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Sidekick screen blank

My sidekick turns on and everything but the screen is white and blank

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  • jadeypie Jul 06, 2008

    mine is doing the same thing and makes all the sounds and everything but th screen is totally blank, but the back light still comes on. HELP plz??

  • quaadi23 Oct 17, 2008

    my phome just went blank and the sounds still work and everything else is fine. how do i fix it

  • killerswif Oct 19, 2008

    my phone was working good the other night then when i woke up it was real bright and i couldn't see any thing and i don't have the right screws to fix it i need help a lot

  • mangafury Jan 29, 2009

    yeah my phone is black and everything else works.

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Call T-mobile if the phone is still under warranty. They may fix it for you.

If not follow this procedure, it usually works.

Fix Sidekick White LCD Screen

Posted on Jul 11, 2008

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    Terry Fritsch Oct 21, 2008

    If you do not have a t6 torx driver, a small glat tip screwdriver may work. It just needs to fit in between the grooves of the screw

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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

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

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Is the screen white or just dark?

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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

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Call t-mobile if the phone is stillunder warranty

If not then follow this procedure.

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It will usually fix the problem

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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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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

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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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if you wiggle around the flexi cable in back of the screen it might flicker on again.
mine was faded but i was still able to see the screen .. i messed with it & it worked.
if you don't trust that way rotate the screen 90 degrees
unscrew it [MAKE SURE PHONE IS OFF!] your going to need a torx wrench, a really small 1.
take the screen off it & undo the back side of the screen & fix the cable that way.
~GL~

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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.

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