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December 28, 2020

How to put a lanyard on a phone

Putting a lanyard on a phone can be useful for several reasons. If you need to keep your phone handy, but don’t have pockets, hanging it safely around your neck will be a welcome change.

Wearing a phone on a lanyard is a smart move, particularly when you’re travelling as it won’t be an easy target for thieves. When you give your child their first phone, they might benefit from a lanyard they can wear around their neck to keep their phone safe. 

To prevent opportunistic pickpockets from taking it while you are distracted, you should always wear your phone under a layer of clothing like a sweatshirt or jacket. 

The elderly can also benefit from a phone lanyard, as it will help them to keep track of their phone while they are out and about. And finally, if you’re hiking and want to keep your hands free for other tasks, keeping your phone around your neck will make sure it’s always safe. Read on to learn some of the best ways to add a lanyard to your phone.

Method one

Method one

Putting a lanyard on your phone shouldn’t be difficult if you have an older style phone. These phones would typically have a small notch in the corner of the phone with a bar over it. This will allow you to thread a loop of fabric through and then push the length of the lanyard through this loop to create a secure knot. You can then wear the phone around your neck with ease.

Method two

Method two

If your phone doesn’t have this loop, consider purchasing a phone case that has one included. A phone case with two clips on the top or a single clip in the middle will allow you to wear your phone safely and securely around your neck. A wallet style phone case with slots for your cards and cash will allow you to carry all of your essentials without the need for pockets.

Method three

Method three

If you can’t find a case to suit your phone, a specialist pouch could offer a quick fix. Professional custom lanyards are available with lots of different attachments on the end, including clear plastic pouches. These are often used to store items like identification badges for events, or maps and programmes for a conference. This type of clear pouch would be the perfect size for housing a phone. The added benefit of using a plastic pouch is that your phone will be protected from splashes. 

Method four

Method four

You don’t have to attach a full-size lanyard to your phone. A wrist strap lanyard can be just as effective for helping you to keep track of your items. You wear the strap around your wrist and then hold on to the phone. If you drop your phone, the wrist strap will stop it from falling to the ground. This can be helpful while you are at a conference or concert when big crowds would make it difficult to find a dropped phone.

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