08843122 is referenced by 20 patents and cites 96 patents.

A method of policy management and control on a mobile phone. The method comprises receiving a user interface change request by a launcher application executing on the mobile phone, requesting permissions from an interface control application programming interface (API) by the launcher application, receiving a response from the interface control application programming interface by the launcher application, where the response indicates if the user interface change is permitted, and enforcing the received permission by the launcher application, where enforcing the received permission comprises executing the user interface change request when the user interface change is permitted, and where enforcing the received permissions comprises not executing the user interface change request and presenting a message to a user of the mobile phone when the user interface change is restricted.

Title
Mobile phone controls preprocessor
Application Number
13/537610
Publication Number
8843122 (B1)
Application Date
June 29, 2012
Publication Date
September 23, 2014
Inventor
Nathan R Smith
Frisco
TX, US
Ryan A Wick
Apollo Beach
FL, US
Assignee
Sprint Communications Company
KS, US
IPC
H04M 3/00
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