Missed telephone call management for a portable multifunction device

  • US 8,255,003 B2
  • Filed: 03/12/2012
  • Issued: 08/28/2012
  • 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, the list comprising a plurality of interactive displayed items associated with telephone calls,wherein at least one interactive displayed item in the list is associated with a prior telephone call and is also associated with contact information stored in the portable electronic device, andwherein each such interactive displayed item associated with both a prior telephone call and contact information comprises at least a first interactive displayed portion and a second interactive displayed portion, the second interactive displayed portion being distinct from the first interactive displayed portion;

    detecting a finger tap input at a first user selected interactive displayed item associated with both a prior telephone call and contact information, wherein the finger tap input is detected at the first interactive displayed portion of the first user selected interactive displayed item, and in response to that input initiating a telephone call to a telephone number associated with the first user selected interactive displayed item;

    detecting a finger tap input at a second user selected interactive displayed item associated with both a prior telephone call and contact information, where the finger tap input is detected at the second interactive displayed portion of the second user selected interactive displayed item, and in response to that input displaying contact information for a caller corresponding to the second user selected interactive displayed item, the displayed contact information including simultaneous display of a plurality of contact objects, the plurality of contact objects comprising;

    a first contact object associated with a telephonic communication modality for calling the caller, anda second contact object associated with a non-telephonic communication modality for contacting the caller; and

    in response to detecting user selection of the second contact object, initiating a communication with the corresponding caller through the non-telephonic communication modality corresponding to the second contact object.

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