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Alexa will soon lose a popular shopping list feature

Amazon’s Alexa logo against a blue background
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Starting in July, you won’t be able to add items to lists on third-party apps like Todoist and AnyList with Alexa voice control through their existing Skills. A post on Amazon’s developer site says it’s shutting down access to Alexa Shopping and To-Do lists on July 1st.

List Skills and Alexa Shopping and To-Do Lists

Starting July 1, 2024, you will no longer be able to use List skills or the List Management REST API to access Alexa lists, i.e., the Alexa Shopping and To-Do lists, in your skills or apps. For other ways to build custom voice experiences, see Steps to Build a Custom Skill. Please contact us if you have any questions.

What this means is that unless developers choose to develop a new custom skill, their Alexa integrations…

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