US 9,811,250 B2
Device, method, and graphical user interface for displaying widgets
John O. Louch, San Luis Obispo, CA (US)
Assigned to APPLE INC., Cupertino, CA (US)
Filed by Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)
Filed on Sep. 30, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/502,953.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/006,097, filed on May 31, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2015/0346957 A1, Dec. 3, 2015
Int. Cl. G06F 3/048 (2013.01); G06F 3/0484 (2013.01); G06F 3/0482 (2013.01); G06F 3/0485 (2013.01); G06F 9/44 (2006.01); G06F 9/445 (2006.01)
CPC G06F 3/04842 (2013.01) [G06F 3/0482 (2013.01); G06F 3/0485 (2013.01); G06F 9/4443 (2013.01); G06F 8/61 (2013.01)] 48 Claims
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1. A method for accessing a widget display area on a device with a display and one or more input devices, the method comprising:
displaying, on the display, the widget display area in a first state, the first state comprising a first region, the first region comprising a plurality of active widgets that include a visual indication of a state of the widget;
displaying, on the display, in response to a receiving first input, via the one or more input devices, while the widget display area is displayed in the first state, the widget display area in a second state comprising the first region and a second region, the second region comprising a plurality of representations of widgets that are available for adding to the first region;
receiving a second input, via the one or more input devices, while the widget display area is displayed in the second state, the second input selecting a target widget in the plurality of representations of widgets available for adding to the first region;
adding, in response to receiving the second input, the target widget amongst the plurality of active widgets displayed in the first region; and
detecting installation of an application having an associated widget to the device and automatically adding the associated widget to the second region without adding the associated widget to the first region.