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Method and System for Providing Smart Access to a Mobile Device based on Dial Tones

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000246430D
Publication Date: 2016-Jun-06
Document File: 3 page(s) / 78K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for providing smart access to a mobile device based on dial tones.

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Method and System for Providing Smart Access to a Mobile Device based on Dial Tones

Disclosed is a method and system for providing smart access to a mobile device based on dial tones.

The method and system provides a smart access application that enables a user to access some or all functionalities present on a locked mobile device by receiving dial tones from an owner of the locked mobile device.

Following figure illustrates an exemplary flow of the method and system for providing smart access to a mobile device based on dial tones.

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Figure

As illustrated in the Figure, a user 1 may be an owner of a locked mobile device. The user 1 allows a user 2 to access functionalities present on the locked mobile device using a smart access application.

The smart access application allows the user 1 to place a phone call using another mobile device to the locked mobile device. The smart access application displays a call pick up option on the locked mobile device for the user 2 to answer the phone call.

When the user 2 answers the phone call, the smart access application receives a dial

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tone. Thereafter, the smart access application processes a smart access code entered by the user 1. Also the smart access application checks whether the smart access code is valid or not.

If the smart access code is valid, the smart access application enables the user 2 to access some or all functionalities present on the locked mobile device based on the smart...