How to Open Watch Band Deployants

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How to Open Watch Band Deployants
Metal watches may use deployant clasps. (Winston Davidian/Photodisc/Getty Images)

A watch band deployant, also referred to as a butterfly or sliding clasp, secures a watch on your wrist. A deployant clasp is typically fancier than a standard buckle clasp. It's available on most metal watch bands. To put the watch on or remove it, you must open the deployant.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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    Unlock the clasp by lifting up on the watch band deployant clasp.

  2. 2

    Pull out the watch band on both sides of the clasp so the clasp unfolds and expands. The watch now may be removed or placed on the wrist.

  3. 3

    Lock the wrist band deployment by folding the top half of the clasp over the bottom half of the clasp. Snap the two pieces together so they lock.

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