Deletion gestures on a portable multifunction device

  • US 7,934,156 B2
  • Filed: 09/05/2007
  • Issued: 04/26/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/06/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method, comprising:

  • at a portable electronic device with a touch screen display,displaying a list of items;

    detecting a first gesture on the touch screen display to edit the list of items;

    responding to the first gesture by displaying a first icon next to each deletable item in the list;

    detecting a second gesture on the touch screen display to select one of the deletable items;

    responding to the second gesture by displaying a second icon next to the selected deletable item;

    deleting the selected deletable item if a third gesture on the second icon is detected;

    deleting the second icon if a fourth gesture on the first icon next to the selected deletable item is detected; and

    ceasing to display the first icon next to each deletable item in the list if a fifth gesture on the touch screen display is detected.

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