The F major chord is a major chord derived from the E major chord shape, shifted upwards by one fret.
The below diagram shows you how to play the chord with suggested finger positions.
Fingering the F Major Chord
- Use your index finger to press down all strings on the 1st fret
- Place your ring finger on the 3rd fret of the A string
- Put your pinky on the 3rd fret of the D string
- Place your middle finger on the 2nd fret of the G string
- Strum all the strings together
- Intervals: 1 – 3 – 5
- Notes: F – A – C
- Chord Symbols: F, Fmaj, F∆