Fender Play - Learn Guitar

4.5
12.3K reviews
1M+
Downloads
Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

Fender Play® is your one-stop online virtual guitar teacher for starting your guitar, bass, or ukulele learning journey. Start for free. Play for life.

Beginner musician or intermediate player — jumpstart your playing ability, regardless of your level, with a robust, guided learning path created by the most trusted name in music. Discover a new creative outlet or learn to play your favorite songs with Fender Play — your online music teacher.

Learn to play guitar with the industry's elite instructors and over 3000+ bite-sized video lessons. Guitar chords and tabs, scales, songs or riffs — practice at your own pace with innovative practice tools, built for all players.

Virtual guitar lessons, experienced instructors, practice tools and more are here to help you develop the skills you want, and have fun while doing it. Play your way with Fender Play. Download today.

How Does It Work?

EXTENSIVE MUSIC LIBRARY
Play guitar songs by your favorite artists with our 1000+ song library!

Master guitar chords and tabs, techniques and scales from your favorite songs and artists, including:
• "Come As You Are" - Nirvana
• "when the party's over" - Billie Eillish
• "Redemption Song" - Bob Marley
• "Lean on Me" - Bill Withers
• "Red" - Taylor Swift
• "Good Riddance (Time of Our Lives) - Green Day
• "Paint it Black" - The Rolling Stones
• "Master of Puppets" - Metallica

YOUR ONLINE MUSIC TEACHER
• Guided Music Lessons & Learning Tools - Begin playing in a few short sessions with learning, practice and feedback activities.
• Bite-Sized, Quality Lesson Videos - Quality lessons from our elite instructors help show you a unique hands-on perspective. Experience guitar songs, riffs and skills broken down for your learning benefit.
• Personalized, Instrument Learning Path - Choose your instrument and your favorite genre to customize your learning experience.
• Integrated, Guitar Lesson Feedback - Cutting-edge listening technology by MatchMySound helps to assess your playing, give you feedback and improve your score.
• No Ads - Quality lessons, without any distractions. Practice, free of ads.

INNOVATIVE LESSONS & PRACTICE TOOLS
• Practice Mode - Built-in metronome and tempo control to help you learn timing.
• Reminders - Set practice reminders to prioritize practicing in a way that fits your schedule.
• Virtual Guitar Tone Integration - Tap into amp presets that work with select Fender amps to get the right tone to sound like your favorite artists.
• Practice Features for All - Chords charts, chord drills, scrolling tabs, backing & isolated tracks, looping, tuning, metronome and more.

MUSICIAN COMMUNITY & MOTIVATION
• Highly Supportive Community - Live instructor office hours, giveaways and more are here to help you feel supported.
• Streaks - Music learning rewards! Earn a streak whenever you practice in the app for at least 7 minutes, 3 times per week.
• Instrument Backing Tracks - Backing tracks, to help you feel like you’re jamming with a full band, even if you’re practicing alone.
• Guitar Chord Challenge - Master chords with Fender Play’s Chord Challenge, including transitions and your finger dexterity. Beat your own high score by increasing the speed and tempo of chords from your favorite songs.

Simply download the Fender Play app and learn to play on your device. Real guitar lessons and motivation are yours to gain today! Get started with Fender.

Try out Fender Play with a free trial today. Get 10% off Fender gear (and other added perks) all year long with an Annual Plan or 10% off your next order with a Monthly Plan. Discount only applies to Fender products in the U.S., UK, and Australia.

Learn more at: http://fendr.co/3EN7ih

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Terms of Use: https://www.fender.com/play/pages/terms-of-use
Privacy Policy: https://www.fender.com/en-US/privacy-portal.html

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Updated on
Feb 12, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location and Audio
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 5 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

4.5
11K reviews
Danny Boyd (RamblerDanny)
February 6, 2024
great lesson. I really like the format and structure. It will really help me to learn the core of this song. I do wish there was a section, maybe even optional to level up and learn the solo as well. I know you dont want to intimidate new players; however, if there were a level up button to go into the solo instruction, that could be a separate lesson to link to. There is def enough material here to get any intermediate guitarist jamming with some bandmates. love it and keep jamming.
16 people found this review helpful
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Peter Newhook
December 30, 2023
The lessons are easy to follow, well paced and I love the variety of instructors. However, just make sure there's no delay in audio playback if you're using Bluetooth to play through you amp. My timing was off until I switched to phone audio. One frustration though, the practice and feedback modes are hard to use on mobile. The text is too small and the screen doesn't adequately scroll. The inconsistent speed of the temp depending on the bar length is off putting.
26 people found this review helpful
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A Google user
September 25, 2018
Made it through the first session great until the end. As the last video I was going to watch for the night finished, the app decided to crash. I accidentally clicked the app open and it flashed twice, then said can not connect to path (I believe are the words.) Thinking it was weird I force stopped the app and opened it back to the same issue. Next step was a phone reset because I was determined to fix the issue but got the same result. Opened the app to look for support and ended up at "contact support." Guess what happened after I started typing up my issue? The app once again crashed. Using an up to date Samsung Galaxy S8 active. Very frustarting.
7 people found this review helpful
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Fender Musical Instruments Corporation
September 26, 2018
Hi Gary - sorry to hear about this! The problem you experienced should be resolved now, but if your still having any problems with the app, please contact our support team at https://play-support.fender.com/hc/en-us/requests/new so we can help!

What's new

Bug fixes and other improvements.