How to tune a guitar





Tuning your guitar takes practice and patience. The steps below describe how to tune your guitar once you have the 6th string in tune. However, a standard guitar tuner can help you tune each string of your guitar separately.



Steps to Tuning Your Guitar

  1. Make sure your sixth string is in tune (use reference pitch)
  2. Play the sixth string, fifth fret (A), then tune your open fifth string (A) until it they sound the same.
  3. Play the fifth string, fifth fret (D), then tune your open fourth string (D) until they sound the same.
  4. Play the fourth string, fifth fret (G), then tune your open third string (G) until they sound the same.
  5. Play the third string, fourth fret (B), then tune your open second string (B) until they sound the same.
  6. Play the second string, fifth fret (E), then tune your open first string (E) until they sound the same.
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