Making a phone call from an electronic device having an address list or a call history list

CAFC
  • US 7,664,485 B2
  • Filed: 10/30/2007
  • Issued: 02/16/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/29/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
Patent Images

1. An electronic device for initiating phone calls, comprising:

  • a processor adapted to execute a telephone communication program in which a set of calls lists is generated, the set of calls lists including at least one of a call history list, a missed calls list, an incoming calls list, an outgoing calls list, a received calls list and an address list, each of the calls lists including a set of records having at least one of a name and a number;

    a memory unit adapted to store the set of calls lists; and

    a display screen structure having a tap recognizer, the tap recognizer being adapted to detect a first tap type and a second tap type, the display screen structure being coupled to the processor for displaying the set of calls lists such that each of the calls lists in the set is selectable by a user,wherein;

    when a calls list is selected in the display screen structure by the user, the processor is adapted to retrieve the calls list from the memory unit and cause the display screen structure to display at least a portion of the records in the selected calls list; and

    when the tap recognizer detects;

    the first tap type on a number in a specific record of the selected list, the processor causes a first set of information related the specific record to be shown on the display screen structure;

    the first tap type on a name in a specific record of the displayed selected list, the processor causes a second set of information related the specific record to be shown on the display screen structure; and

    the second tap type on a display name or number in a specific record of the displayed selected list, the processor initiates a phone call according to the number of the specific record.

View all claims
    ×
    ×

    Thank you for your feedback

    ×
    ×