Deletion gestures on a portable multifunction device

  • US 8,504,947 B2
  • Filed: 04/25/2011
  • Issued: 08/06/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/06/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A portable electronic device, comprising:

  • a touch screen display;

    one or more processors;

    memory; and

    one or more programs, wherein the one or more programs are stored in the memory and configured to be executed by the one or more processors, the programs including instructions for;

    displaying a list of items;

    detecting a first finger gesture on the touch screen display to select for deletion an item in the list of items;

    in response to detecting the first finger gesture, displaying a delete icon next to the selected item;

    deleting the selected item if a second finger gesture on the delete icon is detected; and

    deleting the delete icon if a third finger gesture is detected on the touch screen display at a location that is not on the delete icon.

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