Question about T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone
The phone turns on but it has a big red x on the screen. if i reboot it will the red x go away?
Ok the exacct same thing happened to my phone... what i did was i kept taking out the battery, and seeing if my phone would work. there r few things that can happen everytime you take out the battery aand put it back in:
-it will show the menu button (the bottom left button on your phone) in black and white
-itll show the red x again
-the backlight might or might not turn on
-itll start up and work normally
these things will happen everytime u restart ur phone affterwards, and, usually, ur phone, even if it starts up, will go really slowly and eventually freeze, forcing u to repeaat the battery cycle.
after a while, it became worse, but, after fdoing thte battery thing over and over, it finally started up, and took me to a reboot screen, where it showed me a tiny clip art pic of a sidekick with a =P face that was broken. then it showed me the reboot screen, asking me if it wanted me to reboot, and, afercliking yes, it starteed working again
Posted on Mar 27, 2009
I had the exact same problem... what i did was take off the the battery and removed the micro sd memory card, sim card. Replaced the battery and it started up... it was amazing... chances are that my sd card had an infected file in it..
Posted on Dec 30, 2009
YOu can try a hard reset. with the unit powered on, pull the battery out. I have heard this working for some people.
Posted on Jun 16, 2008
The red X usually means you have a virus on your phone from the internet or an efected file you uploaded to ur phone. Hope this helps. =)
Posted on Feb 25, 2008
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