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How to Tune a Guitar to Itself Using the Fifth-Fret Method

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Play the fifth (yes, back to the fifth for this one) fret of the B (2nd) string and then play the open high E (1st) string.

Let both notes ring together. If the 1st string seems flat or sharp, use its tuning key to adjust the pitch accordingly.

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