Our free ukulele tuner is the easy way to tune your ukulele on the go. Simply click “Play” on the note that you’re trying to tune your ukulele to and “Stop” once you’re done. It’s that simple.
How Do You Tune a Ukulele?
The ukulele tuner above will help you get your ukulele in perfect tune! But how do you use it? Follow the steps below to get your ukulele in tune.
Unlike other stringed instruments, ukuleles are not tuned highest to lowest. Instead, the lowest string (the C-string) is in between the higher G-string and E-string.
- To start tuning, begin with the C string. Press “Play” next to C above to begin playing the tone.
- Loosen the string first and then begin tightening while plucking the string until the pitch is the same as the one you hear. If the pitch sounds like it’s getting further away, turn the other way. Caution: Don’t overtighten! Turning the pegs too tightly 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 ukulele, you can watch the video below.
Best Physical Ukulele Tuner
If you’re looking for something that you can take with you to your next rehearsal or practice that’s not online, we highly recommend the Korg TM50. You can read more about our favorite tuners in our guide to the best tuners for ukulele.
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.