Danger Service to be discontinued for T-Mobile’s Sidekick

March 1, 2011
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An executive has leaked that T-Mobile's Danger service for the Sidekick will be discontinued for Sidekick devices effective May 31, 2011. The Service, created by Microsoft, is what the Sidekick relies on exclusively for it's data services. The move may be peremptory as word was recently leaked of a 4G Sidekick coming to T-Mobile soon. The new Sidekick will run Android 2.3 Gingerbread, have a full QWERTY keyboard and support HSPA+.

To help Sidekick customers easily transition to a new device, T-Mobile plans to offer special deals for moving to a new device and will be announcing them in the weeks ahead. Additionally, T-Mobile has several online tools with which to export old data off what will quickly become an obsolete platform.

For data export of contacts, photos, calendars, etc. from the Danger Service, T-Mobile suggests Sidekick fans take advantage of their enhanced Web tool at myt-mobile.com. There's also an app available in the Sidekick Catalog with which to export data from the Sidekick's memory card. Users will also be able to go to T-Mobile stores when they upgrade to a new headset and have the data transferred directly by customer service staff. Just be sure to bring along the Sidekick and any memory card to affect the transfer.

The deadline is May 31, 2011.


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  • http://digg.com/users/OmegaWolf Silver Fang

    So, T-Mo is still going to bring out that Android 2.3 Sidekick, but it won’t require Danger for its data service?

  • http://digg.com/users/OmegaWolf Silver Fang

    So, T-Mo is still going to bring out that Android 2.3 Sidekick, but it won’t require Danger for its data service?

  • SnurgleFluffs

    I just got a txt from t-mobile saying my service would be discontined as of 5/31. So, i’m leaving t-mobile after being with them for around 10 years (being 22 this is more impressive) to go to a PREPAID plan that wll offer me an Android 2.2 phone, with unlimited Data, TXT, Pix, IM, email and 300 Minutes for $25.
    If T-mobile no longer wants my business, fine. I’ve already found someone else <3

    • shawnghill

      So am I changing to Virgin Mobile! I’m done with T-mobile b u l l s h i t !!!!!
      They dont care about the deaf and hearing impaired comminite! All they see is MONEY!!!!

  • SnurgleFluffs

    I just got a txt from t-mobile saying my service would be discontined as of 5/31. So, i’m leaving t-mobile after being with them for around 10 years (being 22 this is more impressive) to go to a PREPAID plan that wll offer me an Android 2.2 phone, with unlimited Data, TXT, Pix, IM, email and 300 Minutes for $25.
    If T-mobile no longer wants my business, fine. I’ve already found someone else <3

  • Shiru_666

    @snurgleFluffs I am with u I have less yrs with t-mobile I have been a faithful costumer 6yrs and like u say i will rather change to pre pay..

  • GREYCLOUDRECORDS

    HOW DO YOU FIND/ ACCESS THE ENHANCED WEB TOOL ON THE T MOBILE WEBSITE?