KR101679311B1 - System and Method for managing address book - Google Patents

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KR101679311B1
KR101679311B1 KR1020120097499A KR20120097499A KR101679311B1 KR 101679311 B1 KR101679311 B1 KR 101679311B1 KR 1020120097499 A KR1020120097499 A KR 1020120097499A KR 20120097499 A KR20120097499 A KR 20120097499A KR 101679311 B1 KR101679311 B1 KR 101679311B1
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The present invention relates to an address book management system and method, in which when an additional user information request command is inputted through an address book management application, an additional user information request signal including terminal identification information is transmitted to an address book management apparatus, A user terminal for requesting and receiving the updated address book information from the address book management apparatus and updating the address book registered in the case where the address book update notification signal is received from the address book management apparatus and an address book database for storing address book information of each user terminal, When receiving an additional user information request signal from the user terminal, acquiring identification information of the user terminal in the address book database, transmitting an additional user information request message to the acquired identification information of the user terminal, Analyzing the received additional user information responses to extract acquaintance identification information and additional user information, storing the extracted additional user information in the corresponding identification information of the address book database, and updating address book information of the user terminal And an address book management apparatus for transmitting an address book update notification signal to the user terminal.

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[0001] SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING ADDRESS BOOK [0002]

The present invention relates to an address book management system and method, and more particularly, to an address book management system in which an address book management apparatus receives an additional user information response by transmitting an additional user information request message to acquaintances registered in an address book of a user terminal, The present invention relates to an address book management system and method for storing additional user information of an acquaintance who has transmitted an address book update notification signal to a user terminal and updating the terminal address book stored in a user terminal.

BACKGROUND ART [0002] In recent years, due to the rapid spread of mobile phones and mobile communication terminals, users frequently change the telephone number currently being used to a new telephone number.

For convenience of the user whose phone number has been changed, the communication service provider may provide a service for making a call forwarding to a changed phone number of the user when the other party calls the phone number before the change of the user, Provides a service for guiding the user's changed phone number by voice or text message for a certain period of time. In addition, the user directly notifies the acquaintance (the other party) that the telephone number has been changed through a voice call or a text message.

However, since the other party must manually confirm the changed phone number of the user and then manually operate his / her mobile communication terminal to update the phone number of the user stored in the address book with the changed phone number, this is inconvenient and troublesome for the other party. That is, the other party selects the address book from the main menu to update the telephone number stored in the address book with the changed telephone number, finds the corresponding user in the selected address book, deletes the telephone number before the change, Since it is necessary to perform the operation, it is inconvenient and cumbersome for the other party.

When the telephone number is changed, the communication service provider provides a service to guide the changed telephone number as described above. However, the user information other than the telephone number such as work telephone number, home telephone number, user image, address, , A blog address, etc. are changed, it is troublesome for the user to inform the user of the change through a voice call or a text message in order to inform the user of the change. In this case, the other party also has to confirm the changed user information of the user and manually manipulate his / her mobile communication terminal to update the user information stored in the address book with the changed user information, which is inconvenient and troublesome for the other party.

Korean Patent No. 10-1142148, entitled " Address Book Update System and Method "

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION The present invention has been made to solve the above-mentioned problems, and it is an object of the present invention to provide an apparatus and a method for managing user information, such as birthday, hobbies, schedule sharing agreement, base area, And to provide an address book management system and method that can be automatically updated.

It is another object of the present invention to provide an address book management system and method for synchronizing address book information between a user terminal and an address book management apparatus.

Another object of the present invention is to provide an address book management system and method that can minimize the hassle of transmitting a voice message or a text message to inform the acquaintances of additional user information of a user.

According to an aspect of the present invention, when an additional user information request command is inputted through the address book management application, an additional user information request signal including terminal identification information is transmitted to the address book management device, A user terminal for requesting and receiving updated address book information from the address book management apparatus and updating the registered address book list when the signal is received, and an address book database for storing address book information of each user terminal, Acquiring identification information of the user terminal in the address book database when the user information request signal is received, receiving an additional user information response by transmitting an additional user information request message to the acquired identification information of the user terminal, Added Analyzing the user information responses, extracting the acquaintance identification information and the additional user information, storing the extracted additional user information in the corresponding identification information of the address book database to update the address book information of the user terminal, And an address book management apparatus for sending an address book update notification signal to the address book management system.

The additional user information request message may be a message including a query response type message requesting at least one of birthday, hobby, address, photo, schedule sharing, and base area, or URL information of the address book management apparatus.

According to another aspect of the present invention, there is provided a communication system including a communication unit for communication with a user terminal, an address book database in which address book information of user terminals is stored, and an address book database in the case where an additional user information request signal is received from the user terminal through the communication unit An additional user information processing unit for acquiring the identification information of the user terminal and transmitting an additional user information request message to the acquired identification information of the user terminal to receive an additional user information response; Extracts the identification information and the additional user information, updates the address book information of the user terminal by storing the extracted additional user information in the corresponding identification information of the address book database, and transmits an address book update notification signal to the user terminal Ha The address book management device including a processing unit updates the address book is provided.

The address book management apparatus may further include an address book information providing unit for obtaining address book information of the user terminal from the address book database when the address book update request signal is received through the communication unit.

The additional user information processing unit may transmit a message in the form of a query response requesting at least one of birthday, hobby, address, photo, schedule sharing, or URL information of the address book management apparatus as an additional user information request message.

The address book update processing unit searches the address book database, extracts other user terminals registered with the acquaintances who have updated the additional user information, and transmits an address book update notification signal to the extracted other user terminals.

According to another aspect of the present invention, there is provided an information processing apparatus including a communication unit for communication with an address book management apparatus, a user interface unit, a storage unit storing a terminal address book, An additional user information request processing unit for transmitting an additional user information request signal to the address book management apparatus when the address book update notification signal is received from the address book management apparatus; And an address book updating unit for receiving the updated address book information from the address book and updating the address book stored in the storage unit.

The user terminal may further include an additional user information response processing unit for receiving an additional user information response through the user interface unit and transmitting the additional user information response to the address book management apparatus when the additional user information request message is received from the address book management apparatus through the communication unit .

A response to the inquiry is received through the user interface unit and returned to the address book management apparatus when the additional user information request message is a query response type message and the additional user information request message includes URL information of the address book management apparatus , It is possible to connect to the address book management apparatus through the URL information and create a response to the inquiry.

According to another aspect of the present invention, there is provided a method for managing an address book, the method comprising: transmitting an additional user information request signal including terminal identification information to an address book management apparatus when an additional user information request command is input through an address book management application in a user terminal; The device acquiring identification information of the user terminal from the address book database and transmitting an additional user information request message to the acquired identification information of the user to receive an additional user information response, Extracts the user identification information and the additional user information by analyzing the user information responses and updates the address book information of the user terminal by storing the extracted additional user information in the corresponding identification information of the address book database, Address book up to The method comprising the steps of: transmitting a date notification signal; outputting the address book update notification signal, and requesting and receiving updated address book information to the address book management apparatus to update a previously registered terminal address book / RTI >

According to another aspect of the present invention, there is provided a method for an address book management apparatus for managing an address book, the method comprising the steps of: receiving an additional user information request signal from a user terminal; Receiving the additional user information response by transmitting the additional user information request message to the acquired acquaintance identification information, extracting the acquaintance identification information and the additional user information by analyzing the received additional user information responses, Storing the user information in the identification information of the corresponding address of the address book database to update the address book information of the user terminal, and transmitting an address book update notification signal to the user terminal.

The address book management method may further include acquiring and providing address book information of the user terminal from the address book database when the address book update request signal is received from the user terminal.

In accordance with another aspect of the present invention, there is provided a method for transmitting a user information request message including a user information request message including an identification information of a user terminal, Receiving the additional user information response, analyzing the received additional user information responses, extracting the acquaintance identification information and the additional user information, respectively, and extracting the extracted additional user information to the corresponding identification information of the address book database Updating the address book information of the user terminal, and notifying the user terminal of the address book update notification signal, in the electronic device recorded with the program.

According to another aspect of the present invention, there is provided a method for a user terminal to manage an address book, the method comprising: receiving an additional user information request signal including terminal identification information, When an address book update notification signal is received from the address book management apparatus, transmitting an address book update request signal to the address book management apparatus, receiving updated address book information from the address book management apparatus, updating the stored terminal address book The address book management method comprising the steps of:

The address book management method may further include receiving an additional user information response when the additional user information request message is received from the address book management apparatus, and transmitting the additional user information response to the address book management apparatus.

According to another aspect of the present invention, there is provided a method for managing an address book, the method comprising: transmitting an additional user information request signal including terminal identification information to an address book management apparatus when an additional user information request command is input through an address book management application; Transmitting an address book update request signal to the address book management apparatus and receiving updated address book information from the address book management apparatus and updating the stored terminal address book when the update notification signal is received, There is provided a recording medium readable by a recorded electronic device.

According to the present invention, it is possible to automatically update the additional user information such as birthday, hobby, schedule sharing agreement, base area, photo, etc. of the people registered in the terminal address book without directly inputting the user.

Also, the address book information between the user terminal and the address book management apparatus can be synchronized.

In addition, it is possible to minimize the inconvenience of voice communication or text message transmission to inform the users of the additional user information of the user.

1 illustrates an address book management system according to the present invention.
2 is a block diagram schematically illustrating the configuration of an address book management apparatus according to the present invention;
3 is a block diagram schematically illustrating a configuration of a user terminal according to the present invention;
4 illustrates a method of managing an address book according to an embodiment of the present invention.
5 is a flowchart illustrating an address book management method according to another embodiment of the present invention.

The foregoing and other objects, features, and advantages of the present invention will become more apparent from the following detailed description taken in conjunction with the accompanying drawings, in which: FIG.

"User information" is information of a user who uses the user terminal, and includes basic user information including a telephone number of the user terminal, work telephone number, home telephone number, user image, address, mail address, blog address, , Address, photo, schedule sharing, base area, and the like. The user terminal may store the user information separately or may store it in the terminal address book or the server address book.

1 is a diagram illustrating an address book management system according to the present invention.

Referring to FIG. 1, the address book management system includes an address book management apparatus 100 having an address book database in which address book information of user terminals 200A and 200B (hereinafter referred to as 200) and user terminals 200 are stored.

The user terminal 200 includes a first user terminal 200A for requesting additional user information of the acquaintances registered in the terminal address book, a first user terminal 200A for accessing the address book management apparatus 100 And transmits the response to the address book management apparatus 100. The address book management apparatus 100 includes a plurality of client terminals 200A and 200B.

When the additional user information request command is inputted through the address book management application, the first user terminal 200A transmits an additional user information request signal including the terminal identification information to the address book management device 100. [

When the first user terminal 200A receives the address book update notification signal from the address book management apparatus 100, the first user terminal 200A receives updated address book information from the address book management apparatus 100 and updates the previously registered terminal address book. Accordingly, the first user terminal 200A can automatically update additional user information such as birthday, hobby, schedule sharing agreement, base area, photo, etc. of the people registered in the terminal address book without directly inputting the user.

The address book management apparatus 100 includes an address book database in which user information of the acquaintances is registered for each user terminal. Here, the user information may include additional user information including basic user information including user terminal identification information, a telephone number, birthday, hobby, address, photograph, schedule sharing, base area,

When the additional user information request signal is received from the first user terminal 200A, the address book management apparatus 100 acquires the identification information of the first user terminal 200A from the address book database, To receive an additional user information response. Here, the additional user information request message may be a message in the form of a query response requesting at least one of birthday, hobby, address, photo, schedule sharing, and base area, or URL information of the address book management apparatus 100.

Also, the address book management apparatus 100 extracts the acquaintance identification information and the additional user information by analyzing the received additional user information responses, stores the extracted additional user information in the corresponding identification information of the address book database, After updating the address book information of the terminal 200A, it transmits an address book update notification signal to the first user terminal 200A.

A detailed description of the address book management apparatus 100 will be given with reference to FIG.

When the additional user information request signal is received from the address book management device 100, the acquaintance terminal 200B creates an additional user information response and transmits it to the address book management device 100. [

The first user terminal 200A and the acquaintance terminal 200B can be applied to any user apparatus equipped with a communication function and a local communication function. For example, a notebook computer, a wireless communication terminal, a smart phone, a portable media player (PMP), a personal digital assistant (PDA), a tablet PC, a set- It can be a variety of devices.

The first user terminal 200A is connected to the address book management apparatus 100 or the first terminal 200B through the communication network and the communication network may include a local area network, .

The first user terminal 200A or the home terminal 200B is a user terminal 200, and a detailed description of the user terminal 200 will be made with reference to FIG.

2 is a block diagram schematically illustrating the configuration of an address book management apparatus according to the present invention.

2, the address book management apparatus 100 includes a communication unit 110 for communicating with a user terminal, an address book database 120, an additional user information processing unit 130, an address book update processing unit 140, (150).

In the address book database 120, address book information of user terminals is stored. The address book information includes additional user information including basic user information including birth date, hobby, address, photo, schedule sharing, base area, etc., including identification information (e.g., telephone number) . Here, the additional user information may be information registered through the address book update processing unit 140.

When the additional user information request signal is received from the user terminal through the communication unit 110, the additional user information processing unit 130 searches the address book database 120 to acquire the identification information of the user terminal, And receives an additional user information response by transmitting an additional user information request message with the information. Here, the additional user information request message may be a message including a query response type requesting at least one of birthday, hobby, address, photo, schedule sharing, or URL information of the address book management apparatus.

That is, the additional user information processing unit 130 may generate a query response message for querying additional user information such as birthday, hobby, address, photo, schedule sharing, and the like, and transmit the query response message to the called terminals. Then, the acquaintances receiving the query response message input a response to the query displayed in the query response message, and return the input response. The query response message may be, for example, a 5-sentence 5-answer message.

Further, the additional user information processing unit 130 may generate an additional user information request message including URL information of a page querying additional user information such as birthday, hobby, address, photo, schedule sharing, etc., have. Then, the acquaintances receiving the additional user information request message can access the address book management apparatus through the URL information to create a response to the inquiry.

According to another aspect of the present invention, the additional user information processing unit 130 may send an additional user information request message to all the user terminals registered in the address book database 120, receive additional user information responses from the user terminals have. That is, even if no additional user information request signal is received from the user terminal, the additional user information processing unit 130 may collectively request and receive additional user information from the user terminals stored in the address book database 120 to update the address book information have.

The address book update processing unit 140 updates the user information of the acquaintances that have transmitted the additional user information response and transmits an address book update notification signal to the user terminal. At this time, the address book update processing unit 140 may transmit an address book update notification signal to the user terminal using the push system, or may transmit a text or voice message when the push system is not used.

That is, when the response to the inquiry response message requesting the additional user information is returned, the address book update processing unit 140 analyzes the additional user information response to extract the terminal identification information, the additional user information, and the like. Then, the address book update processing unit 140 updates the extracted additional user information in the address book corresponding to the terminal identification information, and transmits an address book update notification signal to the user terminal.

Also, when additional user information is input through the URL information, the address book update processing unit 140 updates the inputted additional user information and transmits an address book update notification signal to the user terminal. When the additional user information is input through the URL information, the user may update the user information in the address book.

According to another aspect of the present invention, the address book update processing unit 140 searches the address book database 120 to extract other user terminals that have registered the acquaintances whose updated user information is updated, An update notification signal may be transmitted.

When the address book update request signal is received from the user terminal through the communication unit 110, the address book information providing unit 150 obtains and provides the address book information of the user terminal from the address book database 120.

3 is a block diagram schematically illustrating the configuration of a user terminal according to the present invention. The user terminal 200 shown in FIG. 3 may be collectively referred to as a first user terminal 200A and an acquaintance terminal 200B.

3, the user terminal 200 includes a communication unit 210 for communicating with the address book management apparatus, a user interface unit 220, a storage unit 230 storing the terminal address book 235, (240), an address book update unit (250), and an additional user information response processing unit (260).

The communication unit 210 is a communication unit that interconnects the user terminal 200 and the address book management apparatus through a communication network. For example, the communication unit 210 includes a wireless communication module such as mobile communication and satellite communication, a wired communication module such as the Internet, A wireless communication module, and the like.

The user interface unit 220 may serve as an input unit for receiving a user command or an output unit for outputting a result according to a user command.

The user interface unit 220 is a means for receiving a user request for controlling the operation of the user terminal 200. The user interface unit 220 converts a user's request into an electric signal according to a user's operation.

The user interface unit 220 includes key input means for receiving characters, numbers and text information from a user, voice recognition means for receiving a user's voice or audio signal through a microphone or the like, a camera for acquiring an image through shooting of a predetermined object, An RFID reader, a code reader, and the like. The key input unit may be implemented by a keyboard, a keypad, a touch screen, or the like.

The user interface unit 220 may display the display information through a display means such as an LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) or an OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diodes) for displaying screen information according to application driving.

The storage unit 230 stores a program necessary for controlling the operation of the user terminal 200 and data generated during the execution of the program. The storage unit 230 includes a terminal address book 235 for storing user information of the acquaintances.

When the additional user information request command is input through the address book management application, the additional user information request processing unit 240 transmits an additional user information request signal including the terminal identification information to the address book management apparatus. That is, when the user selects the additional user information request command after executing the address book management application stored in the storage unit 230, the additional user information request processing unit 240 transmits the additional user information request signal including the terminal identification information to the address book To the management apparatus.

When the address book update notification signal is received from the address book management apparatus, the address book update unit 250 transmits an address book update request signal to the address book management apparatus, receives the updated address book information from the address book management apparatus, The terminal address book 235 is updated. At this time, the address book update notification signal informs reception through various methods such as widget, indicator, pop-up, vibration, and voice. Thus, it is possible to automatically update the additional user information such as birthday, hobby, schedule sharing agreement, base area, photo, etc. of the people registered in the terminal address book 235 without directly inputting the user information.

When the additional user information request message is received from the address book management device through the communication unit 210, the additional user information response processing unit 260 receives the additional user information response through the user interface unit 220 and transmits the additional user information response to the address book management apparatus . At this time, if the additional user information request message is a query response type message, the user information response processing unit 260 receives a response to the query through the user interface unit 220 and returns the response to the address book management apparatus.

In addition, when the additional user information request message includes the URL information of the address book management apparatus, the user can access the address book management apparatus through the URL information to create a response to the inquiry. That is, when accessing the address book management apparatus through the URL information, the additional user information response processing unit 260 displays a field for inputting additional user information, receives additional user information through the user interface unit 220, To the device

4 is a diagram illustrating an address book management method according to an embodiment of the present invention.

4, the user terminal transmits an additional user information request signal including the user terminal identification information to the address book management apparatus (S404) when an additional user information request command is inputted through the address book management application (S402).

The address book management apparatus acquires the identification information of the user terminal in the address book database and transmits an additional user information request message to the acquired identification information (S406). The acquaintances receiving the additional user information request message input the additional user information, and the acquaintance terminal transmits the additional user information response including the added additional user information to the address book management apparatus.

Then, the address book management apparatus extracts the acquaintance identification information and the additional user information by analyzing the additional user information responses received from the terminals of the acquaintances, stores the extracted additional user information in the identification information of the address book database, (S408).

After the execution of step S408, the address book management apparatus transmits an address book update notification signal to the user terminal (S410). At this time, the address book management apparatus may extract other user terminals registered with the acquaintances who have updated the additional user information, and may transmit the address book update notification signal to the extracted other user terminals.

If step S410 is performed, an address book update notification is output to the user terminal (S412). If the address book update is requested from the user, the address book update request signal is transmitted to the address book management apparatus (S414). The user terminal can output an address book update notification through a method such as a widget, an indicator, a pop-up, a vibration, and a voice.

When step S414 is performed, the address book management apparatus provides the updated address book information to the user terminal (S416).

Through the above-described method, the user can automatically update the additional user information such as birthday, hobby, schedule sharing agreement, base area, photo, etc. of the people registered in the address book without directly inputting the user.

5 is a flowchart illustrating an address book management method according to another embodiment of the present invention.

Referring to FIG. 5, the address book management apparatus transmits an additional user information request message to the user terminals registered in the address book (S502).

The users who have received the additional user information request message input the additional user information, and the user terminal transmits the inputted additional user information response to the address book management device.

The address book management apparatus receives the additional user information response from the user terminals, analyzes the received additional user information response, and updates the user information of the corresponding user (S504). That is, the address book management apparatus extracts the user identification information and the additional user information by analyzing the received additional user information responses, stores the extracted additional user information in the corresponding user identification information of the address book database, Update,

In step S506, the address book management apparatus searches the address book database to identify other users who have registered the updated user information, and transmits an address book update notification signal to the other terminals of the identified users in step S508. The users receiving the address book update notification signal can transmit an address book update request signal to the address book management apparatus.

Then, the address book management apparatus transmits the updated address book information to the user terminal requesting the update of the address book (S510).

According to another aspect of the present invention, when an additional user information request signal is received from a user terminal, an address book database is searched to obtain acquaintance identification information of a user terminal, and additional user information Receiving the additional user information response by analyzing the received additional user information responses, extracting the acquaintance identification information and the additional user information, extracting the extracted additional user information from the address book database, Updating the address book information of the user terminal, and transmitting an address book update notification signal to the user terminal, wherein the address book management method is capable of reading from the electronic device recorded by the program.

According to another aspect of the present invention, there is provided a method for managing an address book, comprising: transmitting an additional user information request signal including terminal identification information to an address book management apparatus when an additional user information request command is inputted through an address book management application; Transmitting an address book update request signal to the address book management apparatus when the address book update notification signal is received from the address book management apparatus and updating the address book list stored by receiving the updated address book information from the address book management apparatus, There is provided a recording medium readable by an electronic apparatus recorded by a program.

Such an address book management method can be created by a program, and the codes and code segments constituting the program can be easily deduced by a programmer in the field. In addition, the program relating to the address book management method can be stored in an information storage medium (Readable Media) readable by the electronic apparatus, readable and executed by the electronic apparatus.

Thus, those skilled in the art will appreciate that the present invention may be embodied in other specific forms without departing from the spirit or essential characteristics thereof. It is therefore to be understood that the embodiments described above are to be considered in all respects only as illustrative and not restrictive. The scope of the present invention is defined by the appended claims rather than the detailed description and all changes or modifications derived from the meaning and scope of the claims and their equivalents are to be construed as being included within the scope of the present invention do.

The present invention can automatically update additional user information such as birthday, hobby, schedule sharing agreement, base area, photo, etc. of acquaintances registered in the address book without directly inputting the user, and informs the acquaintances of the user information of the user The present invention can be applied to an address book management system and method which can minimize the inconvenience of voice communication or text message transmission.

100: address book management device 110, 210:
120: Address Book DB 130: Additional User Information Processing Unit
140: address book update processing unit 150: address book information providing unit
200: user terminal 220: user interface unit
230: storage unit 240: additional user information request processing unit
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  1. When an additional user information request command is inputted through the address book management application, transmits an additional user information request signal including terminal identification information to the address book management apparatus, and when the address book update notification signal is received from the address book management apparatus, A user terminal for updating and updating a registered terminal address book by requesting and receiving updated address book information to a management apparatus; And
    And an address book database in which address book information of each user terminal is stored. When an additional user information request signal is received from the user terminal, identification information of the user terminal is acquired from the address book database, Extracts additional identification information and additional user information by analyzing the received additional user information responses, and transmits the extracted additional user information to the address book database And an address book management device for storing the address book information in the corresponding identification information and updating the address book information of the user terminal and transmitting an address book update notification signal to the user terminal,
    Wherein the address book management apparatus searches the address book database to extract other user terminals registered with the acquaintances to which the additional user information is updated and transmits an address book update notification signal to the extracted other user terminals. Management system.
  2. The method according to claim 1,
    The additional user information request message is a message containing a URL (Uniform Resource Locator) information of the address book management apparatus or a message in the form of a query response requesting at least one of birthday, hobby, address, photo, schedule sharing, Features an address book management system.
  3. A communication unit for communication with a user terminal;
    An address book database storing address book information of user terminals;
    When an additional user information request signal is received from the user terminal through the communication unit, the address book database is searched to acquire the identification information of the user terminal, and an additional user information request message is transmitted to the acquired identification information An additional user information processing unit for receiving an additional user information response; And
    Extracts the acquaintance identification information and the additional user information by analyzing the received additional user information responses, updates the address book information of the user terminal by storing the extracted additional user information in the corresponding identification information of the address book database And an address book update processor for transmitting an address book update notification signal to the user terminal,
    Wherein the address book update processing unit searches the address book database to extract other user terminals registered with the acquaintances who have been updated with the additional user information and transmits an address book update notification signal to the extracted other user terminals. Device.
  4. The method of claim 3,
    Further comprising an address book information providing unit for obtaining address book information of the user terminal from the address book database when the address book update request signal is received through the communication unit.
  5. The method of claim 3,
    Wherein the additional user information processing unit transmits a message in the form of a query response requesting at least one of birthday, hobby, address, photograph, schedule sharing, or URL information of the address book management apparatus as an additional user information request message. Management device.
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  10. (a) transmitting an additional user information request signal including terminal identification information to an address book management apparatus when an additional user information request command is inputted through an address book management application in a user terminal;
    (b) the address book management apparatus acquires identification information of the user terminal from the address book database, and transmits an additional user information request message to the acquired identification information of the user terminal to receive an additional user information response;
    (c) The address book management apparatus analyzes the received additional user information responses to extract the identification information and the additional user information, respectively, and stores the extracted additional user information in the identification information of the address book database, Transmitting an address book update notification signal to the user terminal after updating the address book information of the terminal; And
    (d) the user terminal outputs the address book update notification signal, and updates and registers the registered terminal address book by requesting and receiving updated address book information to the address book management apparatus,
    In the step (c), the address book management apparatus searches the address book database, extracts other user terminals registered with the acquaintances' updated acquaintance information, and transmits an address book update notification signal to the extracted other user terminals The address book management method comprising:
  11. A method for an address book management apparatus to manage an address book,
    When an additional user information request signal is received from the user terminal, the user terminal acquires the identification information of the user terminal by searching the address book database, and transmits an additional user information request message to the acquired identification information ;
    Extracting the acquaintance identification information and the additional user information by analyzing the received additional user information responses and storing the extracted additional user information in the identification information corresponding to the address book database to update the address book information of the user terminal step;
    An address book update notification signal to the user terminal; And
    Retrieving the address book database, extracting other user terminals registered with the acquaintances to which the additional user information is updated, and transmitting the address book update notification signal to the extracted other user terminals.
  12. 12. The method of claim 11,
    And acquiring and providing the address book information of the user terminal from the address book database when the address book update request signal is received from the user terminal.
  13. When an additional user information request signal is received from the user terminal, the user terminal acquires the identification information of the user terminal by searching the address book database, and transmits an additional user information request message to the acquired identification information ;
    Extracting the acquaintance identification information and the additional user information by analyzing the received additional user information responses and storing the extracted additional user information in the identification information corresponding to the address book database to update the address book information of the user terminal step;
    An address book update notification signal to the user terminal; And
    Retrieving the address book database, extracting other user terminals registered with the acquaintances to which the additional user information is updated, and transmitting an address book update notification signal to the extracted user terminals, Readable recording medium.
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