How To Play The Edim Chord On Guitar

Edim chord

Edim Chord Guitar Instructions

To play the Edim chord on your guitar, picture the Edim chord chart shown as your fret board and neck (if you were to stand your guitar up vertically).

The horizontal lines represent the fret bars, the vertical lines show the strings and the dots show where to place your fingers.

Play the Edim chord by placing your fingers exactly where the diagram shows and strumming the correct strings.

Edim Guitar Chord Finger Positions

Here's where you need to position your fingers when playing the Edim guitar chord:

  1. Tune your guitar Tune your guitar to standard guitar tuning
  2. Index finger: 7th fret, 5th string. Place your index finger on the 7th fret of the 5th string.
  3. Middle finger: 8th fret, 4th string. Place your middle finger on the 8th fret of the 4th string.
  4. Ring finger: 8th fret, 2nd string. Place your ring finger on the 8th fret of the 2nd string.
  5. Pinky finger: 9th fret, 3rd string. Place your pinky finger on the 9th fret of the 3rd string.
  6. Play chord. Strum all strings, except the 1st string.

guitar strings and finger positions diagram

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These Songs Use The Edim Chord

Mastered playing the Edim chord on your guitar? Challenge yourself by trying to play these songs to help you memorise it (they all use the Edim chord)!

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