US 11,057,379 B2
Electronic device performing authentication on another electronic device and method for operating the same
Sanghun Chung, Suwon-si (KR)
Assigned to SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Suwon-si (KR)
Filed by SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Suwon-si (KR)
Filed on Jan. 22, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/253,997.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2018-0007977 (KR), filed on Jan. 22, 2018.
Prior Publication US 2019/0230079 A1, Jul. 25, 2019
Int. Cl. H04L 29/06 (2006.01); H04W 12/06 (2021.01)
CPC H04L 63/0884 (2013.01) [H04L 63/0853 (2013.01); H04L 63/0861 (2013.01); H04L 63/18 (2013.01); H04W 12/06 (2013.01)] 17 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A first electronic device, comprising:
a communicator;
a touchscreen; and
a processor configured to:
control the communicator to transmit first information related to at least one of the first electronic device and a user account of the first electronic device through a first communication network to authenticate a second electronic device,
obtain second information to authenticate the second electronic device transmitted from a first server based on the first information through a second communication network, wherein an authentication request is made and comprises the first information being transmitted from the second electronic device to the first server configured to support an authentication function,
control the touchscreen to display a first screen requesting first input related to the second information,
receive authentication information based on the first input, and
control the communicator to transmit the authentication information to the first server to authenticate the second electronic device,
wherein the second electronic device is an internet of things (IoT) device lacking an input device and a display.