Utility Patent Application (A1)

November 19, 2020

Source: USPTO via Sqoop

Applicants: Apple Inc.

Inventors: Marcel VAN OS, Oluwatomiwa B. ALABI, Peter D. ANTON, George R. DICKER, Anton K. DIEDERICH, Donald W. PITSCHEL, Nicholas J. SHEARER

The present disclosure generally relates to techniques for managing a remote authorization to proceed with an action, such as creating a secure network connection. In some examples, a requesting device receives selection of one or more options. The requesting device transmits a request to proceed with an action to an authenticating device. The authenticating device concurrently displays an indication of the request to proceed with the action, information about the selected one or more options, and an indication of the requesting device. The authenticating device receives authorization to proceed with the action and transmits a response to the requesting device regarding the request to proceed with the action.