How to Tune Your Guitar
Updated: Mar 8
Just like playing the guitar, tuning takes practice, and for many new players it can be confusing and frustrating. So the best thing you can do is to take your time and take it step-by-step.
In this video, Christian Triola, author of The Missing Method for Guitar books, takes you through each step of the tuning process, showing you the easiest ways to tune your guitar.
Besides the video, here are some resources that can help:
Names of the guitar strings from thick to thin:
E (Thickest string)
E (Thinnest string)
--OR-- remember the saying: Eddie Ate Dynamite Good Bye Eddie
Ultimate Guitar Tuner
Pitch Lab Lite
Regular tuners: • Korg Tuner • Clip on Snark Tuners Also, be sure to check out The Missing Method for Guitar’s Beginner Guitar All-in-One Guide. It'll give you everything you need to get started playing and determine where you want to focus as you begin playing. And as is our policy, it's available in a left-handed edition.