Introduction: How to Play a G Chord on Guitar

Struggling to learn some chords on your guitar?

Learn how to play a simple G chord by following these simple steps.

Step 1: Where to Place Fingers

On the neck of your guitar there are little rectangles and these are called frets. (Numbered in the picture)

In order to play the G chord we will be using frets 2 and 3.

Step 2: Where to Place Fingers Continued

Now since you know which frets, I will tell you which strings.
The strings are numbered as shown from 6-1.

So from left to right. 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

Step 3: Now the G Chord

With what we just learned you will place your first finger(pointer finger) on fret 2 string 5.

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Step 4: Continued

Now take your second finger(Middle Finger)

Place it on Fret 3, String 6.

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Step 5: Continued

Now take your third finger(Ring finger)

Place it on fret 3, string 1.

Step 6: Put Together and Have Fun

Now place all 3 fingers in there desired spots at the same time.

Apply a little bit of pressure so the notes ring out.

Then have some fun.