US Patent No. 9,332,107

HANDSET APPLICATION INTERRUPTION AVOIDANCE


Patent No. 9,332,107
Issue Date May 03, 2016
Title Handset Application Interruption Avoidance
Inventorship Carl J. Persson, Olathe, KS (US)
Sarah A. Persson, Olathe, KS (US)
Assignee Sprint Communications Company L.P., Overland Park, KS (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,332,107

1. A method for avoiding handset application interruption, comprising:
activating an application interruption avoidance service feature on a handset to prevent a voice call from interrupting an
application;

starting the application on the handset;
receiving a message indicating that an incoming call is being forwarded by a coupled network element to voice mail, wherein
the message is received from the coupled network element, and wherein the coupled network element is a mobile switching center
(MSC); and

presenting at least one indicator associated with the incoming call being forwarded to voice mail on the handset.