ListBuiltInIntents - Amazon Lex


Gets a list of built-in intents provided by Amazon Lex that you can use in your bot.

To use a built-in intent as a the base for your own intent, include the built-in intent signature in the parentIntentSignature parameter when you call the CreateIntent operation. For more information, see CreateIntent .

Request Syntax

POST /builtins/locales/localeId/intents/ HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "maxResults": number, "nextToken": "string", "sortBy": { "attribute": "string", "order": "string" } }

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The identifier of the language and locale of the intents to list. The string must match one of the supported locales. For more information, see Supported languages.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The maximum number of built-in intents to return in each page of results. If there are fewer results than the max page size, only the actual number of results are returned.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Fixed value of 20.

Required: No


If the response from the ListBuiltInIntents operation contains more results than specified in the maxResults parameter, a token is returned in the response. Use that token in the nextToken parameter to return the next page of results.

Type: String

Required: No


Specifies sorting parameters for the list of built-in intents. You can specify that the list be sorted by the built-in intent signature in either ascending or descending order.

Type: BuiltInIntentSortBy object

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "builtInIntentSummaries": [ { "description": "string", "intentSignature": "string" } ], "localeId": "string", "nextToken": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


Summary information for the built-in intents that meet the filter criteria specified in the request. The length of the list is specified in the maxResults parameter of the request. If there are more intents available, the nextToken field contains a token to get the next page of results.

Type: Array of BuiltInIntentSummary objects


The language and locale of the intents in the list.

Type: String


A token that indicates whether there are more results to return in a response to the ListBuiltInIntents operation. If the nextToken field is present, you send the contents as the nextToken parameter of a ListBotAliases operation request to get the next page of results.

Type: String


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


HTTP Status Code: 500


HTTP Status Code: 402


HTTP Status Code: 429


HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: