Multi-Capability Skill (MCS) Quick Reference
A multi-capabilty skill (MCS) is an Alexa skill that adds custom voice interactions to a smart home skill. For example, create a smart home skill that uses the built-in support for utterances that turn a device on or off, or have your skill support custom utterances such as "Alexa, ask invocation name what can this skill do?"
Concepts and procedures
- About Multi-Capability Skills (MCS) – Learn about the features and requirements for implementing MCS.
- Upgrade to a Multi-Capability Skill (MCS) with the Developer Console – Follow the instructions to upgrade an existing smart home or custom skill to MCS by using the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) developer console.
- Upgrade to a Multi-Capability skill (MCS) with the ASK CLI – Follow the instructions to upgrade an existing smart home or custom skill to MCS by using the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Command Line Interface (CLI).
- Multi-Capability skill (MCS) FAQ – View the answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about MCS.