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My screen on my sidekick 3 doesnt work.

My phone fell out of my locker and when it hit the ground the background went all grainy and blurred so i quickly turned it off.
now the screen doesnt show anything at all, at any time. the phone works fine
i can call and everything...but i cant see anything :(

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  • xoxtallie Jan 07, 2009

    I bought used just in december, and it was working perfectly..

    Sorry I should've mentioned that before.

  • xoxtallie Jan 07, 2009

    no i bought it off someone online. and it isnt water damaged.

    is there no way i can try and fix the screen myself?

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YOu can try replacing the lcd screen . They run about 25 dollars on ebay and are really easy to replace yourself.

How to Replace a Sidekick 3 LCD Screen

and here is a link to the screens:

Replacement Sidekick 3 LCD Screen

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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If its been under a year you can go to the dealer that sold it to you and get a warranty exchange

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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    John Derrick Jan 07, 2009

    that shouldn't matter if you bought it at a store they will do a warranty exchange for you as long as its not affected with water damage

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