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I have a sidekick lx

Mine broke and i bought a new one from a friend. when i put my sim card in, it goes to their user name and asks for their password. how do i get mine to come up.?

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Hi there! It just has to be reset again....

Press all 3 at buttons at same time -> "one", "zero" and "at" (1- 0- @)
then hold down the "R" until it reboots (logos appear)
Now you should be able to register the phone as if it was new


Hope this helps. Good luck!
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