Previewing a new event on a small screen device

  • US 8,209,634 B2
  • Filed: 02/24/2004
  • Issued: 06/26/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/01/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of providing notifications of unread messages on a wireless communication device, comprising:

  • displaying at least one icon relating to electronic messaging on a graphical user interface of the wireless communication device;

    receiving a plurality of electronic messages on the wireless communication device, the plurality of electronic messages including messages from a plurality of different messaging correspondents; and

    in response to receiving at least one of the plurality of electronic messages, visually modifying at least one displayed icon relating to electronic messaging to include a numeric character representing a count of the plurality of different messaging correspondents for which one or more of the electronic messages have been received and remain unread.

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