F7 chord

F7 chord for guitar in different forms, including closed and barre chords.



F7 chord diagram

The most common way to play the chord. The index finger should bar all strings. F7 is a four-note chord consisting of F, A, C, Eb.

Alternative shapes

F7 barre

  • F7 barre shape


  • F7 chord diagram


  • F7 chord diagram


  • F7 chord diagram

F7 (capo 1)

  • F7 capo diagram

Relevant chords


  • F7sus4 shape

Theory and information


There is no common version with open strings for this chord in standard tuning.

Try in a chord progression

F7 - Gm7 - C7 - Bb7

Chord names

F7 is a dominant chord. F7/A, F7/C and F7/Eb are inversions of the chord.

Notes in the chord

The notes that the F7 chord consists of are F, A, C, Eb.
To get F9 add G.
To get Fmaj7 replace Eb with E.

Alternatives with capo

E7 shape with a capo on 1st fret (see picture).
D7 shape with a capo on 3rd fret.
C7 shape with a capo on 5th fret.

Written in tab format (main barre version)

- 1 -
- 1 -
- 2 -
- 1 -
- 3 -
- 1 -

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