DIY Coiled iPhone Charging Cord: Step-by-Step Guide

DIY Coiled iPhone Charging Cord: Step-by-Step Guide

While the standard charging cables for iPhones and iPads do the job, they often end up tangled or sprawled messily when not in use.

However, you can easily enhance their appearance and utility using common household items like a pen, some tape, and a hairdryer.

DIY Coiled iPhone Charging Cord: Step-by-Step Guide

Initially, your charging cable might look plain and be cumbersome to manage, especially when you need to pack it in a hurry.

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Start by wrapping the cable around a spare pen, securing each end with tape to keep it tightly coiled.

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Next, carefully heat the wrapped cable with a hairdryer for about 90 seconds on each side.

Be cautious not to overheat it to avoid melting the internal components, which could damage the cable permanently.

Once cooled, remove the tape and slide the cable off the pen.

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