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The screen wont come on my sidekick 3...ball still works

When i opened my sidekick the screen was upside down i closed it still upside down...so i turned off turned back on now it only show up a white screen...any help?

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Yeah, more than likely the lcd cable connection is loose. That is what the white screen usually indicates.

It is fairly easy to take a apart and reseat.

Follow the guide at the link below

Fix Sidekick 3, Sidekick ID, Sidekick II White LCD Screen

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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