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My side-kick LX will not turn on

Can you please show me how to take it apart and fix it

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  • nick210 Dec 06, 2008

    my lx wont work it does not turn on when i press the on butten i make sure i charged it all day and nothing

  • Anonymous Jan 23, 2009

    my sidekick lx wont turn on..how do i fix it??

  • tweetii_B Mar 16, 2009

    my sidekick lx gave me problem so i put it down for a while and i really missed it so i decided to try it agian.It is plugged in,the orange light comes on, the warning about low battery is there and the lil chargin icon in the corner is moving. It has been charging and there is no progress on it coming to life. When i turn it on the lil square icon comes on and then it goes directly to the chargin warning...What is the problem here??...And yeah the green light just came on ..where did that come from??

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2009

    I woke up with the alarm going off i removed the cover for an hour then i put my battery back in and the only thing that shows up is the small jump screen button. i tried charging it and putting in a differnt battery the same thing. nothing happens

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Try this, though is used for when the device is randomly rebooting aswell, it might help you to force your Sidekick to come back on:

  1. Check the device's battery level for at least two bars of strength.
  2. If the battery level is low, charge the battery.
  3. If the issue is not resolved, remove the back cover.
  4. Remove the battery.
  5. Wait 10 seconds.
  6. Press and hold the W key.
  7. While pressing down the W key, re-insert the battery.
    • The device restarts and after approximately 15 seconds, the 'Recovery' screen appears.

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  8. Select the desired language.
  9. Select Reboot to restart the device.
  10. Your Sidekick should go back to the main screen as normal. Good luck

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

  • wolfpac_92 Jan 25, 2011

    I tried this. The recovery screen appeared then the phone immediately shuts off .
    It then charges for a few minutes, turns back on only turn right back off

  • iSceam4U May 31, 2011

    For me this didn't work either... =(

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  1. charge your phone even if it does not turn on
  2. remove battery sim and memorry card
  3. leave it out for about 5 mins
  4. put them back while holdinq W key and power key
  5. reboot and your phone will be on in no time

Posted on Jan 07, 2010

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My sidekick Lx will not come on i will charge it up and the only thing that pops up is the orange light i leave it on the charger four the whole day and nuthing pops up so i need help with mi sidekick lx

Posted on Mar 17, 2010

  • peson oriely Nov 27, 2011

    it worked for me.. take yo battery out fa like 5mins then pres dwon the w put the battery in and then turn it on... it should star upnormal

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My sidekick lx 2009 wont charge. I put in my charger and it turns on then off if someone has a solution to my problem please tell me.

Posted on Jan 12, 2013

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    my sidekick lx 2009 wont charge. I put in my charger and it turns on then off if someone has a solution to my problem please tell me.

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My sidekick lx wont come on and that stuff dont work please help they say it may be the software what to do now if it is the software.

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To bad it just wont work deal wit it u aint goin ta die arnt ya

Posted on Jun 03, 2012

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Yes i have a problem wth my sidekck lx because it wont turn on and i try to do all ths souluton but it dont work... so can u give me some invice about how to turn in on and when turn it on then t just turn on lght and nothing else?? so u have any souluton of my sidekick problem let me noe please.... if u wont to emal thongdymuikrathok@yahoo.com

Posted on Jan 23, 2010

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Hey i just bought a sidekick lx and its my first one. but it was on at first then i turned it off and when i turned it on, it had all white screen with a lil black symbol in the midddle of the screen, and when i try to reboot it by clicking english and the clickin reboot , it still doesnt reboot.. what should i do and can any one help me

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FIRST YHU CHARGE YHUR SIDEKICK oo4 ABOUT oo30 MINS THEN TRYIT IF THAT DOSENT WORK TAKE DUH BATTERY OUT FOR ABOUT oo3 MIN THEN IT SHOULD WORK IF NOT GO TO THE TMOBILE STORE THEY SHOULD BE ABLE TO HELP YHU

Posted on Apr 10, 2010

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