Amazon Lex
Developer Guide

Built-in Intents

For common actions, you can use the Alexa standard built-in intents library. To create an intent from a built-in intent, choose a built-intent in the console, and give it a new name. The new intent has the configuration of base intent, such as the sample utterances and slots.

For a list of built-in intents, see Standard Built-in Intents in the Alexa Skills Kit.


Amazon Lex doesn't support the following intents:

In the current implementation, you can't do the following:

  • Add or remove sample utterances or slots from the base intent

  • Configure slots for built-in intents