Patent Number: 8,819,552

Title: Method of executing function on standby screen of mobile terminal

Abstract: A method of executing a function on a standby screen of a mobile terminal capable of executing various functions on a standby screen by selecting a function icon displayed on the standby screen is provided. The method of executing a function on a standby screen of a mobile terminal includes displaying at least one function icon on the standby screen; selecting a displayed function icon; displaying a preview of a function connected to the selected function icon on the standby screen; and executing the function connected to the preview by selecting the preview. Therefore, the user can easily and quickly execute a function connected to a function icon on the standby screen by selecting the function icon, so that provision of a dedicated key can be minimized.

Inventors: Park; Chan Woo (Seoul, KR), Kim; Soon Ok (Seoul, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

International Classification: G06F 3/00 (20060101); G06F 3/048 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018