Method and terminal for preventing unintentional triggering of a touch key and storage medium

  • US 10,466,849 B2
  • Filed: 09/18/2017
  • Issued: 11/05/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/16/2016
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for preventing unintentional triggering of a touch key applicable to a terminal having a touch key and a touch screen including a touch area, comprising:

  • obtaining a current direction state of the touch screen;

    obtaining an application currently displayed when the current direction state of the touch screen is a first direction state;

    determining whether the application currently displayed is an application in a preset application list by comparing a name of the application currently displayed with the application names in the preset application list;

    detecting a first touch operation to the touch key when the application currently displayed is in the preset application list; and

    determining that the first touch operation is an unintentional operation if a second touch operation to the touch area is detected within a preset time period when the first touch operation is detected.

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