Radiotelephone enabling adjustment of alerting indicator volume/level during incoming calls

  • US 6,006,114 A
  • Filed: 11/06/1995
  • Issued: 12/21/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/06/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for decreasing the level of a user-perceptible alerting indicator of a radiotelephone, comprising the steps of:

  • receiving, at the radiotelephone, a signal indicating an incoming call;

    in response to the radiotelephone receiving the signal indicating the incoming call, generating the alerting indicator to notify a user of the incoming call;

    operating a user interface for inputting information to a controller of the radiotelephone, the information specifying that the level of the alerting indicator be reduced; and

    in response to the inputted information, variably reducing the level of the alerting indicator while the incoming call is being received by the radiotelephone.

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