Handheld electronic device and associated method providing time data in a messaging environment

  • US 8,745,149 B2
  • Filed: 09/13/2012
  • Issued: 06/03/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/19/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of displaying an instant messaging conversation on a display of an electronic device, the method comprising:

  • displaying a conversation of instant messages;

    displaying a first time information for an instant message in the conversation in response to a first input; and

    automatically changing the first time information for the instant message to a second time information as time progresses and displaying the second time information instead of the first time information.

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