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Aug 19, 2009, 4:17 PM
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Crying or Very sad I had this phone since it came out and just wanted to know if there is any websites that i can go on my phone to download backgrounds app and any of those things to my phone ofcurse for free $$$$$$$$ LOL Thanks Twisted Evil
Try phonezoo.com Rolling Eyes

Jun 27, 2009, 5:01 PM
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replacement screen

anyone know where i could find a replacement screen
well send it back if you have it for less than a year its still cover by the factory warrenty but next time get a screen procterctor

Apr 27, 2009, 9:59 PM
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According to phonearena.com...

this has UMTS 850. Can someone confirm?

If that is true, then it is compatible for on AT&T's 3G network.

http://www.phonearena.com/htmls/T-Mobile-Sidekick-LX ... »
I can only confirm that it is UMTS Very Happy
According to our site on T-mobile it has 850 but not UMTS. So no 3G on at&t which makes sense, why would T-mobile make a phone to work on a 3G which they don't use.
It does not have UMTS (WCDMA) 850.

Early prototype versions did, and an early draft of T-Mobile's spec sheet did say that, but the final version does not have it, and the final T-Mobile spec sheet shows that. I've confirmed this with both T-Mobile ...

May 2, 2009, 1:39 PM

Touch Screen

any word on if it will be touch screen or not?
It is not a touchscreen.

Apr 22, 2009, 6:29 PM

upgrade in december

I currently have my old sidekick lx for almost 2 years now i got it in december in 2007 and i know that my contract is up this december in 2009.

So will I be able to get the phone for the cheaper price?

& also what is Push notifications? i know that might seem off topic but i dont know what it is. ok thanks alot! Very Happy
Doesn't TMO have 22 month upgrades as other major carriers?

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Apr 17, 2009, 1:48 PM


Ok per TMONEWS.com the HSU fee should be 199.99 however I went online to place my pre-order and it's showing the base price of 449.99!!!!! Why the huge difference? Do I have to call customer service to place the pre-order so that I get the 199.99 base price?
Well you are only eligible for that price if you havent changed your phone in a really long time.If you have changed your phone recently then you can't get it at that price.If I were you I would cc service anyway.
Customers eligible for full discount on their upgrades will get this device for $249.99 and have a $50 mail in rebate. Only standard post pay customers are eligible to purchase this phone during the pre-sale period.
Ok so I called and basically because I did a HSU within the last 22months I'm not eligible for full discount (which they said would be 199.99) and customer service cannot place pre-orders either they said you have to do it online, oh well Sad
Sounds like another overpriced dumb phone Smile Twisted Evil Very Happy Laughing Twisted Evil

Apr 17, 2009, 2:28 AM

looks great, but...

will it have wifi and be able to stream music and video(youtube)?
i don't know if it will have music streaming, but i do know it will have you tube. you will even be able to upload videos directly from your sidekick lx 2009!!! Very Happy
It does not have WiFi, but it does have 3G.

It does have YouTube.

Apr 22, 2009, 8:27 PM

When will it be a smart phone?

The following is my opinion but feel free to add yours I don’t mind Very Happy

Okay yeah I don't think I will ever understand how this phone, that changes very little every year, ever got so popular.

There are tons of good texting phones out there and they are usually cheaper. I mean what is so great about this phone the poor camera? Or the fact that it flips up? Or that you have to have the phone in two hands to use?
Seriously why is this phone listed as a Smartphone everywhere I look? Is there something about it that I just don't get? Is it because a few famous people use it on T-Mobile commercials? Or that you can get the D-Wade edition or the Slim Shady edition or whatever cool edition there is that makes the phone an extra...

Apr 22, 2009, 2:01 AM

will it b able to play mpegs?

i would love to watch my ted conferences whole i goto to work. the 3gp format is horrible.
please advise

Apr 19, 2009, 1:00 PM

Sync Google Through Exchange?

Since Google uses Exchange for iphone and Windows Mobile syncing, will it possible to use the SK to sync google contacts, and calendar?

Apr 17, 2009, 1:51 AM
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Is the WCDMA 2100...?

Euro compatible? or is the AWS side of 2100?
Yes, the new Sidekick can roam on Euro 3G networks.

On Phone Scoop, "2100" always means the European 3G band (band I). We always refer to AWS (band IV) as just "1700", so as not to confuse it with anything European. Smile
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