Can you still use Sidekick phones?

If you wish, you can still use the Sidekick for calls and text messaging. The Sidekick LX 2009 is the last model to have been released by T-Mobile.

Who manufactured the Sidekick phone?

Danger Hiptop

The original Hiptop with revised color screen
Brand Danger Inc, T-Mobile
Developer T-Mobile
Manufacturer Danger Incorporated / Flextronics / Sharp Corporation / Motorola / Samsung
Series Hiptop/Sidekick

Why did Sidekicks get discontinued?

Microsoft bought Danger Inc. As the physical keyboard became less useful, the Sidekick brand went through its biggest change in 2010: T-Mobile announced that it was dropping Danger’s data service. So, Danger turned off its servers, and older Sidekicks that relied on their data centers were rendered useless.

How do I restart sidekick?

Restore with hard reset or Recovery mode T-Mobile Sidekick 4G

  1. 1- First turn off your T-Mobile Sidekick 4G completely.
  2. 2- Keep holding on volume down and power keys together for a few seconds.
  3. 3- When the T-Mobile logo is displayed, release the buttons.

How do you reset T Mobile Sidekick?

Master reset with hardware keys

  1. Back up all data on the internal memory.
  2. Turn off the phone.
  3. Hold down the Volume Up + Volume Down keys and Power key simultaneously.
  4. When the Samsung logo appears on the screen, wait a few seconds, the Android system recovery screen will appear and release the keys.

Who owns Sidekick?

T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) today announced it’s bringing back its most beloved and iconic device — the Sidekick! And it’s even better than you remember!

What does Sidekick mean in slang?

close companion
A sidekick is a slang expression for a close companion or colleague (not necessarily in fiction) who is, or is generally regarded as, subordinate to the one they accompany.

Why did they stop making sidekicks?