Contact List with Conversation Point Reminder

  • US 20140365916A1
  • Filed: 08/22/2014
  • Published: 12/11/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/15/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method, performed by a communication device, for reminding a user of the communication device of a conversation point for a future communication, the communication device having a processor and a display screen, the communication device having access to a memory storing a contact list having a list of contact list entries, each contact list entry of the contact list including a first field configured to retrieve a stored communication address of a corresponding entity of the respective contact list entry, a second field configured to retrieve a stored name identifying the corresponding entity, and a memo field configured to attach memo data inputted by the user and displayable to show at least one memo which can be served to remind the user of a conversation point for a future communication between the user and the corresponding entity, the method comprising:

  • (a) receiving, by the processor, a first input indicating a need to activate a first contact list entry of the contact list for the user to perform at least one of receiving and requesting a communication addressed to the stored communication address of the first contact list entry;

    (b) checking, by the processor after step (a), whether there is memo data that is attached to the memo field of the first contact list entry;

    (c) activating, by the processor, the first contact list entry, such that during the activating of the first contact list entry, the user performs at least one of receiving, requesting, drafting and conducting the communication addressed to the communication address of the first contact list entry; and

    (d) causing, by the processor, a first indication indicating a presence of the at least one memo of the attached memo data, to be automatically displayed on the display screen during the activating of the first contact list entry, when it is detected in step (b), by the processor, that there is memo data attached to the memo field of the first contact list entry.

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