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Someone just stole my Sidekick 3 today...is there anyway to track it or something? If I called T-Mobile would they be able to do something about it? It was during school...
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You can get your provider to GPS track it.. but you have to pay for it I think. Just call and ask

(edit) It might not work if they take out the SIM card but I don't know, call and ask anyway
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post #3 of 17
yeah,

I have Sidekick 3 myself, I agree with Jack, that expensive phone should have a GPS!


Anyway, do you like it? It's sooo sweet! Too bad, MP3 is useless for me....


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post #4 of 17
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You can get your provider to GPS track it.. but you have to pay for it I think. Just call and ask

(edit) It might not work if they take out the SIM card but I don't know, call and ask anyway
Would it work if the phone was off? I called it and it went straight to the voice mail...

It was full battery when it disappeared

/edit Yes I liked it a lot the keyboard was especially fun to play with
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If they remove the SIM card, your screwed.
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eternaldj,

Can you please tell us how it was stolen?

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I think it will work if the phone is off as long as the somewhat charged battery and the SIM card is in there. Not sure, and also, I think almost every phone on the market can be GPSed by your provider.
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post #8 of 17
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Originally Posted by DELL-HATER View Post
eternaldj,

Can you please tell us how it was stolen?

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Not sure why this would matter, but...

Today in class we had a sub so we were playing cards, I foolishly put it down for just a second to get my backpack (which was across the room) and by the time I got back to the desk, it was gone and the bell had rang so mostly everyone left the classroom
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post #9 of 17
Did you report it right?

if not, check this out,
http://support.t-mobile.com/knowbase...m23337.htm#top

EDIT: OH! damn! wait till tomorrow, and threat the class to give your phone back or they will be blown to pieces! hee hee

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post #10 of 17
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Well I'm pretty sure I had the keypad lock on (auto turns on in 30 seconds if phone isn't in use) so I doubt he could really do anything with it anyway.

But am I really screwed if the SIM card is taken out? :\\ I reported it to the deans and they already called the cops and I filled out some paper and stuff, but nothing was done today. I'm pretty sure by now the SIM card is out and the guy won't bring it to school seeing how there's only 1 week left.

/edit I'm sure that would be a great idea
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