Airplane mode indicator on a portable multifunction device

  • US 8,116,807 B2
  • Filed: 12/20/2007
  • Issued: 02/14/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/07/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-implemented method, comprising:

  • at a portable multifunction device with a touch screen display,displaying an airplane mode switch icon on the touch screen display, the airplane mode switch icon having an “

    on”

    position and an “

    off”

    position;

    displaying a communications signal strength icon on the touch screen display if the airplane mode switch icon is at the “

    off”

    position; and

    replacing the communications signal strength icon with an airplane icon upon detecting a movement of a finger contact with the touch screen display on or near the airplane mode switch icon, wherein the detected movement of the finger contact is from the “

    off”

    position to the “

    on”

    position, and wherein replacing the communications signal strength icon with the airplane icon includes;

    displaying an animated movement of the airplane icon on the touch screen display towards the communications signal strength icon;

    displaying an animated movement of the airplane icon over the communications signal strength icon; and

    ceasing to display the communications signal strength icon.

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