Ideas

We have partnered with UserVoice, a third-party service and your use of the portal and your submission is subject to the UserVoice Terms of Service & Privacy Policy, including the license terms. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos for which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft.

What new feature or idea would you like to see in Arrow?

You've used all your votes and won't be able to post a new idea, but you can still search and comment on existing ideas.

There are two ways to get more votes:

  • When an admin closes an idea you've voted on, you'll get your votes back from that idea.
  • You can remove your votes from an open idea you support.
  • To see ideas you have already voted on, select the "My feedback" filter and select "My open ideas".
(thinking…)

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

If a similar idea already exists, you can support and comment on it.

If it doesn't exist, you can post your idea so others can support it.

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. HOME SCREEN LAYOUT LOCK

    please allow us to lock the home screen layout of apps, so that apps don't get distorted or layout doesn't get messed up by unintended swipes and touches.

    29 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    Check!
    (thinking…)
    Reset
    or sign in with
    • facebook
    • google
      Password icon
      Signed in as (Sign out)
      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
      2 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • double tap to wake

      Option of double tap to wake

      280 votes
      Vote
      Sign in
      Check!
      (thinking…)
      Reset
      or sign in with
      • facebook
      • google
        Password icon
        Signed in as (Sign out)
        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
        26 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Locking the home screen should prevent the user from adding new screens/pages

        If the user has their home screen locked to prevent changes, this should also stop the user from making changes to them would include adding screen/pages, apps, or widgets. The user would be met with the same type of prompt if they tried to add an app.

        2 votes
        Vote
        Sign in
        Check!
        (thinking…)
        Reset
        or sign in with
        • facebook
        • google
          Password icon
          Signed in as (Sign out)
          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
          0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • View & Reply from lock screen for messages and social media apps

          Please provide view and responding the messages and social media apps

          2 votes
          Vote
          Sign in
          Check!
          (thinking…)
          Reset
          or sign in with
          • facebook
          • google
            Password icon
            Signed in as (Sign out)
            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
            0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Google now kind of cards for upcoming events would be nice to see in myfeed page

            Google now kind of cards for upcoming events would be nice to see in myfeed page and lock home screen.

            1 vote
            Vote
            Sign in
            Check!
            (thinking…)
            Reset
            or sign in with
            • facebook
            • google
              Password icon
              Signed in as (Sign out)
              You have left! (?) (thinking…)
              0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Lockscreen integrated with launcher

              it would be great if Microsoft integrated the next lockscreen so launcher! with customization options like the Next app! it would look very similar to the Windows mobile system!

              1 vote
              Vote
              Sign in
              Check!
              (thinking…)
              Reset
              or sign in with
              • facebook
              • google
                Password icon
                Signed in as (Sign out)
                You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 1 vote
                Vote
                Sign in
                Check!
                (thinking…)
                Reset
                or sign in with
                • facebook
                • google
                  Password icon
                  Signed in as (Sign out)
                  You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                  0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • home lock screen

                  When I enabled lock home screen i would like to have access to choose option/open menu on application by long press from app drawer.

                  1 vote
                  Vote
                  Sign in
                  Check!
                  (thinking…)
                  Reset
                  or sign in with
                  • facebook
                  • google
                    Password icon
                    Signed in as (Sign out)
                    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                    0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Landscape orientation on main screen

                    Make Microsoft launcher support landscape mode on all devices and place an option to enable it

                    1 vote
                    Vote
                    Sign in
                    Check!
                    (thinking…)
                    Reset
                    or sign in with
                    • facebook
                    • google
                      Password icon
                      Signed in as (Sign out)
                      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                      0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • please add automatic home screen relock after user unlocks home screen and makes changes

                      with home screen lock enabled, when user temporarily unlocks home screen and makes some changes, automatically relock home screen after 5 minutes, or when system is locked.

                      1 vote
                      Vote
                      Sign in
                      Check!
                      (thinking…)
                      Reset
                      or sign in with
                      • facebook
                      • google
                        Password icon
                        Signed in as (Sign out)
                        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                        0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • lock screen

                        Should have feature to add gadget in lock screen like clock or miss called notifications (Icon with total number of missed calls) and it should customized to move any where in the locked screen.

                        1 vote
                        Vote
                        Sign in
                        Check!
                        (thinking…)
                        Reset
                        or sign in with
                        • facebook
                        • google
                          Password icon
                          Signed in as (Sign out)
                          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                          0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow vertical scrolling, too, to be organized. It can change the orders of the screens.

                          Allow vertical scrolling, too, to be organized. It can change the orders of the screens.

                          1 vote
                          Vote
                          Sign in
                          Check!
                          (thinking…)
                          Reset
                          or sign in with
                          • facebook
                          • google
                            Password icon
                            Signed in as (Sign out)
                            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                            0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • slideshow option in lock screen

                            Microsoft allows slideshow of wallpapers in home screen and lock screen as combined

                            I suggest to separate slideshow for lock screen and home screen
                            both can have different photos

                            1 vote
                            Vote
                            Sign in
                            Check!
                            (thinking…)
                            Reset
                            or sign in with
                            • facebook
                            • google
                              Password icon
                              Signed in as (Sign out)
                              You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                              0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 1 vote
                              Vote
                              Sign in
                              Check!
                              (thinking…)
                              Reset
                              or sign in with
                              • facebook
                              • google
                                Password icon
                                Signed in as (Sign out)
                                You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow Outlook Calendar to show detailed status

                                As in Windows 10 mobile you would allow Outlook Calendar to show detailed status of upcoming events on the Lock and Home screens. This would remind you of upcoming appointments at a glance

                                2 votes
                                Vote
                                Sign in
                                Check!
                                (thinking…)
                                Reset
                                or sign in with
                                • facebook
                                • google
                                  Password icon
                                  Signed in as (Sign out)
                                  You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                  0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Enable icon actions with sceen icons locked

                                  Icons can be locked in place. When unlocked icon actions works but it would be better if the two worked together

                                  1 vote
                                  Vote
                                  Sign in
                                  Check!
                                  (thinking…)
                                  Reset
                                  or sign in with
                                  • facebook
                                  • google
                                    Password icon
                                    Signed in as (Sign out)
                                    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                    0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • home screen

                                    Please add the ability to access the app dialogue even after locking the home screen

                                    1 vote
                                    Vote
                                    Sign in
                                    Check!
                                    (thinking…)
                                    Reset
                                    or sign in with
                                    • facebook
                                    • google
                                      Password icon
                                      Signed in as (Sign out)
                                      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                      0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • You can add different slideshow wallpaper feature for lock screen and home sceen.

                                      I mean a different slideshow wallpapers for home sceen and lock screen.

                                      1 vote
                                      Vote
                                      Sign in
                                      Check!
                                      (thinking…)
                                      Reset
                                      or sign in with
                                      • facebook
                                      • google
                                        Password icon
                                        Signed in as (Sign out)
                                        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                        0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • lock screen

                                        plzz enable automatic wallpaper change in slideshow nd aslo enable lock screen wallpaper

                                        1 vote
                                        Vote
                                        Sign in
                                        Check!
                                        (thinking…)
                                        Reset
                                        or sign in with
                                        • facebook
                                        • google
                                          Password icon
                                          Signed in as (Sign out)
                                          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                          0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • 1 vote
                                          Vote
                                          Sign in
                                          Check!
                                          (thinking…)
                                          Reset
                                          or sign in with
                                          • facebook
                                          • google
                                            Password icon
                                            Signed in as (Sign out)
                                            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                            0 comments  ·  Lock Home screens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                          ← Previous 1 3 4 5 9 10
                                          • Don't see your idea?

                                          Ideas

                                          Feedback and Knowledge Base