US 9,813,483 B2
Method and system for downloading application, downloading terminal, sharing terminal, and storage medium
Bin Kang, Guangdong (CN); and Qi Chen, Guangdong (CN)
Assigned to TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED, Shenzhen (CN)
Filed by TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED, Shenzhen, Guangdong (CN)
Filed on Jul. 17, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/334,204.
Application 14/334,204 is a continuation of application No. PCT/CN2013/091000, filed on Dec. 31, 2013.
Claims priority of application No. 2013 1 0073123 (CN), filed on Mar. 7, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2014/0330895 A1, Nov. 6, 2014
Int. Cl. G06F 15/16 (2006.01); H04L 29/08 (2006.01); H04W 4/00 (2009.01)
CPC H04L 67/06 (2013.01) [H04L 29/08117 (2013.01); H04L 29/08306 (2013.01); H04W 4/00 (2013.01)] 6 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method for downloading an application, comprising: sending an application sharing request to a sharing terminal by a downloading terminal, to obtain application information of the sharing terminal, wherein the application information of the sharing terminal includes an application list indicating one or more applications installed on the sharing terminal;
receiving, by the sharing terminal, the application sharing request sent by the downloading terminal;
sending, by the sharing terminal a network address acquisition request to a network address server, in order to obtain a download address for the one or more applications installed on the sharing terminal;
receiving, by the network address server, the network address acquisition request sent by the sharing terminal, and sending the download address for the one or more applications to the sharing terminal;
sending, by the sharing terminal, the application information to the downloading terminal, and sending the download address for the one or more applications to the downloading terminal;
sending, by the downloading terminal a downloading request to an application server according to the download address for the one or more applications, in order to download a corresponding application installation package; and
receiving, by the application server, the downloading request sent by the downloading terminal, and sending the application installation package corresponding to the downloading request to the downloading terminal.