How to tune a Ukulele: Without a Tuning Aid
This lesson will show you how to tune your Ukulele without
a tuner or any form of tuning aid. It's just like magic! (Well, not really)
First, if you have a regular guitar tuned so that the bottom string is 'E'
this will help you. If not, then use one of those pitch tuners, but just for the
When the bottom string is tuned, place your finger on the 5th fret of the 2nd
string and adjust the 2nd string until it sounds like the 1st string.
Then place your finger on the 4th fret of the 3rd string and adjust the sound.
Finally, on the 4th string, place your finger on the 2nd fret and strum
this string and the 1st string until they both match.