1. Click DOWNLOAD to save the .exe file onto your desktop. After download is complete, you need to click to open and run the setup wizard file. Then you must accept the license agreement and click next. Leave the window alone for now, we will come back to this window later.
2. Put your Sidekick in "Programming Mode" by open your Sidekick to view keypad, If your phone is On, turn Off your Sidekick now. If the Sidekick is off. Press and hold the "W" key while turning on your phone.
3. Connect your Sidekick to your computer using the USB Data Cable. When "Welcome to the Found New Hardware Wizard" window popup (XP). You click Yes and next then next again at instal the software automatically. When "Cannot install this Hardware" appear, click Finish. (it is ok for it to fail install Hardware).
4. Now click "Next" and enter User Name (your name) and click "Next". Select Start menu Folder appear, you click "Next" and system will extract the file onto your computer. Please disconnect the Sidekick from you computer when the program ask you to.
5. DO NOT reconnect your Sidekick yet. The program now open the Step 1 and you need to click "Next". If your Sidekick still in "Programming Mode", you need to bypass and click "Next" until the software ask for your License Key and IMEI. Enter the License Key you provided and click "Next".
6. Now connect your Sidekick when the software ask you to do so. After you connect the Sidekick to your computer, click "Ready". A new Window appear and show "Device Connected". Your Sidekick will turn itself off and on. You notice your Sidekick Trackball will turn "BLUE", when the Sidekick trackball turn "GREEN", your Sidekick is unlocked.
7. Disconnect your Sidekick and press any key to reboot your Sidekick. If you Sidekick is waiting for Activation Screen. You could bypass the Activation Screen by hold the Menu key and press "L" key together. Enjoy your Sidekick.