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Method and System for Automatically Updating Contact Information of Individuals Stored in an Address Book of Interested Parties

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000200545D
Publication Date: 2010-Oct-18
Document File: 2 page(s) / 20K

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Abstract

A method and system for automatically updating contact information of individuals stored in an address book of interested parties is disclosed. The method involves determining a change in the contact information of the individuals stored in a communication device of the interested party. Upon determining the change in the contact information, the communication device is automatically updated with the new contact information of individuals.

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Method and System for Automatically Updating Contact Information of Individuals Stored in an Address Book of Interested Parties

Disclosed is a method and system for automatically updating contact information of individuals stored in an address book of interested parties. The method involves determining a change in the contact information of the individuals stored in a communication device of the interested party. Upon determining the change in the contact information, the communication device is automatically updated with the new contact information of individuals.

In an embodiment, the method and system disclosed includes an update module for automatically updating contact information of individuals stored in an address book of interested parties. In a scenario, a communication device of a user is registered with a computer of the user. The communication device of the user may be a mobile device or a desktop device. The registration of the communication device of the user involves storing contact information of the user on the computer of the user. In an instance, the contact information of the user may change. In such a case, the computer of the user issues an update corresponding to the change in the contact information to the interested parties subscribed to a change update service. As a result, communication devices of the interested parties are updated with the new contact information of the user. In another instance, the communication device of the user may be disconnected. In such a case, the computer of the user notifies the disconnection of the communication device to the interested parties subscribed to the change update service.

In another scenario, the communication device of the user is registered with a service provider of the user. The service provider may be a cellular service provider, a corporate service provider or a residential service provider. The registration of the communication device of the user involves storing contact information of the user with the service provider. In an instance, the contact information of the user may change. In such a case, the service provider of the user issues an update corresponding to the change in the contact information to the interested parties subscribed to a change update service. As a result, the communication devices of the interested parties are updated with the new contact information of the user. In another instance, the communication device of the user may be disconnected. In such a case, the service provider of the user notifies the disconnection of the communication device to the interested parties subscribed to the chang...