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Apr 8, 2009, 11:28 PM

i dont get alerted until 2 to 5 mins later!!!!

i got my lx and i want it to alert me right away when i get a text but it only guves me the option of being alerted two to ten mins. after i get it can some one help me please

Sep 9, 2008, 12:44 PM

Weird bug on Sidekick LX, anyone else?

Ever since the most recent OTA update, my phone occasionally stops displaying all text other than the first character on the line. Example, when I open a text message, all the first letters on each line display , but nothing else. I called T Mobile and they said they would call back in 2 hours, but they never did. =\

Only fix so far is restarting the phone...

Jul 8, 2008, 5:38 AM


ok so i plan on buying a sidekick soon
but one problem, i don't know which one i want
SLIDE: i like the color of the scarlet slide
and how sturdy the sliding mechanism feels
i don't know about the keyboard though
i'm a 17 yr old boy and i have pretty large fingers
and i like the overall shape of the slide
LX: LOVE the screen, great keyboard
like having a flash for the camera
(even though the camera sucks, slide's camera is better)
i don't really like how big it is
and how flimsy the swivel feels
also don't like that there is less internal
memory than the slide
and now that they are the same price
i'm really stuck!
(i would get the brown skLX absolutely hate blue)
any comments or suggestions would be great
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Aug 6, 2008, 7:53 PM

Updating a sidekick lx unlocked

i have a sk lx that has been cable unlocked. I want to update to the new firmware so i can have all the new goodies that it comes with. I am wondering if the phone will relock if i update it or not. If someone could let me know that would be great.

Jun 9, 2008, 11:03 PM

new firmware update....

adds camorder
adds quick search or that iphone/apple feature

fixs bugs?

all i know is a new one in the works becuz i just got saying here at the office how iphone was gonna release a firmware to the iphone 1, and how i phone 2 is really gonna be just g3 upgrade but i guess i have to see what else is in the update and ill let yall know

ps is sprint hiring?? lol jk
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Apr 16, 2008, 2:43 PM

Can Opera be put on the Sidekick LX?

I'm curious if I could put Opera on a sidekick lx. Id like to be able to check out Youtube and what not.

Im trying to figure out a way to put ringers on the this F'er also...

thanks for any help in advance!
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Apr 20, 2008, 8:51 PM


I just got the sidekick and I want to customize its ringtone but have no ideas where to go. I've used a Dash, n pearl before and this LX is sorta confusing to navigate around.
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May 20, 2008, 7:28 PM

Sidekick LX Skins (Decals)

Has anyone bought any?

http://www.gyvergear.net/products/danger/sidekicklx/ ... »
^^^I'm thinking about buying this one

Will it look ok with the blue sidekick lx?

Thanks in advance.

May 4, 2008, 11:41 AM

slow aol email

I just got the sidekick lx and it takes way way longer to retieve my aol mail than it did on my sidekick 3. Anyone else having this problem? Also, does anyone know how to set up the phone so you can view videos on tiny tube?

Sep 26, 2007, 6:31 PM


As someone who runs a T-mobile kiosk in the middle of a shopping mall. Not only is it our most popular phone, but it's the pioneer of messaging phones. Why do you think all the other carriers started carrying messaging phones. Because the sidekick sales have been solid for going on 5 years all the way back to the orginal sidekick. T-mobile isn't stupid either they continue to keep interest level going by coming out with new models and improving the device. The sidekick ID is only $50 now making ita affordable to almost everyone.
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Apr 4, 2008, 3:30 PM

get over it

this and all the other sidekicks are bad phones. get over it 😉
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Jan 23, 2008, 2:25 PM


hi.. so im 28 yrs old and dying to leave this whole blackberry world for a while... just want something new. Looking into the sidekick lx or slide.. question 1.. this is supposedly targeted for the "younger market" thinking teens... so am i too old for it.. lol serious question. 2nd question if i do opt to change to sidekick.. which one do i go for LX or slide.. i love the slide feature but the keyboard looks like it was made for a child playing with a toy. plus the keyboard isnt as comfy as the LX. The LX is bigger and bulkier yet looks more grown up and has a great keyboard and large screen. Ah what to do?!
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Apr 11, 2008, 5:21 AM

Sharp Sidekick LX vs Motorola Sidekick Slide...

I love Sidekicks, although am in huge debate about what sidekick should i get. I saw both are incredible, but i have to decide myself in one. Which one is the best??? I have heard that the Slide is over the LX, but am not 100% sure. Please anyone help me!!!!! I really need to know from those who already have one of those two!
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Apr 11, 2008, 5:15 AM

Sharp Sidekick LX vs Motorola Sidekick Slide...

I love Sidekicks, although am in huge debate about what sidekick should i get. I saw both are incredible, but i have to decide myself in one. Which one is the best??? I have heard that the Slide is over the LX, but am not 100% sure. Please anyone help me!!!!!

Apr 3, 2008, 10:56 AM

Bluetooth headset?

Ive been trying to use my new insignia bluetooth headset with my sidekick LX and it doesnt seem to be working. This is depressing because I spent a fairly large ammount on it. Any clue how to make it work?

Feb 21, 2008, 10:29 AM

Sidekick lx $180 @ Best Buy

I went into Best Buy a few weeks ago and they are selling the lx for $180 with new actv/2 yr contract....its under their new launch of Best Buy Mobile. I didn't see it up on their website but definitely check out your local store.
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Mar 19, 2008, 1:06 PM

i freakin love it

it's so awsome my brothers girlfriend has it and i want it so bad but i have a nokia Xpressmusic 5300 its pretty cool cause it has radio and yeah but i can't text as fast as i want to cause it don't have qwerty 😁

Mar 1, 2008, 5:17 PM

V-Card only OPP Bluetooth profile?

Was looking at the specs for the phone, and it notes that OPP only works w/a V-Card... what does that mean exactly?

Reason I ask, I have a co-worker w/one of these phones that I'm trying to transfer files to (mp3's, etc), and I'm using a Cingular-based LG CU320 to no avail.

Any ideas on how this can be done? Thanks!

Oct 23, 2007, 5:24 PM

Is it still missing.....

these things that my Kick3 doesn't have:

Alarm Clock

Zoom for the camera

A case that will protect the #$%@ thing so it doesn't get all battered like the one I have (and I don't mean that black nerd pouch that it came with in the box).
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Sep 27, 2007, 9:01 AM

poop brown!

Is it just my monitor, or is the color poop brown?
Is it scratch and sniff too?
🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣
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