Email fetching system and method in a portable electronic device

  • US 8,577,971 B2
  • Filed: 12/31/2007
  • Issued: 11/05/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/29/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-implemented method, comprising:

  • at a portable electronic device configured with an email application,setting a first period of time to a first value and a fourth period of time to a fourth value; and

    fetching email from an email server upon occurrence of;

    elapse of the first period of time after activation of the email application, wherein the activation of the email application occurs upon occurrence of at least one of launching or resuming of the email application;

    orelapse of the fourth period of time after unlocking of the portable device.

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