Portable multifunction device with animated user interface transitions

  • US 10,761,691 B2
  • Filed: 04/21/2017
  • Issued: 09/01/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/29/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-implemented method, comprising:

  • at a portable multifunction device with a touch screen display;

    displaying a home menu comprising a plurality of application launch icons;

    while displaying the home menu comprising the plurality of application launch icons, detecting activation of a respective application launch icon of the plurality of application launch icons, wherein the respective application launch icon includes first visual content that corresponds to the respective application launch icon; and

    in response to detecting the activation of the respective application launch icon, displaying a first animation of a transition from display of the home menu to display of an application that corresponds to the respective application launch icon, wherein the first animation comprises;

    expanding an image that is representative of the application, wherein the image includes second visual content that corresponds to the application, wherein the second visual content includes content that is different from the first visual content; and

    while expanding the image that is representative of the application, moving at least some of the plurality of application launch icons on the touch screen display while gradually fading out at least some of the plurality of application launch icons in the home menu and while a first application launch icon of the at least some of the plurality of application launch icons and a second application launch icon of the at least some of the plurality of application launch icons continue to be displayed on the touch screen display.

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