US 11,659,094 B2
Scheduling automatically initiated call between users
Jeremy Voss, Los Angeles, CA (US); Christie Marie Heikkinen, Santa Monica, CA (US); Daniel Rakhamimov, Brooklyn, NY (US); Laurent Desserrey, Los Angeles, CA (US); and Susan Marie Territo, Los Angeles, CA (US)
Assigned to Snap Inc., Santa Monica, CA (US)
Filed by Snap Inc., Santa Monica, CA (US)
Filed on May 13, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/744,458.
Application 17/744,458 is a continuation of application No. 16/729,709, filed on Dec. 30, 2019, granted, now 11,336,773.
Prior Publication US 2022/0385764 A1, Dec. 1, 2022
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. H04M 3/56 (2006.01); H04M 3/42 (2006.01); H04L 12/18 (2006.01); H04W 4/08 (2009.01); H04L 51/043 (2022.01); H04L 65/403 (2022.01); H04W 4/12 (2009.01)
CPC H04M 3/565 (2013.01) [H04L 12/1818 (2013.01); H04L 51/043 (2013.01); H04L 65/403 (2013.01); H04M 3/42365 (2013.01); H04W 4/08 (2013.01); H04W 4/12 (2013.01); H04M 2203/5054 (2013.01); H04M 2203/5063 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method, comprising:
receiving, from a first device associated with a first user, a request for a call to be automatically initiated, at a scheduled time, between the first device and a second device corresponding to a second user, the first user and the second user corresponding to contacts within a messaging application running on each of the first device and the second device;
automatically initiating the call between the first device and the second device at the scheduled time; and
sending an incoming call notification to each of the first device and the second device in response to automatically initiating the call, the incoming call notification specifying a name of the messaging application and a name of a group profile corresponding to the call, the group profile providing information that is common to a group of users which includes the first user and the second user.