Replacing display of icons in response to a gesture

  • US 10,628,028 B2
  • Filed: 02/07/2017
  • Issued: 04/21/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/06/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computing device, comprising:

  • a touch screen display;

    one or more processors;

    memory; and

    one or more programs, wherein the one or more programs are stored in the memory and configured to be executed by the one or more processors, the one or more programs including instructions for;

    displaying a first set of a first plurality of icons in a first area of the touch screen display, wherein;

    the first plurality of icons includes a plurality of sets of icons that are separately displayed in the first area of the touch screen display;

    displaying a second plurality of icons in a second area on the touch screen display, wherein;

    the second area is different from the first area, andboth of the first plurality of icons and the second plurality of icons includes application launch icons, wherein each application launch icon represents a particular application, and activation of a respective application launch icon causes;

    launching and displaying of the particular application represented by the activated application launch icon, when the particular application is not already launched, anddisplaying of the particular application represented by the activated application launch icon, when the particular application is already launched;

    while displaying the first set of the first plurality of icons in the first area of the touch screen display, detecting a first finger swipe gesture on the touch screen display in the first area;

    in accordance with a determination that the first finger swipe gesture is in a first direction, replacing display of the first set of the first plurality of icons with display of a second set of the first plurality of icons in the first area on the touch screen display, while maintaining the display of the second plurality of icons in the second area on the touch screen display, wherein the second set of the first plurality of icons is distinct from the first set of the first plurality of icons; and

    in accordance with a determination that the first finger swipe gesture is in a direction that is substantially opposite the first direction, replacing display of the first set of the first plurality of icons with a display of information, other than a set in the plurality of sets of icons, customized to a user of the device.

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