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Sidekick 3 help

My sidekick 3 screen went blank, its just white with no picture or anything do u have any ideas on what can i do besides get a new sidekick i dont have the money for it right now

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  • candygirl22 Jul 07, 2008

    my sidekick 3 it works but when i turn it on the screen is blank and i really dont have money like that to get the screen fix is it anyway i can fix it myself

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It is just an issue with the lcd. they run about 45 dollars on ebay and are fairly easy to replace.

If you are strapped for cash, try this fix first Fix Sidekick White LCD Screen

If that doesn't help then here is the procedure to replace the lcd.
replacement of the Sidekick 3 LCD flip screen.

And here is a link to the screens on ebay. Buy one with the whole flip assy. It is much easier to replace than the lcd screen itself.
http://www.repairmysidekick.org/SideKick-Repair-Parts/Sidekick-LCD-Screens

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Screen


Is it white or dark?

If blank white, then the cable needs to be reset if dark then the lcd screen needs to be replaced. They are easy to change and run about 35 dollars for the whole assembly.

Here is a guide for that

Sidekick 3 LCD replacement guide

and here is a link to see what is availble on ebay:

Sidekick 3 LCD Screen

Hope that helps

Dec 26, 2008 | 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 screen is blank


Is the screen white or just dark?

Fix Sidekick White LCD Screen

If it dark or no light at all then

replacement of the Sidekick 3 LCD flip screen.

to buy a sidekick 3 lcd screen look here.
http://www.repairmysidekick.org/Sidekick-LCD-Screens/buy-a-t-mobile-sidekick-3-lcd

Look for one that has the torx screwdriver included

Jul 07, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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PLZ HELP SIDEKICK 3 SCREEN WENT RED AN GREEN


reylakers-

You can try and reset the flex cable on the lcd.

follow these instructions.
Fix Sidekick White LCD Screen

If that doesnt work then a new lcd screen unit will.

http://repairmysidekick.org/SideKick-Repair-Parts/Sidekick-LCD-Screens

Jun 08, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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Question??


It is easier to replace the whole lcd flip screen. It is only 2 screws and it is about 10 dollars more.

See these 2 procedures for the difference.

replacement of the Sidekick 3 LCD flip screen.

Sidekick 3 LCD Screen Only Replacement

May 26, 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

Fix Sidekick White LCD Screen

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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Blank Screen???


Is it white or just black?

If it it is white then this procedure should fix it, Fix Sidekick White LCD Screen

if it is black then a new lcd is in order. They run about 45 dollars and fairly simple to install.
http://www.repairmysidekick.org/SideKick-Repair-Parts/Sidekick-LCD-Screens

May 21, 2008 | T-Mobile Sidekick® 3 Cellular Phone

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My sidekick id


Is the screen white or black?

If it is white you may be able to fix it, black maybe not.
The following instruction for a sidekick 3 but it is the same for a sidekick ID. Just reseat your lcd instead of installing a new one.

Sidekick 3 LCD Screen Only Replacement

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My sidekick3 screen is blank


If your sidekick ID or Sidekick 3 screen is a blank white, then the lcd flex cable has come loose. It is a little difficult to repair but any one can do it. The worst that will happen if you try to repair yourself is that it will not work and you buy a replacement screen from ebay for 45 dollars.

Here are the detailed instructions. Just reinstall your lcd instead of putting a new one on.

Sidekick 3 LCD Screen Only Replacement


Here is a link to find lcd screen on ebay.

Sidekick 3 LCD Lens

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