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Wireless Buddy

Sep 26, 2007, 6:51 PM

I don't understand the keyboard

How can you have a QWERTY keyboard in between to large navigation clusters? It looks damn near impossible to type since must people who use QWERTY phone like to wrap their hands around the sides, and with this phone it doesn't look like it would work.

Granted, I've never used a Sidekick before so maybe it's easier than it looks in the photos, but jeez. I'll keep my Samsung i730 portrait keyboard thank you.
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Jan 25, 2008, 4:20 AM

Is it possible for you to choose an mp3 to be a ringtone?

If not, is there a way to get a full song that you have as a ringtone at all? I don't mean them gay 3 dollar rip off 10 second clips.
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Jan 9, 2008, 3:27 PM

what type of files are the ringtones on the sidekick lx

i own a sklx and running around to get ringtones for free a friend of mine ask me if the ringtones use by sklx ware file..mmf
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Jan 21, 2008, 2:17 AM


ok...maybe I'm and idiot but..i tried to have a friend blue tooth a picture to me and i don't ever receive it...nothing pops up on my screen or anything. i know my blue tooth is on and we are pairing. is there something i missed? what am i doing wrong. please help!!
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Jan 24, 2008, 12:17 PM

text message? how much does it hold?

how much text message does this lx hold?

isn't there anyway to make the text message save onto the memory card, so that it doens't take up room as a default?
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Feb 17, 2008, 5:12 PM


can u have the sidekick and not have internet?

or do you have to buy the data plan?
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Feb 8, 2008, 11:22 AM

Price Drop for Sidekick lx

Do any T-mobile reps know if there will be a price drop on the LX anytime in the next few months? I am having trouble bringing myself to pay $300.

Oct 12, 2007, 8:30 PM

my next phone?

should i get either of the sidekicks when they come out or RIM's pearl or curve? i'm having trouble deciding. i personally do a lot of texting and web browsing. i frequently check my email but usually does not require that i reply from my phone. prices for features or phones are irrelevant.
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Dec 26, 2007, 1:20 AM


How long does it take to charge the sidekick lx? I have the sidekick lx and was curious to find out if my may take to long to charge. thanks
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Dec 9, 2007, 10:10 PM


can i use mp3s as ringtones? or do i have to buy them?

help me out please!!!!!
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Nov 29, 2007, 7:46 PM

Mail client -- wonky?

I use pop to access my yahoo mail premium account. Sometimes outgoing mail isn't sent, sometimes incoming mail is missed, sometimes I don't receive it until I reboot my phone.

It seems like maybe the mail client gets stuck in a loop or just stops functioning after awhile.

People aren't receiving my messages about a quarter of the time, which makes the whole mail client basically useless. I have to depend on webmail to ensure delivery, but I shouldn't have to.

Anyone else have these problems?

Nov 26, 2007, 10:43 PM

purple keyboard

I wanted to know if anyone else with a sidekick lx has purple lit keys on there fone becuase i have a blue sidekick lx and my keys light up white but my friends keys light up with a purplish tint. it is kinda weird so i wanted to know if anyone else has experienced that

Nov 17, 2007, 7:08 PM

Sidekick LX Usability Speed Test


Oct 28, 2007, 12:16 PM

conference calling?

how do you conference call on da sidekicklx? im not quite understanding how to do it. can sum1 help me out
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Nov 17, 2007, 3:08 PM

MicroSDHC Support

Just to let everyone know, Sidekick LX has FULL SDHC support. I am using a 6gb card with 1032 192kbps mp3 files. It's AWESOME!!!

FYI the software can't report the free space on the card, but does not effect use.

I got the 6GB sdhc from Amazon shipped for 75 bucks.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000UZOSM6 »

The LX should be able to take SDHC cards up to 32GB according to the SDHC standard, whenever they start making them.

Nov 7, 2007, 2:59 PM
over in the "Review: Sidekick LX" discussion:

too little. . .too late

If this phone was released about a year ago I think it would be something to get excited about. But after the release of the Apple iphone and the upcoming release of the LG-VX10000 I would have to say this device is a bit behind the 8 ball. . .
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The King of Kingz

Nov 7, 2007, 9:14 PM
over in the "Review: Sidekick LX" discussion:


Hey Eric its actually still a 1.3 mp camera and not a 2 like u stated in the video.

Just a Heads up ๐Ÿ˜
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Nov 1, 2007, 3:20 PM

when is it out in europe

does ne one kno when its out in europe my dad is in the military and does any know where i can buy it without havin to get a plan or just buying the phone without a contract then when u get it set up wen u get it and also where can i buy it and set up flex pay yuh i gotta lotta questions hit me up dre92p@yahoo.com if you kno alot
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Nov 7, 2007, 7:00 PM
over in the "Review: Sidekick LX" discussion:


"You can hold down select on the trackball when a name or number is higlighted to bring up a contextual menu that will let you dial or text that contact, however you cannot just press the send key to dial the selected number. For some reason Danger insists that the send key is a page down key, even in lists with telephone numbers."

When you want to call a contact all you have to do is double click the send butoon. =O OMG Say it aint soooooooo!!!!!!
Yes it's true, try it for yourself if u think it's not true. lol
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Oct 17, 2007, 7:08 PM

Immediate reactions to my LX

So I picked up a blue LX today (to use in place of my Sidekick III). A few immediate reactions:

- keyboard is different, I think it's more similar to my Sidekick II, gone are the glassy buttons. Not sure if I like it better or worse after using the Sidekick III.

- Same size device, just thinner and lighter. They may have 'moved' some of the electronics by having less rounded edges, in some senses it's larger but definitely thinner.

- Seems quite a bit slower to use, to navigate around (noticeable delays) than my Sidekick III. This is the most troubling aspect of it.

- TMobile told me my SKIII charger would work on the LX and vice-versa - NOT TRUE. The two are NOT compatible.

- Switched from mini-SD to Micro-SD so I could...
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