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piotrek asked

Why I can't ask Alexa for state of smart home device type Light?

I want to get request with reportState in AWS when i say "Alexa what is the state of the light ..?" but there is no request in AWS. When i check state for other type like switch or thermostat it's work. Can anyone tell me why?

Example Request for Thermostat:

[INFO] 2018-04-21T09:31:06.384Z b782f405-4546-11e8-9a0

{ "directive":

{ "endpoint":

{ "cookie": {},

"endpointId": "endpoint-004",

"scope":

{ "token": tza|IwEBIL2S2TgqdqbTrYUOpNql1XhkPAY2hl__LjAEWL2bbxcYm1BLOAcFAS6nFlWg1g6c9hpFtGfwtG1CluJc....", "messageId": "5eb18656-0a81-4f83-874f-171573b42765",

"name": "ReportState",

"namespace": "Alexa",

"payloadVersion": "3" },

"payload": {} } }

alexa smart homereportstate
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Brian@Amazon answered

Hello. You are correct that this isn't supported. If you'd like to see state reporting for smarthome lighting skills, I'd suggest posting a feature request over at alexa.uservoice.com

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piotrek answered
is this the only type that does not support state reporting?
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aditya patil answered

Is this still unsupported ??

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