Our free bass tuner is the easy way to tune your bass on the go. Simply click “Play” on the note that you’re trying to tune your bass to and “Stop” once you’re done. It’s that simple.
How Do You Tune a Bass?
The bass tuner above will help you get your bass in perfect tune! But how do you use it? Follow these steps to get your bass in tune.
- Beginning with the G string. Press “Play” next to G above to begin playing the tone.
- Turn the tuning machine for the G string to match the pitch. If the pitch sounds like it’s getting further away, turn the other way. Caution: Don’t overtighten! Turning the tuning machine too tight can lead to the string breaking. Instead, rotate it a few millimeters at a time.
- Repeat for the remainder of the strings.
For a visual of how to tune your bass, you can watch the video below. The first video is for bass guitar, the secone video is for double bass.
Best Tuner Apps
If you’re looking for a standalone tuner app that you can download to your phone, then we’ve also got you covered. We previously wrote about the best tuner apps that you can get from the iOS App Store or Google Play Store. Read about our favorite tuner apps here.