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How can I wear my headset and glasses in a way that doesn't hurt?

If you have other glasses, this may be your solution: Remove the screws from both temples and set aside. Using the hinge on the glasses as an anchor, replace temples with elastic cord cut-to-size to ...
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How can I wear my headset and glasses in a way that doesn't hurt?

I actually slide a single piece of folded tissue between my frames and my head. works great, and I don't have to have a loose headset.
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Fastest way to untangle headphones

In the 5th grade I had the same problem. So did half my class so our teacher showed us a way. All you have to do is wrap the headphones around your hand then when you take them off tie some sturdy ...
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How to reattach headphone cables that have separated

If the connector is not too large, you can use heatshrink sleeve. You need a sleeve with a diameter large enough that you can slide it over the connector, and small enough that it will be a tight fit ...
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How do I make it so no one can hear my music when i have my earphones in?

Headphones come in two varieties - closed and open With open headphones there is a hole somewhere in the headphone body that allows sound from the back side of the speaker to exit the headphones into ...
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Alternatives to buying new foam for the headphone and microphone?

Kitchen sponges are real cheap and you can cut them to the exact shape you need and superglue them or otherwise affix them to your headset. They may be similarly flimsy but they're very cheap to ...
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How to prevent being startled by co-workers while listening to music at your desk?

You could try bone conduction headphones instead of usual ones. Those conduct the sound not by air but through the bones of your skull, thus leaving your ears free to hear your surroundings. I ...
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How do you stop headphone wires from breaking?

Use zip-ties across a loop at each end to prevent tugging. These cables fail because of tugging and bad rubber on the wires. The bad rubber will now not tear, and tugging at the weakest spot is not ...
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How can I wear my headset and glasses in a way that doesn't hurt?

I have found that if you put the temples between the ear and headphone it is not as uncomfortable as when the temple is between the head and the ear with the headphone pressing on the ear. So it's ...
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How can I wear my headset and glasses in a way that doesn't hurt?

I cut small holes in the pleather that holds the pads onto the cans and slip the arms in there so that the arms are between the pads and cans rather than between the pads and my head. This means i ...
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How to make sure nobody can hear anything when I'm listening music through my headphones

After reading many answers, almost all just say the same thing to record audio and then listen or ask someone. Also since you need a 'hack' or a 'shortcut' which should require only your assessment so,...
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Fastest way to untangle headphones

Untangling When it's tangled, be patient and push loose ends towards the knots instead of pulling on a knotted piece. Or if you have a pin, use that to loosen the knots Prevention without extra ...
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How can I wear my headset and glasses in a way that doesn't hurt?

I have the same problem with my Sony MDR 7506 headphones and I solved it my just bending the headpiece (gently) so that the headphones are wider and the head set partly rests on the top of my head. ...
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How to reattach headphone cables that have separated

I use tape. It works fine, just not very attractive. A little stiffening of the wire is not a problem and the tape reinforces connection between the broken parts.
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Fix ear cup foam and leather

The way the cover edge is cut (in VVVVV shape), shows is not glued into the cup—it's a "press-fit" which means it is held in place between two plastic pieces inside the cup by pressure. There's no ...
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How to fix earphone foam

Based on my prior comment which the OP confirmed as accepted answer. Even if the company doesn't allow returns or replacements, it's their mess up, so they should fix it, since they are the ones that ...
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How do I know if my phone's jack slot is broken and not my headphones?

So you have established that both the headset and the phones are working as expected when connected to other devices. I suspect the fault to be a kind of wear-in effect between socket and plug. The ...
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Stop headphone cord from tangling

I would suggest using a binder clip and a specific roll up style: Every office has these in abundance. You can easily roll up the ear bud cord using a figure 8 motion using two fingers (index and ...
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How to fix the broken plastic of headphone/earphone wires?

Use heat shrink instead of tape. That won't slip around after it shrinks around the damaged area.
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How to clean white, sticky substance on headphone band?

Explanation: As the parts of the headband and earphone cushion where the hair touches the equipment is affected, I suspect that something you use in your hair has reacted with the materials used on ...
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How to deal with frayed broken wired earphone / headphone and/ or aux cable wires?

Since that appears to be a coaxial headphone cable, it's unlikely there's a good way to fix the damage shown. If you have special tools, it might be possible to cut completely through the cable, ...
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How do I make it so no one can hear my music when i have my earphones in?

You can use earmuffs (like the ones they use at construction sites) together with your phones to make diy noise cancelling head phones. But this is only if you can't afford to buy headphones/headset (...
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How to prevent headphones from getting entangled?

I use a plastic Ziploc bag, and leave the earbuds and the plug sticking out of the end. Then I close the "zipper" as far as it will go, leaving half an inch for the buds & plug. This prevents my ...
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How to patch up newer style headphone cables

The wires still have insulation, it's just that it's a very thin, probably clear, coating of some insulating plastic that is adhered to the wire rather than being a sheath. Use something abrasive to ...
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How to patch up newer style headphone cables

In some of the recent headphones, I have seen thin insulation which is hard to detect. It is thin white (colour may change) thread like material overlapped around wires inside rubber outer layer. ...
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How to wear the headphone with less stress for my head?

Well assuming the issue is with the headband, I'd suggest using Headband Cover. This covers the headband with soft padding, so it won't hurt even when tight. Personally not using any, but from quick ...
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How to wear the headphone with less stress for my head?

The headband of the earphones is like a spring. Most probably there is a metal band molded inside it to hold its shape and keep it fitted snugly against your ears. When you pull the earpieces apart [...
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How to fix earphone foam

Go get a nice soft sponge, trace/measure the shape of your headphones on a piece of paper, and cut the sponge to make pads. Then, go online and find Disposable Sanitary Earpiece Covers for Small ...
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How to reattach headphone cables that have separated

A friend braided a leather covering for his sons earphones, (while the earphones were new) and the earphones lasted much longer than any before or since, and the wire was as flexible as was needed for ...
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