US Patent No. 10,462,071

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR REMOVING A CONTROL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN A USER ACCOUNT AND A DEVICE


Patent No. 10,462,071
Issue Date October 29, 2019
Title Method And Device For Removing A Control Relationship Between A User Account And A Device
Inventorship Enxing Hou, Beijing (CN)
Qiao Ren, Beijing (CN)
Feiyun Li, Beijing (CN)
Assignee XIAOMI INC., Beijing (CN)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,462,071

1. A method for removing a control relationship, which is applied in a server, the method comprising:receiving, by the server, a removal request from a first user account, the removal request configured to request removal of a control relationship between the first user account and a device;
determining, by the server, whether the first user account is an owner account of the device or a share account of the device; and
when the first user account is determined to be an owner account of the device:
retrieving, by the server, a first share account corresponding to the device, the first share account being an account having permission to control the device, wherein the permission to control the device has been shared with the first share account by a user account different from the first share account;
removing, by the server, a full control relationship between the owner account and the device; and
automatically removing, by the server, a limited control relationship between the first share account and the device once the full control relationship between the owner account and the device is removed.