US Patent No. 9,319,508

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ADDING MENU ITEM TO ANDROID MENU


Patent No. 9,319,508
Issue Date April 19, 2016
Title Method And Device For Adding Menu Item To Android Menu
Inventorship Jing Zhao, Beijing (CN)
Assignee Huawei Device Co., Ltd., Shenzhen (CN)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,319,508

1. A method for displaying a menu of a first application in a mobile device, wherein the first application is configured to
be associated with a second application, the method comprising:
receiving a request for launching the first application at a user interface of the mobile device;
generating the menu of the first application; and
displaying the menu of the first application on a display unit of the mobile device;
wherein the menu of the first application comprises a menu item representing the second application, and generating the menu
of the first application comprises:

adding the menu item representing the second application to a preexisting menu of the first application according to a first
correspondence between a menu identifier (ID) identifying the preexisting menu of the first application and the menu item
representing the second application,

wherein the first correspondence is configured in the mobile device according to a configuration file provided by the second
application when the second application is installed in the mobile device, and

wherein the configuration file provided by the second application comprises the menu ID for identifying the preexisting menu
of the first application.