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Sidekick rebooting my sidekick 3 will is stuck on the reboot problem and i just wanted 2 know if i by a new battery will it fix the problem

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Huh? i am not sure i understand what your saying.....?
can you repeat what your saying again, please if you can. thanks.

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Sidekick 2008 will not reboot no matter what I try. Gets stuck on screen with 4 icons. HELP PLS!


You try the procedure at the link below. It is for the sidekick 3 but poeple have had scucess with it on new sidekick models

Sidekick Shows 4 Symbols on White Back Ground

Jan 16, 2010 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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Device randomly reboots - T-Mobile Sidekick® II (all styles) / Sidekick® 3 (all...



Device randomly reboots - T-Mobile Sidekick® II (all styles) / Sidekick® 3 (all styles) / Sidekick iD
  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.

on Dec 09, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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I have a sidekick 3 and i want to restart it


HOW TO DO A MASTER RESET ON A SIDEKICK 3 1. Remove the battery and the SIM card from the device.
2. Flip the sidekick open; press and hold the letter 'r' on the keypad.
3. While holding the letter 'r', place the battery back in the device. DO NOT INSERT THE SIM CARD YET.
4. The sidekick will restart itself twice. Please make sure not to let the letter 'r' go until it has fully rebooted.
5. Once it has fully rebooted, remove the battery, re-insert the SIM card and battery and power up the device.
6.Once the device has fully rebooted, all prior information should beerased from the device and it should be restored back to the defaultfactoy settings.

Nov 30, 2009 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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Sidekick 3: System crash and big X, won't start up


HOW TO DO A MASTER RESET ON A SIDEKICK 3 NOTE: Performing this will restore your device back to factory defaults, meaning you'll loose everything on your sidekick!
1. Remove the battery and the SIM card from the device. 2. Flip the sidekick open; press and hold the letter 'r' on the keypad. 3. While holding the letter 'r', place the battery back in the device. DO NOT INSERT THE SIM CARD YET. 4. The sidekick will restart itself twice. Please make sure not to let the letter 'r' go until it has fully rebooted. 5. Once it has fully rebooted, remove the battery, re-insert the SIM card and battery and power up the device. 6. Once the device has fully rebooted, all prior information should be erased from the device and it should be restored back to the default factory settings.

Feb 06, 2009 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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Sidekick 2008


ok u dont have to get a code on the 3 digit mian screen press menue and circle the press menue shits q then its ganna say delte evry thing press yes and ur promblems solve i had the same promblem

Sep 29, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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NOT CHARGING


at times the battery can be the issue but sidekick 3 are known to stop charging casue ware u charge it it has a little stick and it messes upo at times and phone stops to charge and u dont realize it at times and so it starts to damage the battery so the phone starts to turn on and off  if ur still underwarrenty tmobile sends you a new one for free if u send them urs back 

Mar 24, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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Sidekick 3 crsashes


The same thing happened to mine, so far what i do is do the hard reboot:
take the battery out, hold down w, while still holding the w put the battery back in. then scroll to reboot.

may take a few tries....
also this is an annoying and very temporary fix...get a new phone.

Jan 22, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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Sidekick 3


Emulating a Hard Reset
The Sidekick 3 now will commit memory-resident DataStores to flash memory when the device is powered down or rebooted normally. This greatly reduces the incidence of "hard reset" resyncing of the device which enhances user experience, however it makes it more difficult for developers to test this functionality on the device. You can simulate a hard reset on the device two ways: 1) Yank the battery out of the device without shutting it down. This will force a hard reset of the device, but it's not recommended as this can also potentially corrupt files on the miniSD card if they're being written when this happens. 2) (recommended) Follow the steps below to clear the datastores off and simulate a hard reset:
- Reboot the device by pressing @+1+0
- IMMEDIATELY press and hold the 'R' key on the keyboard. Continue to hold the 'R' key down
- The device will reboot, and when the initial boot screen (the 4 face buttons animation shows) displays, the screen will clear and the device will reboot again.
- Let go of the 'R' key at this point, and the device will reboot with no datastores, and force a resync.

Jan 20, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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Subject i have a t-mobile sidekick id


You can try a master reset.

1. Remove the battery and the SIM card from the device.
2. Flip the sidekick open; press and hold the letter 'r' on the keypad.
3. While holding the letter 'r', place the battery back in the device. DO NOT INSERT THE SIM CARD YET.
4. The sidekick will restart itself twice. Please make sure not to let the letter 'r' go until it has fully rebooted.
5. Once it has fully rebooted, remove the battery, re-insert the SIM card and battery and power up the device.
6. Once the device has fully rebooted, all prior information should be erased from the device and it should be restored back to the default factoy settings.

Dec 12, 2007 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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PLEASEEEEE HELPP!!


you could go to the t-mobile store and ask them im sure they have it

Nov 29, 2007 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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