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My sidekick lx is pressing buttons on its own

A few weeks ago i took my phone in with me in the shower and it was all fine at first but now its pressing its own buttons and the scroll ball doesnt work at all!!

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  • Anonymous Sep 30, 2008

    i have the same problem only a few of my buttons dont work, the menu button doesnt work neither does the cancel button

  • tashabaybeeh Oct 26, 2008

    Ok . I Have an blue Sidekick LX, not brand new. In the summer Of O8 I had it in my bag & some of my Pepsi spilled inside it. I immediately went home and blow dried it but I didn't take it apart, I was afraid I'd break it. It was fine at first but now, The Menu button & the button under doesn't work , and the button under the cancel button doesn't work . Nor does the shift alt or the symbol button . My sidekick has a mind of its own and when I press the button, something totally different comes up. this is a major problem its fustrating and im trying to avoid going to the t-mobile store & fixing it because that will be ALOT of money, if thats the case, fairly well then. any suggestions ? I REALLY want this to stop.

  • Anonymous Nov 25, 2008

    i have the same thing but my t,y,u,i and the button under cancel dnt work help me contact me.

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    same thing

  • yolendy May 18, 2009

    i have the same problem i got my sidekick lx on august 14 2008...after 2months in had my phone it fell in the toilet (yuck) i blowed dryed it and it stardid working but then the back button with the arrow it was like it had a mind of its own....it would go back by its self so it got me mad....so i took out the button and messed it up on purpose then my track ball stop working and now (may 18 2OO9) my menu button doesnt work i dont know what to do i dont want to go to the t-Mobile store B/C it cost way to much just to fix one button please help me i dont know what to do i want to find a way that i can fix that button in my house not going outside of my house please help =(

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Ok from what i can assume, Your keypad has a short in it. This can be fixed by going to T-mobile and generally most stores can swap our your sidekick in no time free of charge depending on the plan. Now if thats not an option its looking like the keypad runs about 40 dollars and they can also swap it out at the T mobile store. Due to the phone and the fact that its easier to have them service id recommend taking it in and having them look at it for free of charge to tell you how they would go about servicing your phone.

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Omg people this person wants help. instead of listing ur redicolous problems y dnt u help her ! if you DONT KNOW HOW then dont reply or write onto THE PAGE ! :( poor girl):

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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