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Sidekick 3 hi i have a sidekick 3 and i saw in a blog thing that you can fix the charger port? my charger port doesn't work and i have the battery cradle but it only charges the battery to 93% all the time, i will pay you the 45 bucks to do it please? email me back at jryan329@aol.com or give me an im on aim hotfussxtks thanks

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  • Anonymous May 13, 2008

    My sidekick wont charge. the light comes on but its not charging and the screen not working. Can U please help me?

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My sidekick wontharge what color should the light be when the charger has been placed


The color is orange but that does not mean your sidekick 3 is charging correctly. The sidekick 3 has a charge problem becuase the connector port for teh charger breaks, you sill get the orangeligh, but the leads tthat go to the battery are broken so the battery does not charge. The cheapest thing to do is to get a cradle and do aworkaorund to charge the battery.

Check out the following link for more info and links to buy the charger.

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If the orange light is coming on, but not charging the sidekick then the charger port is probably bad.

It's about 80 dollars to fix at cellulardr or you can do a work around and charge the battery seperate from the phone.

check out the charging cradle here:

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

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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.

Check the cradles out here.

Sidekick ID external Battery Charger

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The sidekick 3 has an issue with thte charging port. If you have a friend with a sidekick 3 or sidekick ID, try one of their batteries. If your unit powers on, the charging port has gone bad.

the repair for a charginf port runs about 80-100 dollars. A cheaper work around is to get a charging cradle that has a spare battery charger slot. They run about 30 dollars on ebay and it will allow you to charge the bettery seperate from the phone.

Check out the following link for cradles.

http://repairmysidekick.org/SideKick-Repair-Parts/Sidekick-3-Spare-Battery-Charger

Mar 29, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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The sidekick ID has the same type of charging port as the sidekick 3, which are notorious for going bad. The easiset thing to do is get a charging cradle that has a spare battery slot.

http://www.repairmysidekick.org/SideKick-Repair-Parts/Sidekick-3-Spare-Battery-Charger

Mar 26, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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Sidekick 3 powers down


The Sidekick 3 has an issue with the charging port going bad. It sounds like your may be having this issue. That or your charger is going bad. You battery sounds like it may be an issue as well.

The charging port issue can be worked around by getting an cradel with a spare battery charger slot. An extra battery is a good idea as well. That way you can have one charging with the other one is in use. A new battery and a cradle charger go for about 30-40 dollars on ebay.

Check out Sidekick Battery Charger to see whats available.

Jan 19, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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The Sidekick 3 is notorious for having the charging port go bad. New battery or charger doesn't help when this is the issue.

YOu can get it fixed for around 100 dollars or ou can get a charging cradle that has a spare battery charger. Since you have an extra battery it will work well for you. They are about 30 dollars from ebay.

http://shop.sidekickskin.net/SideKick-Repair-Parts/Sidekick-3-Spare-Battery-Charger

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You Blew A Circut In the Charger Port Depending On the wattage of that wrong charger. Now HeresWhat you do. you Need to find out if you blew all the circuts in the phone or just the one for the charger port, Find Some One With A Sidekick Test the battery in your phone make sure its fully charged, If your Phone Comes on the rest of the circuts are fine, if it doesnt you need a new mother board. If It Does U Need To Have the Phone Repaired. Call Me 347.845.7151
PLz Be Sure To Mark The Problem Solved

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All right. The Sidekick 3 has a known charging issue that crops up on some phones. If you are under warranty, call t-mobile and get it fixed. If not, the repair is going to run 100+ to fix the charging port.

A fast and simple solution is to by an external charger and an extra battery. They run about 30 bucks total on ebay.

Check out Sidekick Battery Chargers.

Be glad the battery is easily removable. The original sidekick and sidekick II had internal batteries that are a pain in the butt to remove!!!

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Change the flex cable the flex cable is the silver thing you see when you fold the screen half way

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