How to Choose the Best Cellphone Headset

Finding the best headset for your cellphone is a task that shouldn't be taken lightly. There will be occasions that require you to use a headset instead of directly speaking into your cellphone. While driving, your attention must be focused on your environment. Using one hand to drive and the other to find a comfortable position for your cellphone is too distracting. With a few simple tips, you will be able to find the perfect one for your cellphone.

Things You'll Need

  • Cell phone
  • Headset
  • Time
  • Budget


    • 1

      Set a price range for your headset purchase. Once you know your limit, it will be easier to find a reasonable headset to fit your budget. You can locate a headset for your cellphone virtually everywhere. Headsets are sold in dollar stores, convenience stores and many online stores as well. The more features you desire for a cellphone headset, the higher the price range.

    • 2

      Discover what features are important in a headset. Many cellphone headsets can pull double duty. Not only can they function well with cellphones, but some of them can even be used with VoIP services. The cheaper cellphone headsets connect to your device via a cable. If you're not partial to being tethered to your cellphone in that manner, then purchase a Bluetooth headset. This option will free you from cables and even offer a farther range.

    • 3

      Know that it may have a fabulous price tag, but horrible audio quality. You do not want to spend all of your time repeating your conversation because callers cannot understand you. Pricier cellphone headsets can sometimes offer an improved sound quality over cheaper ones.

    • 4

      Choose a cellphone headset that suits your personality. Having a sleek design and a splash of color will often sway you towards a particular headset. No one wants a large bulky model that looks totally unattractive. Some cellphone headsets include multiple colors that allow you to customize them according to your preference.

    • 5

      Make sure your new headset is comfortable. If the device feels awkward and stiff, you won't use it too often. Using a cellphone headset that can be worn for multiple hours is an asset. You will easily forget that it is attached to your ear because of the comfort it provides. Most cellphone headsets come fully equipped with customizable ear buds for each comfort level.

Tips & Warnings

  • Always be prepared to adjust some settings for a better photo taking experience.
  • Purchase a tripod to help produce a clearer photo.
  • Edit your digital photos for better quality.
  • Don't use a cellphone or cellphone headset when it is illegal or dangerous, such as when driving.
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