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Waiting for activation

Hi,
i bought my sidekick ID yesterday and the waiting for activation screen has been up for over 12 hours... how can this be fixed

hi,
i bought my sidekick slide yesterday and the waiting for activation screen has been up for over 12 hours... how can this be fixed

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  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2008

    My phone says waiting for activation as well..

  • copperlocked Dec 19, 2008

    Same thing! Any ideas?

  • mickeyy Jan 02, 2009

    i got my sidekick slide for christmas and since i got it it didnt go to my main screen it went to the activation screen && it has taken more then 48 hours i went to t-mobile they fixed it and everything but my phone was low battery so it turned off and wen i charged it went back to the activation screen and i dont know how to fix it....can you please help me?

  • Anonymous Apr 07, 2009

    i have the same prob and ive has mine ova 2 years (side kick slide) PLEASE HELPP!!

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My service provider said that is because it is waiting to be linked to the internet... in order to use it as a phone until then.... press and hold down L and the menu button for three seconds...and it will unlock the phone aspect but you still have to wait the time period for internet use...

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This is a "smart phone" and has GPRS (internet) built in. if you only have a regular cell phone, and have transfered the sim card from it, (to the sidekick), the internet feature/option on your account has never been activated. the message will pop up EVERY time you turn your sidekick on, requiring
you to press the "menue" and "L" key at the same time (to by-pass that screen), and allow you to use the regular phone functions. to make the screen go away for good, you MUST either sign up for a t-mobile unlimited sidekick data plan (for $20 a month), or have them activate the "sidekick service pac" it is a free service that allows your sidekick to use the gprs feature and log in, but NO INTERNET is avalable. the good news is the "service pac" is free. you just have to call custumer care to have it added. adrian

Posted on Sep 26, 2008

Presione menu y luego L

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You must contact your service provider to fix this issue.

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Posted on Apr 01, 2008

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