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A Method and System for Asking a User of a Mobile Device Questions about Recent Usage Patterns during Account Recovery

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000237392D
Publication Date: 2014-Jun-17
Document File: 1 page(s) / 28K

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Jean-Baptiste Queru: INVENTOR

Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for asking a user of a mobile device, questions about recent usage patterns of the mobile device during account recovery. The method and system records recent usage patterns and, subsequently performs a comparison during account recovery, of answers given by the user, to the recorded recent usage patterns.

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A Method and System for Asking a User of a Mobile Device Questions about Recent Usage Patterns during Account Recovery

Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for asking a user of a mobile device, questions about recent usage patterns of the mobile device during account recovery.  The method and system records recent usage patterns and, subsequently performs a comparison during account recovery, of answers given by the user, to the recorded recent usage patterns.

Description

Disclosed is a method and system for asking a user of a mobile device, questions about one or more recent usage patterns of the mobile device during account recovery.  The one or more recent usage patterns can include, but are not limited to, recently installed mobile applications, recently used mobile applications, location history of the mobile device, a last time of unlocking the mobile device, a last time of charging the mobile device, and notifications last displayed to the user.

The method and system includes recording the one or more recent usage patterns of the mobile device.  In an embodiment, the method and system begins recording the one or more recent usage patterns, subsequent to the user signing on to an online account.

Subsequently, the method and system prompts a user to answer one or more questions regarding the one or more recent usage patterns, during account recovery.

The method and system further performs a comparison of the answers given by the user, to the one or more recent u...