US Patent No. 10,367,892


Patent No. 10,367,892
Issue Date July 30, 2019
Title System And Method For Aggregating Communication Connections
Inventorship Jan Koum, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Brian Acton, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Assignee WHATSAPP INC., Menlo Park, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,367,892

1. A method, comprising:receiving an alert message at a client device from a communication system, the alert message indicating that a communication for the client device has been received at the communication system from a second client device;
opening a messaging application on the client device in response to the alert message;
connecting the client device to the communication system at an address included in the alert message; and
receiving the communication via the connection, wherein the address included in the alert message is the address of a communication server connected to the second client device that sent the communication to the communication system;
wherein the alert message is received when the client device is off-line from the communication system.