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White screen i have a sidekick 3, dropped it, got white screen, can hear everything else, but no screen, i even tried to call someone and it worked, but still no screen. i treid resetting it, but nothing happened.

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  • paligurl Feb 26, 2008

    i removed the screen, and then put it back on, and it worked, thank you!!

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Your flex cable may have come loose. Check out the following link on how to check.

http://www.repairmysidekick.org/Replace-Sidekick-3-LCD-Screen

If not, a new one can be found on ebay for about 45 dollars.

Posted on Feb 21, 2008

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Broken screen on sidekick 3


To replace the cracked screen follow the guide below. It is fairly easy to do and runs about 30 dollars from ebay.

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My tmobile sidekick 3 was in a case and it slipped out of my hand onto the carpet wasn't a harsh drop or anything now the screen comes on but I can't see or hear when i call someone but am able to call and...


One of the two things happened. Either the lcd cable came loose inside or the jolt did damage the backlight.

Follow the guide below to reseat the lcd cable.

http://www.repairmysidekick.org/Fix-Sidekick-White-LCD-Screen

If that doesn't fix it you can replace the lcd screen with one from ebay for about 25 dollars. check out the links below

Buy a replacement Sidekick 3 LCD Replacement screen.

Aug 04, 2009 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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My screen is white but the rest is fine


So, my guess is you may have dropped you phone recently?

The sidekick lcd connector comes loose sometimes and causes the white screen.

Follow the guide at the link below and you can try to reseat it yourself.

Fix a White screen on the Sidekick 3


Failing that, you can buy a new screen and install it. They are like 30 dollars.

Here is a guide for that

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and here is a link for the lcd screens

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Jul 12, 2009 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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Sidekick 3 screen is blank


If you tried reseating the lcd flex cable and it didn't help then you best option is to replace the lcd screen assembly.

It is really easy to do and they run about 25 dollars on ebay.

Here is the guide

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and here is a link to the screens

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Feb 22, 2009 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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Screen not working


Lisa-

I am sorry to hear that the new sidekick 3 is not working for your son.

Is the screen white, blank, or just hard to see?

If white, then the flex cable needs to be reseated.

How to fix a blank white Screen on a Sidekick

If dark blank, then reseat the lcd assy itself and see if it works

Reseat the Sidekick 3 LCD Screen

If hard to see the screen, then the backlight is dead. A new screen is needed for that.

Replace the Sidekick 3 LCD Screen

I hope that helps

Feel free to contact me if you have questions

Dec 15, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick II

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My sidekick 3 has sonething wrong with it.


So if the sidekick has suffered a drop or some other type of trauma, the cable for the lcd screen can come loose causing a white screen. Try the following guide to repair a white screen:

Fix a White LCD Screen on Sidekick 3

If it doesn't work, you can replace the Sidekick 3 screen assembly fairly easily. A new LCD assembly runs about 30 dollars from ebay. Here is a guide for that:

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and here is a link to the screens on ebay:

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Hope that helps

Oct 13, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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My sidekick 3 screen is white


take the phones and have the LCD or flexcbale replaced

Jun 18, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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HELP SIDEKICK 3 WHITE SCREEN!!PLZ


Follow this procedure and it should fix the issue. If not then a new lcd definetly will

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if you don't have a t6 torx driver, a small flathead will do the trick.

May 23, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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Sidekick 3 problems


Antonio-

You may be able to fix many of those things yourself. The trackball proabaly just needs to be clean. Does the LCD have a white screen when it is on? The Camera, well that may take some work.

For the white screen check out here: http://www.repairmysidekick.org/Fix-Sidekick-White-LCD-Screen

If it is not white, a new lcd can be had for 45 dollars on ebay.
they are easy to replace.

replacement of the Sidekick 3 LCD flip screen.

To clean your track ball, follow these instructions:

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.

Apr 14, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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Sidekick 3 white screen


Did you by chance drop the phone recently?

A loose cable for the lcd can cause this or a bad lcd.

You need to disassemble it to take a look.
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You will need a set of Torx screwdrivers to get it open.

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