US Patent No. 10,560,971

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR PROVIDING SAME


Patent No. 10,560,971
Issue Date February 11, 2020
Title Wireless Communication Method And Electronic Device For Providing Same
Inventorship Jungkuk Seo, Gyeongsangbuk-do (KR)
Jaecheol Kwon, Daegu (KR)
Yukyung Kim, Daegu (KR)
Seungyun Song, Daegu (KR)
Seungjae Lee, Daegu (KR)
Jongmu Choi, Gyeonggi-do (KR)
Sungjun Kim, Daegu (KR)
Janghoon Lee, Gyeongsangbuk-do (KR)
Yeunwook Lim, Daegu (KR)
Assignee Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Yeongtong-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do (KR)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,560,971

1. An electronic device comprising:a communication module configured to support a first short-range wireless communication and a second short-range wireless communication; and
a processor functionally connected to the communication module and configured to:
connect to a first external device on at least one channel of a band using the first short-range wireless communication through the communication module,
identify a request for performing the second short-range wireless communication with a second external device while connected to the first external device, and
connect the second external device to the first external device or an external communication server on the at least one channel of the band using the second short-range wireless communication in response to the request,
wherein the first short-range wireless communication is a wireless communication used during establishment of a WiFi connection by accessing a radio access device, and the second short-range wireless communication is a wireless communication used during a hotspot connection to another electronic device.