3 Put your third fingertip of your fingerboard hand just behind the fifth fret on 4th string - the D string.
That will give you a G note. You know what to do ...tune the 3rd string to that.
4 Put the tip of your third finger of your fingerboard hand just behind the fourth fret on the G string. That’s a B note.
Tune your B or second string to that note. Now, as you just noticed, it isn't always the 5th fret.
Put the first fingertip of your fingerboard hand just behind the fifth fret on the B string.
Tune the first string to that and now you have the high E string in tune.
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There are a few things to know. The way that you wrap your stings around the post is very important.
I suggest at least 3 wraps but wrapping the whole string would be ridiculous.
In the old days folks did that in case they broke a string they could tie a knot in one end and restring the guitar.
That doesn't work well with metal strings.
Besides, I always say, if a string breaks it's time to change them all.
They sound much better when they're new.
Also, never tune down and leave it there. Tune up.
It'll stay in tune better. Make sure that you can find a proper gauge set of strings for the type of guitar that you play.
Classical nylon strings have no magnetic properties and can't work on an electric guitar with magnetic pickups.
Heavy gauge strings are harder to play but they will be more likely to stay in tune.
A lot of people like lighter strings to play blues or to bend notes. No matter what gauge string you use at first your hand will not "know" the strings, as well. Also, your hand will get stronger if you use heavier strings.
I played acoustic 12 string guitar almost exclusively for 10 years of my 50 years as a player. That made my hand stronger.
When I picked up my old Telecaster with 009 - 042 set on it, I almost stretched the string around the neck while bending them. I say screw the hand exercise things that you squeeze for a half an hour a day. Just play guitar and you'll get more out of it.
Now go tune that sucker up and play.... Git........... go on...
If you have a chance check out this page. How to transpose chords of a song