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ChatGPT iOS App: How To Use The Chatbot On Mobile

08:38 AM May 19, 2023

OpenAI launched its official iOS application for ChatGPT. That means you can use the AI bot anytime and anywhere if you have an iPhone or iPad. Even better, it is free to use, which is why it has quickly skyrocketed to the top spot in App Store’s Productivity section.

This announcement is important as more people are using OpenAI’s bot program. Nowadays, you probably use ChatGPT for work or fun. Using the official app protects you from the numerous scammers hiding behind sketchy chatbot apps. Also, it lets you access saved conversations on your ChatGPT account.


This article will discuss how to install the ChatGPT app. Also, I will cover the items you need to download and use the mobile application. Later, I will explain how you turn the AI bot into an “android app.”

How do I use the ChatGPT iPhone app?

ChatGPT iPhone App screenshot showcasing chatbot interactions

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You need three things before you install and download the ChatGPT iPhone app. First, you need an iPhone or iPad. Download the latest firmware update to ensure the official app works.

Second, you should have one if you have an iPhone or iPad. If you can’t access yours, contact Apple support. Third, sign up for an OpenAI account.

You cannot use ChatGPT without signing up for OpenAI. Fortunately, you can create one for free on web browsers for iPhone, Android, and PC.

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Once you have these, you can download the free ChatGPT app on the Apple application store. Follow these instructions to set up the mobile application:

  1. Open the App Store app on your iOS device.
  2. Next, search for “OpenAI ChatGPT” in the App Store.
  3. Then, tap the Install button.
  4. Wait for the download to finish.
  5. Afterward, tap on your new ChatGPT app.

How to get a ChatGPT app for Android

ChatGPT Android App screenshot displaying chatbot functionality

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OpenAI only launched an official ChatGPT app for iPhone users. However, you can create an “Android version” by turning the website into a widget.

  1. Open on Google Chrome.
  2. Then, tap the three vertical dots at the top right corner.
  3. Tap the Add to Home screen button.
  4. Next, rename the page to “ChatGPT.”
  5. Tap the Add button.

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These instructions will convert the ChatGPT web version into a shortcut. It might release a free Android mobile application in the coming weeks.



OpenAI released the official ChatGPT app for iOS, further advancing the AI trend in the tech industry. However, it is not the only company that released an AI chatbot program.

For example, Microsoft’s Bing app is available on Android and Apple devices. Note that these apps work in the US but might not be in other countries.

We can expect OpenAI to launch more AI improvements in the coming weeks. Keep up-to-date with the latest in artificial intelligence, apps, gadgets, and more at Inquirer Tech.

Frequently asked questions about the ChatGPT iPhone app

Is ChatGPT still free?

Everyone can still use ChatGPT at no cost, but the free version uses the old GPT-3.5 large language model. If you want more features, you need the ChatGPT Plus premium subscription, which offers priority access. Also, it lets you add plugins to enable ChatGPT to accept voice prompts.

How do I make sure my app is legit?

OpenAI only released an official iPhone app, so you should only download it from the Apple App Store and the ChatGPT official site. Do not download the best ChatGPT app for iPhone from any other website or link. You cannot access the official program if you have an Android phone.

Does the app offer additional features?

Subscribe to the ChatGPT Plus service to gain new features. For example, the chatbot launched useful tools called ChatGPT plugins. Also, OpenAI will link the chatbot to the internet in the coming weeks.

Initially published on May 19, 2023. Updated on May 26, 2023
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