Contact list with conversation point reminder

DC CAFC
  • US 8,848,892 B2
  • Filed: 03/15/2008
  • Issued: 09/30/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/15/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method, performed by a communication device, for reminding a user of the communication device of a conversation point for a future phone call, the communication device having a processor and a display screen, the communication device having access to a saved contact list having one or more contact list entries, each contact list entry of the contact list including a first field configured to retrieve a stored phone number of a corresponding entity of the respective contact list entry, a second field configured to retrieve a stored name identifying the corresponding entity, and a memo field configured to attach memo data inputted by the user and displayable to show at least one memo which is served to remind the user of the conversation point for the future phone call between the user and the corresponding entity, the method comprising:

  • (a) receiving, by the processor, a first input indicating that an incoming phone call from the stored phone number of a first contact list entry of the saved contact list is received;

    (b) checking, by the processor after step (a), whether there is memo data that is attached to the memo field of the first contact list entry;

    (c) activating, by the processor, the first contact list entry such that during the activating of the first contact list entry, the user accepts the incoming phone call and conducts the incoming phone call with the corresponding entity of the first contact list entry using the communication device as a result of the user'"'"'s accepting the incoming phone call; and

    (d) causing, by the processor, a first indication indicating a presence of the at least one memo of the attached memo data, to be automatically displayed on the display screen during the activating of the first contact list entry, when it is detected in the step (b), by the processor, that there is memo data attached to the memo field of the first contact list entry.

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