Sidekick Lx screen is white with 4 black symbols on it
Whenever i plug the phone in to charge the screen automatically turns on, its white with four black symbols(the same four symbols that are on the buttons on the front of the phone). even when it's not plugged in, the screen stays that way. it's not letting me turn it on, or shut it off. what do i do?
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you have to do a master reboot on the phone.. that will clear up the things that you cant erase...
1. Power off
2. Push both white dash keys and power up.
3. At T mobile screen it will change to black with writing and instructions.
4. Let go of soft keys and push send (follow directions on screen).
GO TO THE SONY ERICCSON WEBSITE, PRESS SUPPORT AT TOP OF PAGE, SELECT PHONE ON LEFT (C905) then above the picture press software downloads, then press Update your product software, then press read and download, follow the instructions once loaded, remember to have the usb /sony cable ready as you will need to plug phone into computer, phone needs to be fully charged and needs to be turned off, good luck !
This is a COMMON problem with the Sidekick. Not just the LX but the whole line. You'd think they'd have solved it by now. Anyway, I have a WORKAROUND to bypass your problem. It won't fix ibad charger port, but it will charge your battery for only $5. Go to ebay. Type in "universal cell phone charger". Dozens of these should come up. Most are some variant of a generic China made round charger. They have clip on electrode probes which touch the contacts of your batteries and holds them to recharge them. They work not only with most cell phone batteries, but with digital cameras and pdas too. Anyway, order one that has a good instruction sheet or description. I wasted a whole day recharging one of my batteries the wrong way because the instructions didn't come with it. Generally, the more buttons, the better. These chargers are cheap and dinky looking, but THEY WORK! I charged up a Sidekick 3 battery with one. The only real issue is that they take some time to charge up . At least my SK3 battery did, simply because it's so big. I'd get another battery on ebay and TWO chargers for a total of under $12. Some of these chargers are as cheap as $3 each. I'd have one bat charging and another ready to go just to get around the longer recharge times. For $12, beats the hell out of the $35 I'd have to pay for a Sidekick 3 battery charging cradle!
alright..my sidekick does he same thing but i fund a temp fix....the guy at the store says its the charging port..idk.....first plug it in....let it charge 4 ten min....then try to put in on...it will say the low battery sign...dont worry...then t8 sumting pointy and push it in the little reset hole behind the screen as you swivel it...as soon as you see the little box with the circles in it you press and hold the space button... hopeully it will start by showing the four butttons....if it does start and cuts off at the tmoblie sign jus let it charge longer and do it agian....hopefully it will work on yours it worked on mine....gud luk
When you take out your battery wih out shutting down it erases everything but only for about an hour everything does come back it does not erase it forever! Just to let everyone know! Of course if you have an option besides taking out the battery then use that but waiting for it to die is just silly and would take forever!