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Alexa Skills - Developer Voice And Vote

Welcome to the Alexa Skills Feature Request site! This site enables Alexa Skills Developers to request and vote on features you’d like to see in the developer toolset and services for Alexa.

To keep this site purpose-driven and actionable, we moderate requests. Here’s some guidance on how to create great feature requests that can be evaluated by our development teams. For conversation, dialogue or help, you should visit our Alexa forums. We appreciate your input.

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Alexa Skills - Developer Voice And Vote

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  1. I would like to be able to create skills to call users by using external applications as keys instead of waking up words.

    3 votes

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  2. It would be helpful to be able to view (if not edit) the skill.json manifest in the developer console.

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  3. Right now, calendar notifications can only be sent to one echo device, but I want to send the notifications to several echo devices. Please implement a list of echo devices with a toggle per device to enable or disable Calendar notifications.

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  4. When turning on a group the lights and other devices within the group are the same when switched off. Would be useful to have a "defaults" area where we can set the defaults. At the moment I have a routine called "office chill" which makes the light blue (among other things), then I say "turn the office off", but then when I say turn office on its still blue. Would want it to be white. I have a bunch of custom routines like "office on" but would be nice to have default option, ideally for all device options.

    2 votes

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  5. The ability to have a visual displays (APL screens) from the alexa app on a phone. So when you start the Alexa app and open your skill, your phone will show the visual aspects just like a Echo Show would.

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  6. EXCEEDEDMAXREPROMPTS/SessionEndedRequest does not behave on the Show appropriately - in fact it does not happen at all!

    Makes SessionEndedRequest useless and means you can't code for a timeout to end the session and do cleanup then. The API should perform identically on all devices, or at the VERY LEAST the docs should articulate the differences

    2 votes

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  7. Being able to change an echo show's screen brightness remotely via the Alexa app or routine. Having to ask the display to turn off at night is awkward and frustrating. Maybe implementing screen dimming or screen off on a routine or as part of the device control within the Alexa app

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  8. If Alexa can tell who is speaking based on the voice profile, why cant it run routines for that user. Currently if my Alexa is on my profile my wife cant run her routines without having to ask Alexa to swtich profile

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  9. Alexa Account Linking should allow the developer to add some text, a button (color and text), and URL to the "Successfully Linked" page so user's can continue to a settings page after linking accounts.

    See image at: https://twitter.com/marktucker/status/1204883082894925824

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  10. Would QR codes work with Alexa Skills?

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  11. It'll be amazing if we can have location based skill recommendation. e.g.
    When saying "Find San Francisco skills", it will recommend related local skills for me

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  12. I would like to be able to render APL documents on Alexa Mobile app as a @viewPort profile. Any plan to support this?

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  13. Skill Marketplace Icon In The Bottom Of Alexa App Needed

    I think the skill marketplace needs a one touch icon at bottom of Alexa app to get to the skills marketplace section, right now there are too many steps to find new skills in the app.

    Having an icon at the bottom of the Alexa app would mean more exposure to skills.

    The way things are right now it requires far to many steps to go to the marketplace.

    Skills also need to have the ability to have feedback left on them by voice, the way feedback and reviews have…

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  14. I would love the ability for my HD8 and other fire tables to be part of the group function within the app. This will allow for control over firesticks with a tablet as well as group tablets in music and room functions such as being able to say turn off lights in a room. I have tablets mounted in every bedroom in our house and unfortunately am missing these features

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  15. Under the language settings options, you have a Remove button but when I try to remove from a locale that is already published I get a non-descript error saying unable to save. Amazon launched my skill to a locale I did not want, and now I have a lot of problems because of it. I should be able to remove a singular locale, especially if Amazon launched to it without my consent.

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  16. If you send the user in the Alexa app a card, it's not possible to click on links that are in the card. It's also not possible to copy these links to the browser.

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  17. I need help with Alexa implementation.

    That is, I want Amazon.searchQuery to return results from Alexa so that the user can respond based on the results.

    The conversation should continue.

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  18. When debugging new skills and testing the discovery sometimes it's required a devices cleanup but there is no "delete all my devices" button or vocal command.

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