How to use Microsoft Sway – tutorial for beginners

In this step-by-step tutorial, learn how to get started with Microsoft Sway. Sway is an easy-to-use digital storytelling app for creating interactive reports, presentations, personal stories and more. Its built-in design engine helps you create professional designs in minutes. With Sway, your images, text, videos, and other multimedia all flow together in a way that enhances your story.

  • Timestamps
    • 0:00 Introduction
    • 1:13 How to get Sway via Office.com
    • 2:38 Start page
    • 4:46 Overall editing layout
    • 5:33 Cards
    • 5:55 Adding title, background image, and setting focus
    • 8:00 Adding new card
    • 11:00 Adding video
    • 12:20 Adding a collection of photos
    • 12:47 Move content around storyline
    • 13:25 Design view
    • 16:00 Navigating through a Sway
    • 16:20 Play
    • 16:49 Share
    • 17:45 Responsive layout that works on desktop & mobile
    • 18:16 Transform Word document into Sway
    • 18:37 Getting back to a previously created Sway
    • 19:04 Wrap up

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