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My sidekick is stuck on the reboot screen, how do i fix this?

I turn my sideKick on and the four jump keys appear then it says i need 2 reboot it but when i press the reboot key it just does the same thing all over again

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Follow the instructions for the sidekick 3.


1) Remove your sim card

2) From the jump screen: Menu -> Settings -> System Info

3) Press Menu+Shift+X Select OK to clear the flash.

4) Press Menu+Shift+R Select OK to clear the login information.

5) Perform a hard reset now. This will reboot the device.

To perform a hard reset:

SK3 - remove the battery while the device is on.

6) Call your carrier and ask them to detach your device IMEI from the username locked in. Once that is done, hard reset without your SIM card inserted. from: sidekickskin.net/Sidekick-Ti.

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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Have U tried going on the internet and seeing if any updated firmware is availiable for this problem?

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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