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Method And System For Creating Intra-Application Bookmarks

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000237353D
Publication Date: 2014-Jun-15
Document File: 1 page(s) / 25K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for creating an intra-mobile application bookmark. The method and system enables a user to bypass any pre-requisite screens to directly arrive at a portion of an application that is most useful to the user at a particular time to achieve a task.

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Method And System For Creating Intra -

Mobile applications provide a plurality of input points, multiple buttons, and many computing options. Unlike a web browser where a user is able to go to pre-determined URL to bypass the initial screens, in the case of a native application, the user is forced to go through the initial screens and the initial taps/clicks until the user arrives at the section that is useful for the user.

Disclosed is a method and system for creating an intra-mobile application bookmark. The method and system allows a user to bypass any pre-requisite screens to directly arrive at a portion of an application that is most useful to the user at a particular time to achieve a task. In a scenario, the task is a subset of an entire task portfolio included in the application.

In an embodiment, the method and system is able to add function to a base mobile operating system to define and store a bookmark. The method and system launches the application to the bookmarked location in the application. Further, the method and system adds a function to a container that runs on a mobile device and creates a new application that defines and launches bookmarks.

The method and system decides a point at which defining a bookmark is initiated. The defining of the bookmark is triggered by, but is not limited to, launching the application and allowing a system wide toggle to define whether capturing of a bookmark definition begins automatically whenever the application is launched. If the bookmark is never...