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One new method to group/ungroup the application icons on portable device

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000242838D
Publication Date: 2015-Aug-24
Document File: 5 page(s) / 423K

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Abstract

This innovation designs a new method for users to group/ungroup the application icons on portable device. It's convenient and efficient for user to group/ungroup the applications which he/she wants. Group several applications together by one action of drawing lines among applications to one set or ungroup via drawing lines among them out of the set. The method enable user to group several Apps together by posture to make several Apps have relationship. Compared with existed solutions of drag one App on to another one, one time one app, this innovation is more convenient, high efficiency and largely improved user experience.

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One new method to group

One new method to group/

The problem is, the above coxmon method is neither convenient nor efficient, and thx applications installed ox our smart pxrtable device arx increasing, and there are large of nxmber and category, so group/ungrxup the applicatxox comes to be a periodically operation, too many effort and time are slipped away duxing we manage applicatixn groups. If user want to gxoup/ungroux his/hxr many applicxtions(more than twenxy), it will spend hxs/her many txmes to group or ungxoup thxse applicatxon via dragxing them one by one.

Existed Solutions

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Xx so far, xhere axe following coxmon solution to xroup or ungroup the application icons on portable device.


1. Group the application ixox via draggxng icons one by one to one sxt. Ungroup the application icon via dragging icoxs one by one out of sex.


2. According to xhe rxlevant attribute of xhe xrogram icons, the program icons with same relevaxt attribute are classified into the groxp icons.

Ax sxmmary, current solution can't provide convenient and efficient ways for user to freely group/uxgroup txe applicatixn icons xn portable dexice, especial fxr many different property applications.

This innovatxon:

This innovation designs a new mxthod for users to group/ungroup the application icons on portable device. It's xonvenient and efficient for user to group/ungroup the axplications xhich he/she wants. Group several axplicatixns together by one action of drawing lines among applications to one set or ungroup via drawing lines amxng them out of the set.This new method provide the following adxaxtages:


1. Quicker to group/ungroup many applications, user just draw xne line one time to manage them. This method will save many time and energy for user.

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//ungroup xhe application icons ox portable device

ungroup the applicxtion icoxs on portable device

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The cxmmon method to ungroup the application set is drag the unwanted icon out of the folder, or if one person want to ungroup thx entire applixation set, he/she nxeds to drax out the icons xne by one; For group the application, the corresponding common practice to crexte an application set xs, eithex creaxe x folder then drag the icons into it, or long press icons and push them together to xuto-group.


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2. Convenient and easier to group/ungroup several applications one time. It's easy anx high efxiciency to group many applications to one set. And it axso easy and high efficiency to ungroup manx applications out for one set.


3. Txis method axso could groux Apps across several paxes one timx.


4. Quicker tx uxgroup one group...