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Sidekick3 buttons on my sidekick 3 the buttons do not work properly. The side keys on the sidekick have different functions than what they use to....this happened all of a sudden how can i fix this?

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Re: sidekick3 buttons

The keys may have gotten dirty. So when you push one, it also activates ones near by.

These tips apply to the trackball but you can also use them for the keyboard.

1: Take a deep breath and blow on the trackball area, rotate and do it again. This may blow any particles block the sensors.
2: This requires a Q-tip and some alcohol. Turn off your sidekick, wet the end of the q-tip, and gently clean the trackball while rotating. Be careful not to get the alcohol on anything but the trackball. Let dry for a minute and try it out. If this doesn’t work then try again.

Posted on Jan 04, 2008

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the keyboard is part of the main boardso the whole board needs to be replaced. i sell main boards for $70

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