Method and system for managing changes to a contact database

  • US 6,909,910 B2
  • Filed: 02/01/2002
  • Issued: 06/21/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/01/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-readable medium having computer-executable instructions for updating a contact database in a mobile communications device, the instructions comprising:

  • receiving a request to save call information related to a phone call;

    determining if the request to save the call information is an update to existing information in a contact card stored in the contact database or a request to create a new contact card in the contact database;

    if the request is to update existing information, retrieving a contact list of contact cards stored in the contact database;

    receiving a selection of a contact card to be updated within the contact list;

    updating the selected contact card with the call information related to the phone call;

    replacing the existing contact card in the contact database with the updated contact card;

    else if the request is to create a new contact card, pre-populating a data field of the new contact card with call information;

    receiving contact data to be associated with the new contact card;

    modifying a data field in the new contact card with the received contact data; and

    updating the contact database with die modified contact card.

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