Hi, i have a problem with my sidekick lx. i dont know how a piece of small papergot into the place i charge my sidekick. it got stuck where i connect the usb to my sidekick and as i was trying to take it off with a pencil one of the little things from where i charge my phone came of. soon i was able to take out the piece of paper off my sidekick but now i cannot charge it due to the little pice of metal that fell off from where i connnet the usb to my sidekick. is there somewhere i can go to repair it near hayward, ca? or is it fixable?
I personslly think instead of breaking the screen and making it more of a problem to fix it (because they are going to ask you how it happened) and you should just say you have paper stuck in it or be honest with them
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The sidekick ID charging port can go bad like the sidekick 3's. An easy workaround is to get an external cradle that has a spare battery charging slot.
The trick is that the sidekick 3 and sidekick ID batteries are the same so the sidekick ID battery can be charged by the external cradle. An extra battery is a good idea as well so you can have ine charging at all times.
alright..my sidekick does he same thing but i fund a temp fix....the guy at the store says its the charging port..idk.....first plug it in....let it charge 4 ten min....then try to put in on...it will say the low battery sign...dont worry...then t8 sumting pointy and push it in the little reset hole behind the screen as you swivel it...as soon as you see the little box with the circles in it you press and hold the space button... hopeully it will start by showing the four butttons....if it does start and cuts off at the tmoblie sign jus let it charge longer and do it agian....hopefully it will work on yours it worked on mine....gud luk
Sounds like your charger port is busted. Ti is a common problem on sidekick 3 and can effect sidekick IDs as well. A fairly cheap workaround is to get an external battery charger. It will have a slot to charge the sidekick battery external formthe phone. They sell on ebay fior about 25 dollars.
The sidekick ID and sidkeick 3 batteries are the same so it will work. Check then out here