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Alexa Skills - Developer Voice And Vote

Welcome to the Alexa Skills UserVoice site!

This site enables Alexa Skill Developers to request and vote on features you'd like to see in the developer toolset and services for Alexa.

Please bear in mind that this site is for Alexa skill builders, not Alexa users. For more information about using UserVoice, please see our blog post here: [Vote on developer features you would like to see at Alexa Skills Kit User Voice]

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  1. Would be lovely if Alexa'd have russian language support. Some friends of mine and I were thinking of bringing Alexa to grandparents as they don't use any smart devices and speaking would be the easiest way for them.

    749 votes

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  2. Please add the Vietnamese language so users can talk to Alexa in Vietnamese. We love Alexa!

    168 votes

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  3. Please add Dutch language support for Alexa and make it available in The Netherlands.

    You can contact me if there is a beta program or if I can help with voice recognition.

    144 votes

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  4. Add Romanian as a supported language so users can talk to Alexa in Romanian

    49 votes

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  5. 34 votes

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  6. Please consider Czech language support for Alexa, as it is a highly developed country in terms of e-commerce, and as well as one of Amazon's logistics centres is located there. Thank you.

    16 votes

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  7. I'd like to be able to pick specific days to run routines, not only ONE day of the week, weekdays or weekends.
    Currently if I want to run a routine on -say- Tuesday and Thursday I have to create the routine twice and select Tuesday and Thursday routine days separately.

    13 votes

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    Thank you for submitting an Alexa Skills Feature Request. To keep  the site purpose-driven and actionable, we only surface Alexa skills and  Alexa developer feature requests at this time. Your request has been  received and routed to the appropriate internal team for consideration.  You can review our guidelines for how to post an effective feature  request: https://alexa.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/1823500

  8. "Alexa alert me when the temperature drops below 50 degrees"

    As the seasons change, my animals need to come in earlier/ later. I would like to be able to do that by setting a temp alert instead of a timer.

    9 votes

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  9. "Alexa turn on my "alarm group name"

    Alexa could respond "Okay ive turned on your alarms in the "group name" group

    Alarms could be added or removed from groups with voice command

    And they could also be managed from the alarms and timers section of the alexa app.

    (This would be best for individuals who tend to sleep through a first or second alarm)

    Possible expansion on this idea is we could have alarm sounds by group or specify the sound for each alarm to give some different noises in case one sound doesnt wake us up another different sound…

    8 votes

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    Thank you for your suggestion. When evaluating ideas we consider a  variety of factors, including but not limited to the impact on customer  experience. After internal discussion, we will not be moving forward  with this suggestion at this time.

  10. Ukrainian language voice support

    6 votes

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  11. My 84 year old Dad would make use of Alexa calling capabilities but does not have a cell phone, and therefore cannot receive a text to setup contacts. Without contacts his failing memory needs to remember phone numbers. He has an iPod with contacts yet this cannot be used because it's not tied to a cell number and we cannot use a text to email kind of function to setup contacts. Even a manual contact entry would be sufficent for the 10-12 numbers he calls regularly. Would be most helpful in emergency situations..Alexa, Call Jay. Am aware of "Ask My…

    5 votes

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  12. Many teachers are teaching from home. I wish we could tell Alexa our bell schedule and she would ring the bell at the beginning and end of periods. It is badly needed in the pandemic. School children would use it to keep on schedule as well.

    4 votes

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  13. I have a stutter, and find it hard to say any of the wake words easy. Could an option be added for users to say “Hey Alexa” rather than just “Alexa”

    Whenever I say Hey Alexa, it doesn’t seem to recognise it

    3 votes

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    Thank you for submitting an Alexa Skills Feature Request. To keep  the site purpose-driven and actionable, we only surface Alexa skills and  Alexa developer feature requests at this time. Your request has been  received and routed to the appropriate internal team for consideration.  You can review our guidelines for how to post an effective feature  request: https://alexa.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/1823500

  14. We need Serbian language support to develop local Alexa skills.

    Help in understanding language maybe can provide AlfaNum from Novi Sad with their API.

    3 votes

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  15. As of today, most of the audio routines can only be run from one device. Any routine should be able to be run on all devices at once. For example, playing a sound on a schedule.

    3 votes

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    Thank you for submitting an Alexa Skills Feature Request. To keep  the site purpose-driven and actionable, we only surface Alexa skills and  Alexa developer feature requests at this time. Your request has been  received and routed to the appropriate internal team for consideration.  You can review our guidelines for how to post an effective feature  request: https://alexa.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/1823500

  16. I would like to be able to set scheduled vacations in the Alexa app. Especially for routines and Guard mode. When I leave home there is no way to turn off my routines that I don’t want to run when I’m away.

    3 votes

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    Thank you for submitting an Alexa Skills Feature Request. To keep  the site purpose-driven and actionable, we only surface Alexa skills and  Alexa developer feature requests at this time. Your request has been  received and routed to the appropriate internal team for consideration.  You can review our guidelines for how to post an effective feature  request: https://alexa.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/1823500

  17. My grandfather uses alexa for menial requests such as the date and time, weather forecasts, reading the bible etc... However he often makes requests like such: "Alexa kindly <operation>" which she unfortunately doesn't comprehend. Is it possible to add some degree of adverb functionality/recognition in?

    2 votes

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    Thank you for submitting an Alexa Skills Feature Request. To keep  the site purpose-driven and actionable, we only surface Alexa skills and  Alexa developer feature requests at this time. Your request has been  received and routed to the appropriate internal team for consideration.  You can review our guidelines for how to post an effective feature  request: https://alexa.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/1823500

  18. We are developing a health care assessment system for CareMore Health in USA.
    The skill would enable automatic health care assessment through alexa powered devices. The health care members would be asked with personalised question related to their health condition. The entire response would be updated to the electronic medical record of the member.
    Nurse practitioners would be able to configure the questions and schedule the assessment. The members would be notified about the assessment through proactive events API.

    Currently we are using AMAZON.MessageAlert.Activated schema to send the notification message.
    The current notification would be like:
    "You have one new…

    2 votes

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    Routed  ·  sstearl responded

    Hello,

    I understand you are experiencing issues creating an Alexa skill. We are currently using UserVoice to field feature requests at this time. For the quickest support, please reach out to our support team on our Forums here (forums.developer.amazon.com/index.html) or Contact Us form here (developer.amazon.com/support/contact-us).

    Thank you!

  19. I would like to see the Smart Air Dashboard on the alternating home screens on echo show. Asking to display it, is to cumbersome.

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    Thank you for your suggestion. When evaluating ideas we consider a  variety of factors, including but not limited to the impact on customer  experience. After internal discussion, we will not be moving forward  with this suggestion at this time.

  20. I'd like to be able to tell Alexa to "don't stop" while reading wikipedia articles. It's very annoying to be listening to an article and keep getting prompted to continue. If I'm done listening, I can cancel, just like I can cancel any other skill that's in progress.

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    Thank you for submitting an Alexa Skills Feature Request. To keep  the site purpose-driven and actionable, we only surface Alexa skills and  Alexa developer feature requests at this time. Your request has been  received and routed to the appropriate internal team for consideration.  You can review our guidelines for how to post an effective feature  request: https://alexa.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/1823500

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