User interfaces for non-visual output of time

  • US 10,996,761 B2
  • Filed: 03/10/2020
  • Issued: 05/04/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/01/2019
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An electronic device, comprising:

  • one or more input devices;

    a first tactile output device;

    an audio output device;

    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;

    detecting, via the one or more input devices, an input; and

    in response to detecting the input;

    in accordance with a determination that the input meets a set of non-visual time output criteria, initiating output of a non-visual indication of a current time in response to detecting the input, wherein initiating output of the non-visual indication of the current time includes;

    in accordance with a determination that a first set of output type criteria are met and responsive to the input, initiating output, via the tactile output device, of a tactile indication of the current time without outputting via the audio output device an audio indication of the current time; and

    in accordance with a determination that a second set of output type criteria are met and responsive to the input, initiating output, via the audio output device, of an audio indication of the current time without outputting via the tactile output device the tactile indication of the current time.

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