US Patent No. 9,750,072

MOBILE DEVICE AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD


Patent No. 9,750,072
Issue Date August 29, 2017
Title Mobile Device And Communication Control Method
Inventorship Yuzuru Okubo, Kawasaki (JP)
Assignee CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,750,072

1. A mobile device having a phone function that establishes communication with a partner apparatus by carrying out wireless
communication with a base station using one of a plurality of wireless communication standards, the device comprising:
a processor; and
a memory storing instructions, which when executed by the processor, causes the mobile device to:
hold a correspondence table in which the plurality of wireless communication standards that can be used by the mobile device
are associated with corresponding numbers of connections with the partner apparatus;

specify a current wireless communication standard of the mobile device;
determine the number of connections corresponding to the specified wireless communication standard, based on the correspondence
table;

provide a screen for inputting an instruction as to whether or not to use the number of connections corresponding to the determined
wireless communication standard;

carry out communication with the partner apparatus using the determined number of connections when an instruction to use the
number of connections is input via the screen; and

carry out communication with the partner apparatus using a predetermined number of connections when an instruction not to
use the number of connections is input via the screen.