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Used Sidekick I bought a used sidekick ID and a screen keeps popping up asking me to sign in with a password as someone else and until I do i can only use it as a there a way change who the phone is registered to? I rebooted the factory settings but it still did allow me to enter my own name.

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Re: Used Sidekick

My daughter has a sidekick slide tmobile phone. The phone was dropped and now it keeps saying to insert sim card which is already in there. We took out the sim card and re-inserted it again which did not work. We also rebooted it by taking out the sim card and holding down r and pressed the power. Does anyone have a solution that could help me? I have a frantic teenager on my hands!

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Take out the back cover, battery and sim.
place battery in (without sim) and hold r down phone should reset twice you have performed a master reset

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Re: Used Sidekick

Call your carrier and ask them to detach your device IMEI from the username locked in. Once that is done, hard reset without your SIM card inserted

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