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Sidekick.. the screen on my sidekick is half white and the other half works wat does that mean

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  • thea7861 Oct 09, 2008

    my sidekick id will only show half of the screen

    what do i do?

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It may mean that that the connector to the lcd is loose.

Try following this procedure and see if it fixes it.
http://www.repairmysidekick.org/Fix-Sidekick-White-LCD-Screen

Other than that a new screen would work.

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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