Sidekick won't turn on

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missb
Sidekick won't turn on

I turned off my son's sidekick last Sunday night. It was fully charged, but when i tried to turn it on yesterday, it just wont turn on. Nothing happens, does anyone have any idea what this could be? It's not even a year old yet.

   

   

Hot2na
Re: Sidekick won't turn on

i am not familiar with the sidekick but i did get some great google results. try this:

Sounds like one of two things. Either the battery in the Sidekick is bad (and won't charge) or the connection between the device and the charger is damaged. My guess would be the battery. To check this, if you can remove the battery from the Sidekick and put it into another Sidekick, you can then try to charge the battery in the other device and see if it charges. If it doesn't, then it is definitely the battery.

If you do still have another Sidekick, you can also try putting that battery into the new Sidekick to see if it works and if it charges.

Once you have determined if the problem is the battery or the connection in the Sidekick (and hopefully, it is just the battery), then I would suggest buying a new battery. Make sure that you get a new (not used battery) for the device from a reputable company. The wrong or incorrect battery can totally ruin your device.

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RainOnaPond
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I totally killed one of my sidekicks by plugging it into the wrong adapter once. I had to get the whole piece where you connect your charger to your phone replaced, and a new battery. Definitely sounds like a battery issue. Hope its nothing serious. 

missb
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Ok the outcome was that I had plugged the charger into an outlet that obviously wasnt working. When i went back to the T-mobile store, he plugged it into a charger there and it was perfectly fine. I, on the other hand was slightly embarassed....

Anonymous Visitor
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ive had a ton of sidekicks and there great phones but horrible to have. if your a teenager there perfect other than that no one else should have them. they constantly have problems. they are the number one phone on the market with problems and t-mobile makes so much money with them. the usual problems are battery and random unknown problems. my sidekick the other day shut off for no reason and it wouldnt turn on. it happened to be over heated from the charger and i only had it plugged in over night. i couldnt use it for a whole week. if anything always call t-mobile. they always help and you dnt always have to pay :D

Anonymous Visitor
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so i just came back from walking my dog, and when putting away the leash, i dropped my Sidekick 09.
i JUST got this phone around febuary and it is now mid-may.
when i dropped it, the battery and the back cover popped off!
i thought that if i put everything back together, you know. it would work again, but it doesnt even turn on!! :[
ive dropped this phone like twice so far? its really brand new, i dont get it.
it doesnt turn on at all!
help? D':

Anonymous Visitor
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i havent used my sidekick in a while because it was always my back up phone butt it cant charge every time i plug it up it says to leave it on the charger for a couple minutes but ive left it on for hours and it wont work

hubby
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Try leaving it on and letting the battery drain down to 0%.. If it still won't take a charge you may need to replace the battery, the charger, or the phone itself..

Anonymous Visitor
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hey my sidekick is not truing on I do not know why and i chared it too but still it been gay can you please if you do not mind help me

Anonymous Visitor
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thats my problem but myns i took off the battery and it turned on and then like it looks all weird like it looks like a old ass tv shuting down
Anonymous Visitor
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[quote=Anonymous Visitor]i havent used my sidekick in a while because it was always my back up phone butt it cant charge every time i plug it up it says to leave it on the charger for a couple minutes but ive left it on for hours and it wont work[/quote] what do i do?

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