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Frustrated i just got a used sidekcik id and at first the my faves application was not on the phone. I called t-mobile and they sent me a text message saying my faves had been refreshed and it suddenly appeared on my phone. I turned my phone of then back on and the my faves application was gone again. does anyone know why this is happening? also when i try and dial certain numbers in my phonebook it rings once and makes this loud obnoxious buzzing noise. the person im calling recieves my call but when they answer they can only hear the buzzing too. I really like the sidekick id but im frustrated with these problems!

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My daughter has a new ID and experienced the same issue. I talked with T-mo support about it and was told the following:

If you don't subscribe to a data service plan (we don't yet), then the Sidekick ID cannot talk to an internal T-Mo database that holds the config information, contacts, etc. for each Sidekick ID user. The T-mo people can 'push' the My Favs application to the phone manually, but the phone doesn't have enough non-volatile memory to the application permanently. If you have a data service plan, the application will be downloaded when needed, but without the data plan it 'goes away'.

Your my favs will still bill correctly, but you'll have to use the web site to modify your favs...

I hope they get a fix for the dependency on data services or else make a limited service free for ID users.

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Ok you need to hit your bubble button and your favs will show up for good. it is the lower right button on your skid.

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