Widget to run routines
Have widgets to trigger custom or pre-made routines
Instead of saying "Alexa, turn on my lamp" and waking up my roommate, just tap a widget on my phone's home screen (or on Alexa's app home screen) to run this routine.
This to be a shortcut to open Alexa's app > menu > Routines > Run
Yes! Voice commands are great especially when your busy or your hands are full. But sometimes tapping a button is more convenient, like if your relaxing and already have your phone in your hands anyway. At those times I often open up the alexa app to turn off lights and such rather than shouting a command. A button on my phones home screen for devices and routines would be so much better than navigating the app with several selections.