Social reminders

  • US 9,668,121 B2
  • Filed: 08/25/2015
  • Issued: 05/30/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/30/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method comprising:

  • at an electronic device;

    receiving input representing user instruction to provide a reminder in the future, the instruction identifying an entity;

    after receiving the input, detecting an external electronic device, comprising;

    detecting, by a microphone of the electronic device, an audio input;

    identifying, in the detected audio input, a voice corresponding to the entity; and

    determining, based on the identified voice, that the external electronic device is associated with the entity;

    in response to detecting the external electronic device, determining whether the external electronic device is within a threshold proximity; and

    in response to identifying the voice and in accordance with a determination that the external electronic device is within the threshold proximity, providing the reminder.

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