy and paste cards in Sway

Create a Sway in seconds with QuickStarter

See Also

Frequently Asked Questions about Sway

File size limits in Sway


Share and access

Share your Sway

Add a password to your Sway

Privacy settings in Sway

Sway system requirements

Accessibility features in Sway

Sway keyboard shortcuts

See Also

Frequently Asked Questions about Sway

File size limits in Sway



Add more content to your Sways with Microsoft 365

Remove the Sway informational footer

Administrator settings for Sway

Frequently Asked Questions about Sway

Frequently Asked Questions about Sway – Admin Help

See Also

File size limits in Sway

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