Many beginning guitarists struggle when it comes to tuning the guitar. It’s a major stumbling block for them. Some end up quitting altogether because every time they start to play what comes out doesn’t sound right. A beginner should understand that guitar tuning is something you get better at with practice. Ear development takes time.
A beginner should practice tuning the guitar so that he can become better and better at it. Your friends won’t be around all the time to tune your guitar for you.
How does one tune the guitar?
Well firstly, here’s the standard tuning of a six string guitar:
6th string: E
5th string: A
4th string: D
3rd string: G
2nd string: B
1st string: E
The first string being the thinnest, and the sixth string the fattest.