User interface for multi-user communication session

  • US 10,866,703 B2
  • Filed: 02/13/2020
  • Issued: 12/15/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/29/2017
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An electronic device, comprising:

  • a display;

    one or more processors; and

    memory storing one or more programs configured to be executed by the one or more processors, the one or more programs including instructions for;

    while transmitting an outgoing live media stream of a first type to one or more participants of a communication session;

    outputting, at the electronic device, at least one or more incoming live media streams;

    receiving user input to transition from transmitting the outgoing live media stream of the first type to transmitting an outgoing live media stream of a second type, wherein the first type is different from the second type; and

    in response to receiving the user input to transition, transitioning from transmitting the outgoing live media stream of the first type to transmitting the outgoing live media stream of the second type, including;

    in accordance with the first type of live media stream including live audio and not including live video, transmitting live video; and

    in accordance with the first type of live media stream including live audio and live video;



    ceasing to transmit live video; and



    replacing, on the display, display of live video captured by one or more cameras of the electronic device with a predefined static image while continuing to output live audio.

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