You need to log in to your ChatGPT account in order to start using ChatGPT. ChatGPT has been trained on a massive amount of text data and it can accomplish a wide range of tasks. It can generate human-like text responses to a on a variety of different topics.
How to login to ChatGPT?
You must have a ChatGPT account to start using ChatGPT. Registering and signing in ChatGPT is easy and straightforward.
Head to chat.openai.com/auth/login address to get started on the login process.
You may encounter the error ‘ChatGPT is at capacity right now‘ at this address. This means that the ChatGPT servers are experiencing high traffic. Please wait for a little and try opening the same address again.
Click the login button. On this screen, you will encounter 2 buttons, Log in and Sign up. Click on the Login button to sign in.
Choose which account will you use to log in to ChatGPT. You have 4 different options. You can sign in with one of the methods below:
- Your ChatGPT account’s email address
- Your Google account
- Your Microsoft account
- Your Apple ID
After selecting the method to connect to ChatGPT, click on the “Continue” button.
You will need to enter your account password if you choose connecting with your ChatGPT account,
If you choose continuing with the Microsoft, Google, or Apple ID account, you will be redirected to the respective product’s page, where you’ll need to verify your identity and give permission to access ChatGPT. Once you confirm this, your ChatGPT login process will be complete.
Enter your credentials and click the Continue button
- Type the email address of your account
- Type the password of your account
- Click the button to complete the login process
How to fix ChatGPT login errors?
When you try to access ChatGPT, you might come across different errors. We have gathered the most common errors that people often face and provided solutions for what you can do to resolve them.
1. ChatGPT is at capacity right now
This happens when a lot of people are using ChatGPT at the same time. This error usually occurs during peak hours when many people are using ChatGPT.
Just wait for a bit and try again. You can also subscribe to ChatGPT Plus that lets you use the service even in peak hours.
2. Reset your password
If you’re unable to log in to ChatGPT because your password isn’t accepted, you can reset your password using the “Forgot Password” option.
3. Clear your cache and cookies
Your browser may have saved data that prevents you from logging in. If you were able to log in to ChatGPT on a different device or using incognito mode, clearing your browsing data should solve the problem.
4. Disable VPN
If you’re using a VPN, it might be preventing you from accessing ChatGPT. Try disabling your VPN and then attempt to log in again.
What are the peak hours of ChatGPT?
ChatGPT peak hours can differ depending on the time zone.
In general, ChatGPT peak hours are during typical waking hours (7 AM – 12 AM) in GMT-5 and access demand generally decreases outside of these hours. Also, traffic usually drops on weekends.
Since a majority of ChatGPT users come from Europe and the US, your chances of accessing ChatGPT are better if you try during their sleeping hours.
Do you need to verify your phone number?
Yes, you need to verify your phone number to login and start using ChatGPT. This is valid even if you’re using your Microsoft, Google, or Apple ID account.
When you try to log in for the first time using these accounts, ChatGPT will ask you to verify your phone number. You can take a look at why ChatGPT or OpenAI asks to verify your phone number.
Do you need to create an account?
To use ChatGPT, you have to either create a new account or use one of your existing Microsoft, Google, or Apple ID accounts. Verifying both your account or email address and your phone number is a requirement for having a ChatGPT account.