Intelligent digital assistant in a multi-tasking environment

  • US 10,733,993 B2
  • Filed: 06/29/2018
  • Issued: 08/04/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/10/2016
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for providing a digital assistant service, comprising:

  • at a user device with one or more processors and memory;

    receiving a speech input from a user to manage one or more user configurable system settings of the user device, wherein the user device is concurrently displaying a plurality of graphical user interfaces associated with a plurality of corresponding applications;

    identifying context information associated with the user device;

    determining a user intent based on the speech input and context information;

    determining whether the user intent indicates an informational request related to the one or more user configurable system settings of the user device or a request for performing a task related to one of the plurality of corresponding applications;

    in accordance with a determination that the user intent indicates the informational request related to the one or more user configurable system settings of the user device;

    providing a spoken response to the informational request including a status of the one or more user configurable system settings of the user device;

    displaying an affordance for managing the one or more user configurable system settings of the user device; and

    displaying a link associated with the informational request, wherein the link displays a user interface for managing the one or more user configurable system settings when selected by the user; and

    in accordance with a determination that the user intent indicates a request for performing the task, instantiating a process associated with the user device to perform the task.

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