Question about T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

1 Answer

Screen I had a sidekick given to me and it turns on but the screen is just blank. It doesnt light up or anything but the buttons do. How can i fix the problem

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 625 Answers

Is it white or dark?

If blank white, then the cable needs to be reset if dark then the lcd screen needs to be replaced. They are easy to change and run about 35 dollars for the whole assembly.

Here is a guide for that

Sidekick 3 LCD replacement guide

and here is a link to see what is availble on ebay:

Sidekick 3 LCD Screen

Hope that helps

Posted on Dec 26, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Sidekick Gekko Wont Turn On


try to charge phone battery in 12 volts dc

Jul 17, 2009 | T-Mobile Sidekick ID Cellular Phone

2 Answers

My screen is blank


Is the screen white or just dark?

Fix Sidekick White LCD Screen

If it dark or no light at all then

replacement of the Sidekick 3 LCD flip screen.

to buy a sidekick 3 lcd screen look here.
http://www.repairmysidekick.org/Sidekick-LCD-Screens/buy-a-t-mobile-sidekick-3-lcd

Look for one that has the torx screwdriver included

Jul 07, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

1 Answer

Sidekick ID screen


Call t-mobile if the phone is stillunder warranty

If not then follow this procedure.

Fix Sidekick White LCD Screen

It will usually fix the problem

Jul 05, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick ID Cellular Phone

1 Answer

Sidekick screen blank


Call T-mobile if the phone is still under warranty. They may fix it for you.

If not follow this procedure, it usually works.

Fix Sidekick White LCD Screen

Jul 05, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick ID Cellular Phone

2 Answers

Sidekick wont turn on


So take it to a mobile service center and have the phone check to see if you might have not put a cable back in the correct place.

Jun 16, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

1 Answer

Lights don't turn on


You need to replace you LCD. About 50 bucks from ebay. most come with good instructions and the screwdriver. You will need a T6 Torx driver to open the LCD.

http://shop.sidekickskin.net/SideKick-Repair-Parts/Sidekick-LCD-Screens

Jun 14, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

1 Answer

Really need help please


In both cases you lcd screen has died, the backlight will usually go first.

Fixing them is easy, a new lcd screen assy can be purchased from ebay for less than 45 dollars. It only take the removal of 2 screws to replace it. Read throught the procedure below.
Sidekick 3 LCD Flip Screen Replacement

Here is the link to new screens

Sidekick 3 LCD Screens for sale

Jun 14, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

1 Answer

Sidekick 3 problems


Antonio-

You may be able to fix many of those things yourself. The trackball proabaly just needs to be clean. Does the LCD have a white screen when it is on? The Camera, well that may take some work.

For the white screen check out here: http://www.repairmysidekick.org/Fix-Sidekick-White-LCD-Screen

If it is not white, a new lcd can be had for 45 dollars on ebay.
they are easy to replace.

replacement of the Sidekick 3 LCD flip screen.

To clean your track ball, follow these instructions:

1: Take a deep breath and blow on the trackball area, rotate and do it again. This may blow any particles block the sensors.
2: This requires a Q-tip and some alcohol. Turn off your sidekick, wet the end of the q-tip, and gently clean the trackball while rotating. Be careful not to get the alcohol on anything but the trackball. Let dry for a minute and try it out. If this doesn’t work then try again.

Apr 14, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

7 Answers

Sidekick ID blank screen


if you wiggle around the flexi cable in back of the screen it might flicker on again.
mine was faded but i was still able to see the screen .. i messed with it & it worked.
if you don't trust that way rotate the screen 90 degrees
unscrew it [MAKE SURE PHONE IS OFF!] your going to need a torx wrench, a really small 1.
take the screen off it & undo the back side of the screen & fix the cable that way.
~GL~

Jan 22, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick ID Cellular Phone

Not finding what you are looking for?
T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone Logo

Related Topics:

218 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top T-Mobile Cell Phones Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18298 Answers

Gareth Cockram
Gareth Cockram

Level 3 Expert

657 Answers

Are you a T-Mobile Cell Phone Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...