How to Keep Your Earbuds From Getting Tangled

by Clara Blatchley

Use this quick and easy storage method so that you never have to deal with tangled earbuds again.


  • Earbuds
  • Your hands
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Get ready to rock!

    Step 2

    Hold the speakers between your thumb and forefinger.

    Step 3

    Wrap the wire around your pinkie.

    Step 4

    In a figure eight pattern, wrap the wire around your index finger and keep winding, keeping the same pattern.

    Step 5

    Should look like this.

    Step 6

    Keep winding until you have about this much wire left.

    Step 7

    Wind this section of wire under and around the middle of your figure eight until you have about an inch and a half left.

    Step 8

    Step 9

    Take the jack and push it through the bottom loop. This should hold it all together. To unwind your earbuds, simply untuck the jack and your earbuds will come undone easily.

    Step 10

    Step 11

    Finished result! Hope this helps and thanks for watching!