About the Amazon Alexa category

This category is for discussions related to the configuration and troubleshooting of the Amazon Alexa Smart Home Skill.

This is not to be confused with the Amazon Echo Control Binding, which provides controls of your echo devices via openHAB, and is generally discussed in the Bindings category.

Before opening a new topic in this category, please make sure to go over the troubleshoot guide to exclude any commonly known errors.

When creating a new topic, please include the following information:

  • A brief summary of the issue you are experiencing and what you expected to achieve.

  • Any Alexa utterances you requested and the voice responses you received.

  • Your item definition related to the Alexa skill configuration using code fences.

For feature requests, they can be submitted by opening a new issue in the GitHub repository.