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Sidekick 2 camera says ...

My sk2 says your device is love on memory. Try restarting your device before taking another photo. but it won't work at all. the camera doesn't even come up and you can't see anything.

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  • Anonymous Nov 15, 2007

    Everytime i take a pic it says your device is low on memory. Please restart and try again. but it doesn't work wat do i do

  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2007

    Mine is dong the exact same thing and that diagnostic solution didnt work 4 me. Any other suggestions??

  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2008

    Same here screen goes black and I get the same message. Hard/Soft Reset does NOTHING, Running Diagnostics does NOTHING. There's an issue with the wiring near the camera.. Still trying to fix but haven't had any results.

  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2008

    I have the same problem it says low on memory

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2008

    my sidekick 2 camara says that there is not enought space and to reset it but that dosnt work

  • lalachiquita Apr 04, 2008

    its pitch black an i cant see anything

  • fpyre Apr 14, 2008

    Exactly the same problem here - however, there was a -short- period of time where it just suddenly seemed to be working again, it lasted a few weeks, then no-go again... back to the black screen, and "your device is low on memory" I've tried uninstalling all installed apps, deleting all additional information I didn't need (calender events, notes, to-do lists... etc.) all to no avail.

    Wonder what the problem really is?

  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2008

    im having the same problem with my sk2, whenever i go to take a picture, it says that there is not enough space, and don't try to delete things off your phone to make it have more memory, it still WONT work, there must be a manufacturer problem with the camera. The first day i got it, which was about a week ago, it worked perfect, then i went to use it later on in the day, and it wouldn't work.

  • leepfrog09 Jul 31, 2008

    my camera says its low on memory and restarting it does nothinggggg

  • mofiyah5 Aug 21, 2008

    wony read sim card and the camera wont come up

  • alypeyizan Oct 13, 2008

    my sidekick 2 keep on telling me it'slow on memory try to restart it before taking another picture

  • MDsnow7 Dec 02, 2008

    My Sidekick was doing the same thing. 5 days later it started working again. So far there have been no more problems.

  • Anonymous May 11, 2009

    when i turn my camara on the screen of the camara turns black!!!

    plzzz HELP!


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I had the same problem and I tried a soft reset that I saw on another board and it worked perfectly when nothing else would. Just hold down the 1 key, the @ and 0 key at the same time. It will restart the phone and the camera should work if it's not an upper bumper problem.

Posted on Jan 08, 2010


I still can get it i press the buttons and it dont work

Posted on Feb 21, 2008


Scroll wheel does not move

Posted on Feb 15, 2008


My kick 2 wont freakin CHARGE!!!

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To those having the camera problem with the sidekick 2, the diagnostic mode is a great solution, how ever it did not work for me. but...what i did, was leave the phone plugged in, and go to the diagnostic screen as "wormuniverse " describes uncheck all that are checked, then check the disconnect battery, while leaving it plug in go a head and diconect, the phone will "buzz". let it come back on. check your camera if it still does not work repeat two or three times untill the camera "reboots". doing this worked like a charm for me.

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Quite simple, and t-mobile was no help:
This solution worked for me, YMMV.
Hit the menu key > System settings.
Within system settings, press menu, shift, and d key.
This will open up the diagnostics program. Run all of the checked options. When that completes, return to the diagnostics program again, and select only "Battery disconnect."
I left the phone in this state overnight, and the camera worked the next morning.
Hopefully this is helpful.

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