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A method to quickly recommend app to your friends

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000245427D
Publication Date: 2016-Mar-09
Document File: 2 page(s) / 39K

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Abstract

In a smart phone, user can share an app by dragging its icon to any other social app icon, then user could select a friend or his/her blog in this social app to send the recommended app icon/name and the download link in app store. Others can directly download this recommended app by clicking shared link. The advantage of our disclousre is that we just use finger to drag and drop app to recommend to others, and all apps can be recommended in any social apps.

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A method to quickly recommend app to your friends

With the development of smart phone technology, more and more apps have been developed for users to meet their different requirements. And the function of mobile phone has been transformed from basic text message/call to a powerful network terminal. Users would like to share with others the app which user experience is good. Till now, there are part of apps developed recommendation function by using public link to few fixed social apps. But most of apps can only be downloaded by telling its name. This is a very low efficiency and waste time.

In a smart phone, user can share an app by dragging its icon to any other social app icon, then user could select a friend or his/her blog in this social app to send the recommended app icon/name and the download link in app store. Others can directly download this recommended app by clicking shared link. The advantage of our disclousre is that we just use finger to drag and drop app to recommend to others, and all apps can be recommended in any social apps.

Our disclousre works as the following:

1). Press and hold the recommended app icon down in a smart phone, then normally deletion mode will be trigged

2). Let's click the app again, we can get into recommendation mode

3). Drag and drop the app into any other social app icon

4). Select one or more friend(s), or publish it to your blog

5). Then there will be a pop up dialog, the recommended app icon/name and its link would d...