The free app GuitarTuna is a tool that brings a digital tuner that can assist the process of tuning a guitar. Available in an app for Android phones and iPhone (iOS), the ideal service for professional musicians and students who still don't know how to tune their instruments correctly. The dynamic process via software offers the possibility to adjust the sound at any place and time, according to the user's need.
The free version of the application does not require any type of login or registration to access the tools. After installation, just position the phone close to the guitar and use the indicators on the screen to increase or decrease the string tension until the correct tuning is reached. See below how to use GuitarTuna to tune your guitar with your cell phone. The tips are for phone models with Google and Apple operating systems.
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GuitarTuna offers a digital tuner that helps users tune instruments using their cell phone Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudo
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Step 1. Install GuitarTuna from the TechTudo page. Open the application and tap the "Allow Microphone Access" button. Then, go to "OK" to confirm the action;
Allow the GuitarTuna application to access the phone's microphone Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 2. To tune your guitar, choose the "Guitar" option. On the next screen, the tuner sensor goes into listening mode. At that moment, play the string of the guitar you want to tune. indicated to start the procedure with the serious "E" string, the thickest of the instrument;
Choose an instrument and start the tuning process with the GuitarTune app Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 3. Place the phone close to the "mouth" of the instrument and use the screwdrivers to increase or decrease the tension of the string you want to tune. In automatic mode, the application identifies the string and uses the standard note for correct adjustment as a reference.
Use the corresponding screwdriver to increase or reduce the tension of the rope and pay attention to the mobile pointer on the application screen. It serves as an indicator (center line) for the proper sound of the instrument, in addition to making a sound when the string is in tune. Repeat this procedure for all strings. To see other tunings, click on "Standard tuning";
Check the tuning of a guitar with the GuitarTuna app for Android and iOS Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 4. The user can touch the note indications on the screen and hear a reference tone for the tuning of each string. This turns off the automatic tuning mode and makes the service work as a tuning fork, which emits the corresponding sound of each string to be tuned. To return to automatic mode, click "Auto" to activate the switch.
Activate the manual tuning mode in the GuitarTuna` app Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Ready. Use the tip to tune your guitar or other instruments with the help of GuitarTuna for Android phones and iPhone.
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