How to Play the Dsus4 Chord on Guitar

The Dsus4 Chord (also known as D sus 4 or D suspended 4) is definitely one of the easier beginner chords to learn how to play.

There are several different ways to play it, but I will demonstrate the easiest way in the following post. The Dsus4 Guitar Chord is found by locating the 1, 4 and 5 positions (D, G and A) of the D Major Scale: D E F# G A B C# D.

So the notes of the Dsus4 Chord are: D G A

Here is a key that will help you read the chart:

Guitar Chord Chart Key

Dsus4 guitar chord

Chord Playing Tip: Be sure that you are pressing down on the string hard enough. You should play each string one at a time to make sure you have a nice clean sound. If any of the strings buzz or sound muted, then something is not right.

Dsus4 Guitar Chord Video

The video below will further demonstrate how to correctly play the Dsus4 Guitar Chord. Enjoy!