How to adjust watch band

   Nowadays, many people like to wear watches. On the one hand, it can keep time, and it can show charm and taste. We can also use it as an ornament. However, the goodness of a watch depends not only on its craftsmanship and quality but also on whether it fits your hand. Especially when you have just bought a new watch, the size rarely fits your wrist. When it doesn’t fit your hand, we need to adjust the length of the watch band according to our situation in order to wear it. But many customers don’t know how to adjust watch band, in this guide, whether it’s a stainless steel band, a mesh bracelet or a classic leather band, we teach you step by step how to adjust a watch band, in order to achieve the perfect wearing result.

Table of Contents

How to adjust metal watch band

  Step 1:Find a well-lit flat surface and put the watch on your wrist to determine the number of stainless steel band links to be removed by counting.

how to adjust metal watch band

  Step 2: Prepare some simple tools to adjust watch band, including watch strap removal tool, hammer, Mizuno, pushpin, tweezers, etc.

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   Step 3: Determine which stainless steel links are removable. By looking at the back of the strap, you can find that some parts of the strap have removal arrows and some parts of the strap do not. Those with arrows are removable, otherwise, they are not.

  Some watch manufacturers provide extra links for their customers separately so that they can easily adjust the length of the strap.

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  Step 4: After determining the link to be removed, use a large pin to eject the pin from the band grain. if you eject the pin with your bare hands, you can use tweezers to remove the watch band pin.

how to adjust metal watch band

  Step 5: Repeat the above process for the other section of the strap.

  Step 6: Attach the two sides of the wristband together with the pin and gently tap the pin into the strap hole with a hammer. Please note that the top of the pin is usually in the shape of a line, so when connecting it, insert it from the top into the strap grain.

  Step 7: So that the strap length change is completed, trying on the watch to make sure that we adjust the strap length to the right length to ensure that it is comfortable to wear.

How to adjust mesh watch band

   The preparatory work is to have the relevant tools ready, as well as a table and to realise that the buckle of the webbing is fastened to the strap by grooves in the strap.

  Step 1: Lay the watch flat on the table and locate the small hole in the clasp.

  Step 2: Align the tool with the hole and use this hole to pry open the clasp.

  Step 3: Slide the clasp along the strap, slide it to the right position, align the clasp with the groove on the mesh strap, and press the clasp.

   Step 4: check whether it is comfortable and firm to wear. Note any sharp edges or protrusions that may cause discomfort.

   Note that by moving the clasp upwards along the webbing (towards the case) you are pulling the strap closer. If you slide the clasp downwards (away from the case), you are pulling the strap loose.

how to adjust mesh watch band

How to adjust leather watch band

   Adjusting a leather strap requires a different approach compared to a metal strap. The first step is to determine the buckle and the adjustable strap with holes.

  Step 1: Loosen the strap from the buckle.

  Step 2: After loosening the strap, adjust the strap to determine the length to ensure that the strap fits comfortably on the wrist.

  If you can’t find the right length in the existing holes, some watch factories can provide professional tools (hole punch) to facilitate customers to punch the holes.

 Step 3: After determining the hole punching position, put the strap into the punching pliers, adjust the position, grip the handle and clamp it, to punch a hole.

  Step 4: Re-attach the strap to the buckle. Make sure the strap is flat on the wrist.

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Conclusion-How to adjust watch band

   In short, by mastering the art of HOW TO ADJUST WATCH BANDS, you can personalize your watch band so that it fits your watch perfectly. Whether it’s a stainless steel band, a mesh bracelet or a leather band, the key is precision and attention to detail. By following the guidelines outlined in this blog, you’ll be able to confidently and skillfully adjust all straps for the perfect combination of comfort and style. With practice and patience, you will be able to enjoy your watch in a customized way that will enhance your overall wearing experience.

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