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A mechanism of controlling sensitive information display on device

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000246537D
Publication Date: 2016-Jun-16
Document File: 6 page(s) / 108K

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Abstract

This invention discloses a mechanism that when the mobile device detect people are away from the device and "do not want to disclose any sensitive/private information" setting is configured, the privacy (such as "in coming call", "push noitification") could been protected when the phone is away from its owner.

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A mechanism of controlling sensitive information display on device

Currently, all phone will show the coming call information on the device if the caller has provided his/her calling information. However, for the phone receiver, we might not want other person to see those info if we are away from our mobile phone . Therefore, in this disclosure, we disclose an idea that could protect this kind of privacy (such as "in coming call", "push noitification") when the phone is away from its owner.

In this disclosure, we provide a mechanism that the mobile device could detect that we are away from the device and do not want to disclose any sensitive/private information. Those private info will be shown only if the owner unlock his/her device. For example, after the owner of the device enable this mechanism, all the in-coming call or push notification won't be shown on the screen.

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The device will disable this mechanism after the owner un-lock the screen.

This is a method, that when enable this mechanism ,device will not show the in-coming phone number when it is locked. This is the scenario of not enable this mechanism, in-coming phone is show on device:

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This is the scenario of already enable this mechanism, in-coming phone will not show on device, it can be black scream or else. for example, here shows white screen:

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How this mechanism could be implemented? There are several way to enable the mechanism. One of the implementati...