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Method and System for Providing an On-demand Unfilter Option based on a User’s Interest

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000241905D
Publication Date: 2015-Jun-08
Document File: 1 page(s) / 29K

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Aravind Kalavagattu: INVENTOR [+2]

Abstract

A method and system for providing an on-demand unfilter option based on a user’s interest. The method and system lets unfilter and follow a set of emails that the user would like to follow, from an email list, which would otherwise get filtered due to a previous filtering criteria set by the user. This is made available on both desktop computer and mobile devices.

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Method and System for Providing an On-demand Unfilter Option based on a User’s Interest

Abstract

A method and system for providing an on-demand unfilter option based on a user’s interest.  The method and system lets unfilter and follow a set of emails that the user would like to follow, from an email list, which would otherwise get filtered due to a previous filtering criteria set by the user.  This is made available on both desktop computer and mobile devices.

Description

Disclosed is a method and system for providing an on-demand unfilter option based on a user’s interest.  Here, the user’s interest is defined based on email conversations and emails pertaining to the respective email conversation are directly classified in the user’s inbox.

The method and system provides the unfilter option for the emails accessed by a user on either a desktop or a mobile device.  In the desktop scenario, initially, the user selects an email, which the user intends to unfilter and then, selects the unfilter option by using a right-click of a mouse on a subject of the selected email.  Thereafter, the selected email subject is marked as unfiltered using a flag.  The system includes an inbound delivery engine to consider the flag and ignore filtering criteria for the selected email and subsequent emails related to the selected email.  The subsequent emails are then delivered to the user’s inbox without any filtering criteria.  Additionally, the user is enabled to select an...