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A sidekick3 that dont power on

The problem is the unit dont turn on or charge for that matter. it havent been dropped,i bought a new charger thinkin it was the charger still nothing,i also changed the battery around still no progress also i tryed it without the battery still nothing.

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Re: a sidekick3 that dont power on

Well the same thing happen to me but i call t-mobile and they tell me to press @ 1 and 0 at the same time and it should reset it self it doesn't work for me but you can try it

Posted on Jun 28, 2007

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