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A Method And System For Displaying Online And Offline Contact Search Information In A Keyboard

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000240348D
Publication Date: 2015-Jan-25
Document File: 3 page(s) / 166K

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method and system for displaying online and offline contact search information in a keyboard.

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A Method And System For Displaying Online And Offline Contact Search Information In A Keyboard

Disclosed is a method and system for displaying online and offline contact search information in a keyboard. The method and system gathers contacts from different applications such as social networking sites, telephone directory and the like and displays the respective contact information along with an alphabet in the keyboard.

Initially, the method and system utilizes software installed in a device which is touch screen enabled to gather online and offline contact information based on user's account. The online and offline contact information may include but need not be limited to Social network Friends and Telephone contacts. The gathered information can be grouped alphabetically to access the contacts with respective alphabet. Once a keyboard is activated on the device, the software installed in the device identifies the type of contact and group the contacts alphabetically. The identified contacts can be displayed and mapped with keys in the keyboard.

The method and system displays one or more small icons along with keys on the keyboard from where the contacts are collected. Upon selecting an appropriate icon from any key, the software displays the list of contacts against the selected alphabet. Then, the user can select one or more contacts from the list and accordingly can perform actions which may include but need not be limited phone call, SMS, chat and the like. In addit...