ChatGPT Goes Mobile: A Guide to the iOS and Android App

The ChatGPT mobile app was announced by OpenAI on May 18, 2023. You can now use ChatGPT on both Android and iOS devices through the mobile app.

With the ChatGPT mobile app, ChatGPT is now more accessible, and it also provides the option to use the voice typing feature with WhisperAI.

Does ChatGPT have an official mobile app?

Yes, OpenAI officially announced the ChatGPT mobile app through a blog post on May 18, 2023. This means that 169 days after the initial announcement of the ChatGPT app on November 30, 2023, the official mobile app became available for use.

ChatGPT for Android

You can access the ChatGPT Android app on the Google Play Store. The ChatGPT app for Android devices is entirely free, just like accessing ChatGPT on the web. However, if you wish to become a ChatGPT Plus member, there is a fee associated with that.

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ChatGPT for IOS

For iOS devices, you can access ChatGPT from the App Store. The ChatGPT iOS app is also completely free, and you only need to pay if you choose to subscribe to ChatGPT Plus.

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How to use ChatGPT’s mobile app?

After downloading the ChatGPT mobile app, you will need to have a ChatGPT account, just like you would when accessing it on the web.

If you already have an account, there is no need to create a new one specifically for the mobile app. You can simply log in with your existing account.

Also read: How to create a new ChatGPT account?

To get started with the ChatGPT mobile app, follow these simple steps:

  1. Download and Install: Visit your device’s app store, search for ChatGPT and download the app.
  2. Create an Account or Login to Your Existing Account: If you’re new to ChatGPT, tap on the “Sign-Up” button on the main screen. If you already have a ChatGPT account, tap on the “Login” button. Enter your registered email address and password to access your account.
  3. Explore the Interface: Once logged in, familiarize yourself with the app’s interface. You’ll find a chat-like interface where you can type your questions and receive responses.
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In the ChatGPT mobile app, you can also open new chat windows, view, share, or delete previous chat windows. If you wish, you can upgrade your account to ChatGPT Plus through the mobile app and switch to the dark theme.

Also read: A complete ChatGPT Guide for both desktop and mobile

OpenAI has provided guides on how to do all of these actions on both iOS and Android devices for your convenience.

Can I use GPT-4 model in the app?

Yes, you can use the GPT-4 model in the ChatGPT mobile app. To do so, you first need to become a ChatGPT Plus subscriber.

Once you are a Plus subscriber, simply select the GPT-4 model from the options available at the top of the chat window in the mobile app.

Can I upload image input in ChatGPT mobile app?

Yes, according to OpenAI’s announcement on September 25, 2023, you can now send image inputs to ChatGPT.

To get started on mobile, simply tap the plus button, where you can add multiple images or use the drawing tool to provide guidance to your assistant.

Learn more: ChatGPT Image Input, How to Upload Images?

Image input feature will be available for ChatGPT Plus and ChatGPT Enterprise subscribers at first.

Can I use the ChatGPT Mobile App Offline?

No, you cannot use the ChatGPT mobile app offline. The app requires an internet connection to function.

When you’re offline, the app will not be able to provide you with responses. It relies on real-time communication with the ChatGPT server to generate replies.

Is the ChatGPT mobile app synchronized with the web?

Yes, as long as you use the same account, the ChatGPT mobile app is synchronized with the web.

This means that you can view chats you’ve had through the browser on the mobile app, and similarly, chats conducted through the app can be accessed from the web interface.

Likewise, any updates made to your account are synchronized between both the web and mobile app.

What are the advantages of using ChatGPT app?

You can access all the features available on ChatGPT’s web version through the ChatGPT mobile app. The mobile app offers a more convenient way to access these features with its user-friendly interface.

Furthermore, the ChatGPT mobile app includes a built-in feature called WhisperAI, which is not found on the computer version. WhisperAI allows you to use voice typing in ChatGPT.

Additionally, OpenAI announced on September 25, 2023 via a blog post, that the mobile app will soon introduce a “read aloud” feature.

How to use voice control in the mobile app?

To use ChatGPT with voice:

  1. Look for the microphone icon or the voice input button within the app’s interface.
  2. Tap the microphone icon or the voice input button to activate the voice input mode.
  3. Speak clearly and articulate your questions or prompts.
  4. The Whisper integration will convert your speech into text and input it into the chat interface.
  5. ChatGPT will process your input and provide responses accordingly.

Learn more: How to use Whisper AI in ChatGPT?

There are some methods to enable voice control on your desktop devices as well. With the right setup, you can interact with ChatGPT using your voice on your computer.