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How do you tune ukulele? What is the tuning code for the ukulele?

Tune your ukulele easily

You've got a brand new ukulele in your hand, with the firm will to get started with your music adventure.

But as soon as you've opened the package, you've face one problem: this music instrument is horribly off-tuned. It doesn't remotely sound like in Iz' beautiful sound "Over the rainbow" or like in Van Joyce's Reptide.

How could you easily tune your ukulele?

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accordeur : multiple types d'accordages - (guitar, ukulele C, ukulele D) - just tuning, without instrument indication

first: try to get the note Then the arrow . sometime it says "too low". Sometime it says "too high"

Loosen, tighten the string

The b means flat """bemol, too low, it should be a little bit higher pitch (C# the # means sharp

Do diagram that shows the path from string to string """key

Si la note bouge pas malgrès que vous serriez/desseriez, vérifiez que c'est bien la bonne corde

What tuning peg to tune the string?

What string is the G string? What string is the A string? Screen, right to left, left to right, upside down

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Easy step by step guide to tune your ukulele for new beginners

You've received you new ukulele, hurray! You've unpacked it, and you are so excited to play your first note. You just can't wait to be a ukulele player, at last!

But wait. Your ukulele sounds so out of tune. That's inconvenient!

How could you easily tune it?

Here is a simple, easy way to tune it.

1. Get a tuner

As seen on 13, there are multiple kind of tuner.

To start with, the best is to download a tuner on your phone. The best would be a tuner for ukuleles.

Or use an online tuner 1, 2.

2. Where are the strings?

The strings are G, C, E, and A.

Now that you have a tuner and you know the name of the string, now you are ready, right?

Wait, let's have a look at the tuner!

3. How to use a tuner?

Mode ukulele C

First, if the tuner has a ukulele C, ukulele D and a guitar mode, please select the ukulele C mode.

This mode is to tune a soprano, the concert, the tenor ukulele. It is not for the baritone ukulele (tuned in D). If you are not sure what ukulele you have, you are very likely to have a soprano ukulele, which are the most common.

Sometime, there is no mode at all.

The correct note

Now, you can play a string. For instance we will start by the G string.

Play it. If it is a note under G4444 (i.e. D444), then you need to tighten it.

It's very likely that the strings are a lot looser to start with, and that you need to tighten the string.

Where are the tuning pegs to for this string?

The arrow

Once you have the correct letter, you'll need the

Help, it's getting out of tune again!

You have just tuned your ukulele an hour ago, and it sounds already horribly out of tune?

Is your ukulele as good as trash?

I hope this article has helped you :)

I hope you have a fantastic day.

Nicholas, your ukulele teacher

Hey there! Looking for a fun way to strum your way into the world of music?

Well, look no further! I'm Nicholas, your friendly ukulele teacher extraordinaire! With my expertise and a sprinkle of laughter, I'll have you strumming those strings like a pro in no time.

Get ready to unleash your inner musician and embark on a musical journey.

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