Portable multifunction device, method, and graphical user interface for conference calling

  • US 9,706,054 B2
  • Filed: 04/25/2016
  • Issued: 07/11/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/07/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An electronic device, comprising:

  • a touch screen display;

    one or more processors; and

    memory storing one or more programs configured to be executed by the one or more processors, the one or more programs including instructions for;

    displaying, on the touch screen display, a first phone call user interface on the touch screen display for an active phone call between a user of the device and a first party, wherein the first phone call user interface includes an add call icon;

    upon detecting a user selection of the add call icon, displaying, on the touch screen display, an interface for initiating an outgoing phone call;

    initiating, based on user input, an outgoing phone call to a second party;

    upon initiating the outgoing phone call to the second party;

    suspending the phone call between the user of the device and the first party; and

    displaying, on the touch screen display, a second phone call user interface including first information identifying the first party, second information identifying the second party, and a merge call icon; and

    upon detecting user selection of the merge call icon, merging the outgoing phone call between the user of the device and the second party and the suspended phone call between the user of the device and the first party into a conference call between the user of the device, the first party, and the second party.

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