Method and system for operating a multi-function portable electronic device using voice-activation

  • US 10,568,032 B2
  • Filed: 01/26/2015
  • Issued: 02/18/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/03/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for operating an electronic device using voice-activated input, the method comprising:

  • at the electronic device;

    receiving a voice command while the electronic device is operating in a low power mode;

    determining, while the electronic device is operating in the low power mode, whether the voice command is one of a set of voice commands supported by the electronic device, and in response to determining that the voice command is one of the set of voice commands supported by the electronic device;

    changing an operational state of the electronic device from the low power mode to a normal power mode; and

    executing a function associated with the voice command once the electronic device is in the normal power mode.

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