Status lights: T-Mobile Sidekick 4G

Learn how to read status lights of the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G.




Status lights

To understand what the status light indicators and charging lights mean, refer to the following:


  • New SMS and MMS (blinking purple light)
  • Missed Call (blinking red light)
  • New Email (blinking blue light)
  • Power charging (steady red, yellow, or green light)


To view the settings or assign an LED color to a particular alert, follow these steps:

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap LED settings.
  4. Tap the alert you want to view or change.
  5. To change, tap the color you want for that alert.