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Jun 19, 2006, 11:29 PM

GSM 850 & Unlocking

I was wondering...will the T-Mobile Sidekick III have GSM 850?

Also, does anyone know if this will be a tough phone to get unlocked?

16 replies

Mar 28, 2009, 7:28 PM

Sidekick 3 Help

alright, just got my sidekick 3 i bought it off one of my friends, she had minutes on there when i bought it and im going to remain using her sim card (its a prepaid card) she deleted everything off before she gave me it, what i wanna know is, her email is still on mine and everything. can i send emails, send pictures, texts, everything, but is there a way she can view it cause its in her email and stuff?

May 10, 2008, 1:07 AM

sidekick 3 sim card

I am going to buy a sidekick 3 but I just want to know if i can use any sim card in a sidekick 3 e.g. china mobile, vodafone orange and it will still work ?

Mar 26, 2008, 11:31 AM

Help me decide !

Ok, I want to buy sidekick 3 but I'm not sure. In Poland there are no sidekicks , so I will need to buy it from , I guess, USA or UK. Before I will do it I need to be sure that I will be happy with using sidekick 3. I was searching for opinions of others and the comments were good as weel as bad. The bad ones discouraged me to buy it but I really want it ! I'm not gonna give up so easly. I need a pro opinion of users of Sidekick 3. But honest opinion! Tell me everything about sidekick (bad and good things). Please.
Jas Il

Jul 23, 2007, 2:59 PM

something underneath button of sk3...

i went to the beach n accidently got sand underneath the top left (with the 3 lines). is it possible to remove the button and clean it? please tell me yes. Crying or Very sad
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Aug 10, 2007, 3:35 PM


T-Mobile also might be getting another phone to add to their Sidekick selection. It is apparently called the "Sidekick Slide". From the pictures that have been released the Sidekick Slide looks to look like the same swivel screen and full QWERTY keyboard. This time the keypad is made of hard plastic buttons although the shape is in circles. The color scheme of the phone seems to be in black and purple. It has 1.3 Mega Pixel camera. It looks to be thinner the sidekick 3 all around. It also might have been designed by Motorola because the left side of the phone features a Motorola logo. It also had a t-mobile badge on the other right side. Other features that this is rumored to have is bluetooth, and MP3 player with a memory card slot. It look...
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Sep 6, 2007, 7:03 PM

wireless modem

How can i use a sidekick 3 as a wireless modem on t-mobile?????
1 reply

Aug 24, 2007, 11:31 AM


on the sidekick 3 can you browse the web while you listen to your music, might be a dumb question but i just wanted to know because im thinking about getting one. thanx in advance
3 replies

Nov 12, 2007, 5:40 PM


ok heres the deal:
my best friend and i have saved up enough money for the sidekick 3 and hers.(not sure what its callled), now i have a verizon phone with unlimited texting. I need to know if i should get the sidekick or just forget about it . from what people have said its bad recpetion, you have to have bluetooth, the camera sucks. what i have to pay i have worked for.. is it worth it really if i have another phone. tell my your pro's and con;s please in detail about what you did or didnt like. Shocked
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Feb 25, 2007, 12:56 PM

prepaid help plz

My cousin is giving me her sidekick 3 Very Happy (because shes getting a Treo) and I have a prepaid sim card already but her sidekick wasn't prepaid. How do i use my prepaid sim card with a non prepaid sidekick? Eh? Thanks in advance
7 replies

Aug 21, 2006, 11:17 AM

Any Users with Cingular?

Have any of you used this phone with Cingular's network? Im planning on buying it unlocked on ebay, and i wanted to make sure what features will work on Cingulars network. Im pretty much only wanting to make calls, text, go on AIM, and go on the Web. If any of you have used this phone on Cingulars Network or know somebody that has used the sidekick 3 on cingulars network....please help!...thanks!
9 replies

May 9, 2007, 8:36 PM

transfering ringtones to the sidekick 3

im about to buy a sk3 and i wanted to know how easy will it be to transfer ringtones to the sidekick?
3 replies

Aug 20, 2007, 10:01 PM

Youtube On Sidekick?(plz Answer)

Ca You Watch Youtube On The Sidekick by Going to m.youtube.com Because When Your Going To Create a Mobil Account On Youtube its asks you For your carrier And One of Them Is youtube So i Was Wondering if someone knew Something About It

(I Dont Have A Sidekick Crying or Very sad .......Yet Very Happy )
1 reply

Mar 7, 2007, 9:55 AM

sidekick 4

does any one have any information if they r coming out with a sk4 or is it just a rumor
2 replies

Aug 2, 2007, 2:53 PM

Sidekick ID help...!

Hey does anyone know how to set that Roller Ball that changes colors to only Purple on a sidekick ID? Mine only does Red and Green, but would LOVE for it to be purple a majority of the time. Any help is GREATLY appreciated. Thanks in advance!

Jul 6, 2007, 9:01 PM

sk3 + irc. how?

Or any other internet chat...

P.s. Browser don't support frames... Sad

Jun 12, 2007, 10:13 AM

hiptop 3 for overseas use

Hey, I'm wondering in case anyone knows about this.. can hiptop 3 be used overseas with other sim card? Will the whole phone works or just the internet function that won't be able to work?

I ask the people from Telstra (in Australia) who sells this phone, but they have no clue whatsoever.

Thanks all!

Very appreciate the feedback!

Apr 30, 2007, 5:49 PM

turning off your sidekick everyday?

When I called T-Mobile to activate my Sidekick the lady told me that I should turn off the device for at least 10 seconds (but no longer or else it loses data) every day to keep it running properly. I think that is ridiculous! Are we living in the 19th century? These things should be able to "hold information" without having to turn them on and off constantly. I forgot to turn it off for a few days and when I finally did, a whole bunch of text messages came through. So I guess you really do have to turn it off and on to make sure you're receiving things? Is anyone else having to do this?
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May 22, 2007, 1:15 PM

Project Playlist or Winamp Remote on SK3

I am thinking about getting a SK3 when my old contract is up in July, but I wanted to know if someone could check out a couple of websites for me and see how well they work...

1. projectplaylt.com: after searching for a song/band ect., can you preview or download any of the search results? My motorola e815 will let me play the songs but now DL them

2. If anyone ever uses winamp remote (which is a wicked cool thing, if you dont know, read up about it) will it play your winamp songs from the winamp remote server like its supposed to?

thanks for any help! this is my first post, so its nice to meet all of you Wink
2 replies

May 13, 2007, 8:23 AM

us sk3 in the yk

I was wondering if anyone knows if a vodafone UK sim card would work in a US sidekick 3? I know the Internet won't work, but i really need to know because i am thinking of buying one. Thanks.
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