Social reminders

  • US 10,390,213 B2
  • Filed: 05/24/2018
  • Issued: 08/20/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/30/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium comprising computer-readable instructions, which when executed by one or more processors of an electronic device, cause the one or more processors to:

  • receive input representing user instruction to provide a reminder in the future, the instruction identifying an entity; and

    after receiving the input;

    detect an external electronic device using a first communication modality of the electronic device;

    upon detecting the external electronic device using the first communication modality, change a second communication modality of the electronic device from a powered off state to a powered on state;

    detect a signal emitted from the external electronic device using the second communication modality in the powered on state;

    determine, based on the detected signal, that the external electronic device is associated with the entity; and

    in response to determining that the external electronic device is associated with the entity, provide the reminder.

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