Different fingerings for the same chord

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Create a custom chord with an alternative name in the ‘Choose chord’ screen and place your new chord type wherever you need the different fingering

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How can I use my PDF files?

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The songbook can handle plain text files like .TAB, .TXT or .PRO files. If you want to use PDF files, please use the ‘Set list’ feature. There you can add your songs from the songbook, images and PDFs files.

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How do I create a set list?

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The procedure is the following:
– Add or import the songs in the songbook
– Go to the feature ‘Set list’
– In the folder up right you find ‘new’
– Use the ‘+’ button to add songs, breaks, image and PDF files
– Save the ‘Set list’

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Where can I find the ‘Practice’ icon?

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The practice icon appears on the home screen, only if you have created at least one exercise. You can create exercises on the Arpeggio, Pattern and Scale screen.

If you have yourself removed the ‘Practice’ icon from the Home screen, you can restore it from the ‘All Tools’ screen which can be opened by the ‘All Tools’ menu on the home screen.

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Why should I buy the UNLIMITED?

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As you can imagine a lot of work was done in creating and developing smartChord. And it will need much more effort to improve and expand it. Buying the s.mart PLUS UNLIMITED version is the best way to say thanks to the developers, to provide the basis for future development and to do something good to yourself. The PLUS UNLIMITED has got about 25 more instruments and it includes all future chargeable functions and s.mart apps for a lifetime.

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Payment methods

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There are alternative payment methods listed on Googles support page. Also PayPal is possible:

https://support.google.com/googleplay/answer/2651410

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Mirror smartChord to the TV

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Yes you can. Casting your Android screen lets you mirror your Android device to the TV so you can enjoy your content exactly as you see it on your mobile device – only bigger.

Please see: https://support.google.com/chromecast/answer/6059461?hl=en

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iPad / iPhone

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Unfortunately there is no version for the iPad or iPhone. It’s on our todo list, but with very low priority. Sorry.

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Fire phone

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You can use smartChord on a Fire phone, but you have to install Google Play on a Fire phone. Please see how to do this:

https://techmogulchannel.com/tutorial-install-google-play-store-to-amazon-fire-phone

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Lag in the timing

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Unfortunately there can be a lag. The timing of the metronome is bad on some devices (mostly Nexus). This is because we use the Android ‘SoundPool’, an Android
provided component for sound generation. It is quite unreliable and flawed on various on this very devices. Please see:
https://androidbycode.wordpress.com/2015/02/04/nexus-lollipop-soundpool-load-not-so-sweet

This has a negative effect on functions such as the metronome. We have planned to switch to a new solution to generate the sounds.

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