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.

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  1. Disabling or Re-enabling the skill should not change device ID

    It would be nice to have a feature that would not change the device ID, when a skill is Disabled or Re-enablied.

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  2. Gestione del feed personalizzata

    It would be useful to manage the feed parser from the Flash Briefing programming interface.

    It is not always possible to set a feed upstream.

    How I can use and even choose the order would be really very useful.

    Sarebbe utile gestire il parser dei feed direttamente dall'interfaccia di programmazione del Flash Briefing.

    Non sempre è possibile impostare a monte un feed.

    Selezionare i campi utili e sceglierne anche l'ordine sarebbe veramente molto utile.

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  3. Order Intents lists manually

    In the Build page, in the Intents list, it would be great to be able to order the Intents (move them up or down) to put them in whatever order the developer wants. I'd like to have mine ordered alphabetically. Same goes for Slots and Slots Types. Thanks!

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  4. Skill Cards should appear at first if you open the Alexa App

    Since the new Alexa App update you have to go unter 'activities' to view the cards. This definitely harms UX since users have to first find this view and always have to navigate there. Many skills require quick user access to card resources which now suffer from the new changes. Right now if you open the Alexa App you just get the weather info and some recommendations what to say to Alexa. This does not to be very time critical information you want to get on startup of the app.
    I would appreciate some opinions on this topic from other…

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  5. APL Sequence row formatting (alternate or custom)

    Outputting a sequence for touch choices is nice - but it would be great if there were some visual styling controls to help differentiate the rows (other than being able to use a single color and spacing).

    For instance, being able to specify two colors, and have every other row be different - or being able to submit an array of colors that are used in sequence, which would be used cyclically (IOW, if the number of choices in a sequence were greater than the number of colors, it would use all of the colors, then start over from the…

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  6. I would like to trigger the build in phone function of Alexa in a custom Skill

    I think it would be nice if i could trigger a call directly from my skill if the user need more information !

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  8. Allow HTTPS service endpoint with an ipv6 only dns entry (AAAA record) for the domain

    I would like to be able to test new skills on a local server which is only accessible via a public ipv6 address. The domain/subdomain has an appropriate dns entry (AAAA record) and ssl certificate.
    As of now, neither the developer console nor a live test with an Echo is able to resolve the domain name.

    I originally asked this as a question to the developer support and they suggested to raise the topic here.

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  9. Can i connect Alexa with Wallmote and invoke Alexa by triggering without using wake up word.

    I want to connect Alexa with wallmote in IOT, and want to wake Alexa when a switch has been pressed in wallmote, without saying the invoke word "Alexa", For this is there of any possibilities of writting trigger function in API's or event creation when button pressed in wallmote.

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  10. move or hide How to get started

    How to get started should have close button or be moved to new Help tab.

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  11. build tab tweaks for grown ups

    feedback form is not sticky,
    what I was saying is the getting started video front and center of the Build tab annoys me,
    but love everythjing else about the developer console

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  12. CanFulfillIntentRequest should give access to the rough location of the user

    CanFulfillIntentRequest should provide some basic context for the user such as (general) location information. My skill is only useful to people in a particular geographic region (the 5 boroughs of New York City). It'd make sense to allow it to fulfill intent requests originating from New York, but not from Chicago. I don't think think there's any way to distinguish at this time.

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  13. Limit test portal to utterances in skill being tested

    Please limit the testing portal to the present skill being tested. What I mean is I have a skill with invocation name "game game"..its a dummy invocation name..now in the test portal whenever I use say open game game, Alexa starts suggesting games like rock paper scissors and all that instead of actually opening my skill. This is highly frustrating..and this issue doesn't happen when I test my skill on my device..so the test portal's purpose becomes void.

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  14. Auto Dialog Delegation Setting for Intents

    Auto Delegate Dialog Completion Setting in the Interaction Model would be a great feature to have. Currently, all IN PROGRESS dialogs are sent to the http/lambda endpoint incurring a trip to the lambda/function only for the lambda/function to respond with a fixed Dialog.Delegate response. Granted in some scenarios you want to update the intent, however in most cases if all we want to do is let Alexa handle the dialog completion, I would like to save the Lambda/Function invocation. While creating the Intent, I would simply like to check a box that says "Let Alexa handle dialog completion".

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  15. Allow us-east-2

    Please allow Alexa skills in the default Lambda region which is us-east-2

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  16. InvalidSkillStage

    When the skill is in the certification process, it shouldn't say that that there is a violation that requires re-building the interaction model. You can't build while it is in review.

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  17. Intent Grouping and Per-Intent Endpoints

    This is a two part feedback.


    1. For enterprise scale conversational apps, we need the ability to group the Intents by Domains/Business Lines (think Auto Insurance, Loans, etc.).

    2. Secondly, the endpoint invoked by the skill should really be at the Intent Level rather than at the Skill level considering the Skill has multiple intents. Is this the future direction or are we expected to build an Intent Router on the backend to then relay the Intent Requests to appropriate APIs or lambda functions.

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  18. sandbox

    Is there a sandbox environment for testing Inskills purchasing?

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  19. Start Alexa skills from Smarthome with the push of a button.

    We program skills with which people with speech and language disorders can train with alexa. the tests with the patients run well but the biggest problem the people have is pronouncing the invacation name. it would be great if you could start a skill by touch (Alexa app) like with google assistant for smartphones.

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  20. Utterance insert bug on Android

    Sample Utterances text box on mobile is bugged.

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