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1. (WO2011149231) MOBILE DEVICE HAVING A TOUCH-LOCK STATE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE MOBILE DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2011/149231    International Application No.:    PCT/KR2011/003765
Publication Date: Dec 1, 2011 International Filing Date: May 23, 2011
IPC: G06F 3/041
G06F 3/048
G06F 21/04
Applicants: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
KIM, Tae Yeon
LEE, Sung Sik
BOK, Il Geun
SHIN, Hyun Kyung
Inventors: KIM, Tae Yeon
LEE, Sung Sik
BOK, Il Geun
SHIN, Hyun Kyung
Title: MOBILE DEVICE HAVING A TOUCH-LOCK STATE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE MOBILE DEVICE
Abstract:
A mobile device with a touch panel and a touch-lock operating method thereof. The mobile device preferably includes an RF communication unit for supporting communication services; a touch panel for sensing input touches; a display unit for displaying a screen, where the screen includes at least one of a preset image, text, and map; and a controller for setting a touch-lock in the touch panel according to a preset condition. The controller also controls the display unit to display at least one of a text and image or at least one particular icon corresponding to the information reception event that occurs, based on the RF communication unit, in the touch-lock state. A portion of the display screen can be locked, or only certain predetermined touch functions permitted.