IOT Cloud Not discovered by Alexa

My IOT device is not being discovered by alexa, I know it is connected because I can pass values via the dasboard, and debug messages say it is connected to the cloud. I installed the arduino skill in alexa and linked it. I want help because I bought a maker membership :slight_smile: HELP!!!

You could try asking Alexa ?

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Hmm looks like what I may have done wrong is not used one of the alexa supported variables in my project... I thought I could use a char array as an input and make a switch case statement to handle stuff. I may have to dabble with the api to do what I want, I probably have to use .json formatting for the invocation or some other type of config.