Google has added another great feature to its search engine – the ability to use it as a guitar tuner. They were first noticed by people in Android police, Google Search can now help you tune your guitar directly from a web browser on your computer and mobile phone.
Google Search Guitar Tuner
To access Google’s new guitar tuner, all you need to do is open Google search and search “Google tuner”. Note that you should search for “Google Tuner” and not “Guitar Tuner”. Alternatively, you can use this direct link to access Google Chromatic Instrument Smoother.
Once you open the search results, you should press the microphone icon to start tuning. You will need to allow the browser to allow the microphone for the feature to work as intended.
After you press the microphone icon, you can begin the tuning process as you normally would. There are visual cues that indicate whether you need to adjust up or down when playing individual strings, as you can see in the image below:
I tried the feature on the OnePlus 7T and it detected it every time I pulled out the wire. However, the guitar seems to be the only supported instrument failed to reliably tune the ukulele. Moreover, it goes without saying that your experience will vary depending on the quality of your phone or microphone on your computer. If you want a more sophisticated guitar tuning app with a larger selection of instruments, you can go through our list of the best guitar tuning apps for Android and iOS.