This 'hook-em-horns' method is one of the ones featured in a comprehensive list put together by our friends at Lifehacker—follow the link to read through a number of different options, covering everything from binder clips to braiding. Hopefully there's something there that will suit your needs, and you can always resort to wrapping your headphones around your smartphone to keep them tangle-free (though again, treat them with due respect).


Taking better care of your headphones isn't particularly difficult or time-consuming but the long-term effects are going to be noticeable. If you've got any cleaning or untangling tips of your own that you've discovered, then share them through the discussion below.

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