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Camera problem the camera in my sidekick 3 is not functionig. It only captures a green screen. Is there anything I can do from the phone. I managed to capture 2 images although they were poor quality when trying to figure out how to use it.

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Yes. hello. i can answer your question. i was in the t mobile store looking at the sk3. They said take the battery cover off and look into the camera lense. then they said just to flick it. it worked. now they said that would only work if u purchased your sk3 a month or so after the unvailing of the sk3. (weather or not u had t mobile b4.)

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