ChatGPT for Android: Installation, Availability & More

ChatGPT for Android

After launching ChatGPT for iOS, OpenAI launched ChatGPT for Android on 21st July 2023. It is now available in all countries worldwide. 

The best part is you can install the application from Play Store and start using it by signing into your OpenAI account. 

I had been waiting for a long time for OpenAI to launch the app, and following its announcement, I decided to test it out! 

In this article, I’ll walk you through its features, user interface, capabilities, limitations, and other important details. 

So, let’s dive into the insights and see if ChatGPT for Android is worth trying for you!

ChatGPT for Android: Key Takeaway

Rating3.5/5
User Interface4/5
PricingFree 
ChatGPT PlusLimited features of ChatGPT are available.
Best ForPeople who want to use ChatGPT on their Phone or on the go.

Note: These ratings are according to my experience with the ChatGPT Android app.

Are you interested to know more about ChatGPT Chatbot? We have given all the details related to ChatGPT in our post here.

What are the Minimum Requirements to Install ChatGPT on Android?

There is only one essential requirement to install ChatGPT on Android. Your Android version must be Android 6.0 or a later version. 

Apart from that, you must also reside in a country with access to ChatGPT. 

How to Install ChatGPT on Android?

Before I take you to the interface directly, let’s see how smooth the downloading process went for me! 

Here are the steps I followed to download ChatGPT on my Android phone!

Step 1: Open the Play Store on your Android phone and search for ChatGPT. 

open play store and search for chatgpt

After you have searched on Playstore, the search results will be displayed. Click on ChatGPT by OpenAI. 

Step 2: Install the app.

Click on the Install button to download the app. 

Install the ChatGPT app

Step 3: Open the App and sign in. 

You can either sign in with the help of your Google account or with the help of your email. 

Open the App and sign in

Step 4: Continue to ChatGPT.

After you have signed in to your account, you will be greeted with a welcome message on ChatGPT.

Scroll down and click on ‘continue’ to get started. 

welcome message on ChatGPT

Step 5: Enter your query and wait for the response.

After the welcome page, you will land on the chat page of ChatGPT. You can type or use the voice option to ask your query to ChatGPT.

 Ask your query to ChatGPT

That’s it! You have successfully installed and used ChatGPT on Android. 

ChatGPT Android App: User Interface

The ChatGPT Android app has a simple user interface. You directly get access to Chatbot once you sign into the app. 

I wasn’t surprised to see I didn’t struggle to understand the UI. In fact, it looked similar to the web one. 

To ask a query to ChatGPT, you can simply type it with the help of a keyboard or use voice input.

ChatGPT for Android- User Interface

Next, to start a new chat, you must just tap the ‘plus’ button at the upper right side of the interface. It will create a new chat for you, and the previous conversation will be automatically saved in the history. 

Besides, if you want to check out the history of your chat with ChatGPT, you can press the hamburger menu button at the upper left of the interface. Then click on History to get a look at your previous conversations. 

how to save the chat history and training sessions with ChatGPT

ChatGPT application also provides various setting options to the users. To enter the settings menu, click on the hamburger menu and then click on the settings option. 

In the settings menu, you will be able to take a look at your subscription, and data control themes, etc. In the data control, you can clear the chat history of ChatGPT. 

You also get an option to save the chat history and training sessions with ChatGPT. 

How to check search history

Additionally, you can long-press the response of ChatGPT to get options like copying, selecting text, and regenerating the answer. You can also use the rating button to rate the response. 

Verdict: ChatGPT app has a clean and simple UI with no learning curve. If you already use ChatGPT web, you don’t have to worry about learning anything new through the mobile app. Compared to the web version, it lets you use a voice recognition feature, removing the hassle of typing manually! 

ChatGPT Android app is Available in Which Countries?

The application was initially available in the United States, India, Bangladesh, and Brazil in the first week of the launch. 

Chatgpt's initial announcement

However, on July 27th, OpenAI announced that the ChatGPT Android app is available across all the countries where ChatGPT is available. 

Official announcement of Android ChatGPT in other countries

For further details about the availability of the app, check out their help page. It provides a list of all the countries that have access to it. 

Bonus read: Check out our ChatGPT Statistics here. 

Is ChatGPT Plus Available on Android?

ChatGPT Plus is available on Android, but it has limited features. However, the Plus version is available on the application only if you have already purchased it from the web browser. 

Besides, if you want to subscribe to the plus version of the application, it displays that it is a coming soon feature in the app. So, you will have to purchase the subscription from the web browser. 

ChatGPT Plus On android

Apart from that, you do not get access to the plugins, code interpreter, and other plus functions in the ChatGPT plus of the Android application. You can only switch between GPT-3.5 and GPT-4. 

Also, know which version is better, GPT-3.5 or GPT-4

At the same time, if you want to access all the ChatGPT Plus features on your Android phone, you can log into your account on the web browser.

As someone who uses ChatGPT Plus, I was a bit disappointed seeing the limited options.  However, since the app has just been out, I’m expecting it to make ChatGPT Plus experience better in the future.

Tip: I have compiled all the details about ChatGPT Plus, including its features, pricing, benefits & limitations, in our post here.

Limitations of ChatGPT for Android:

ChatGPT has recently launched its application for Android, and there are some limitations. However, as OpenAI is working with ChatGPT, these limitations might be removed with the new updates.  

Here are a few limitations of the Android version that I found while using it: 

  • ChatGPT plugins and other plus features cannot be accessed. 
  • When ChatGPT generates a response, the keyboard does not vanish automatically. 
  • The voice input system has to be stopped after starting by pressing the stop button.
  • You cannot add any image or file inputs. 

ChatGPT Android vs ChatGPT Web

ChatGPT Android is not much different from ChatGPT Web regarding the user interface. However, there are some major differences in the availability of Plus features and in the ChatGPT input methods. 

I have listed all the significant differences I encountered in both versions.

FeaturesChatGPT Android ChatGPT Web 
User InterfaceEasy to use but sometimes clumsy.Easy to use and minimal.
Voice Inputs✔️
GPT-4✔️✔️
ChatGPT Plugins ✔️
Code Interpreter✔️
Chat History✔️✔️
Regenerate response✔️✔️

ChatGPT Android Prompts (Trending)

Now that you have come across ChatGPT Android and all its details, here are some of the top prompts that you can use. 

  1. Provide me with an in-depth article on (Topic). Make sure that it includes examples and personalizes the content.
  2. Teach me (topic) in detail, and then give me a quiz without answers. Also, check if my answers are correct.
  3. Write code in Python for (function).
  4. Create a monthly Social Media calendar for my channel based on (niche). 
  5. Generate an SEO-optimised blog for (the topic).

Check our ChatGPT prompts post to know how you can utilize this chatbot for your business.

Conclusion

While I was testing ChatGPT for Android, it came in handy for me to resolve my query and generate new content quickly. At the same time, I found ChatGPT Plus had limited functionalities in the Android App. 

However, you can easily access GPT-4 in the app and use voice inputs to ask queries to ChatGPT. It gives phone users an advantage over web users.

That was all about ChatGPT for now. You can come back later for the latest updates. I will update my article as soon as any new update is launched.  

FAQs

Can I use ChatGPT on Android?

ChatGPT is available on Android phones. The users can download the application from the Play Store and then sign in to use ChatGPT. You can access the free version and the plus version on the application. 

How to install ChatGPT on Android?

To install ChatGPT on Android, open the Google play store and then, on the search bar, type ChatGPT. Then click on search. Next, click on the ChatGPT by OpenAI from the search results and then click the install button. 

How can I use ChatGPT for free on my phone?

You can use ChatGPT on Android as well as iOS. Depending on your device, you will have to download the application from the play store or the App Store. Plus, you can also use ChatGPT from your phone’s web browser. 

Is ChatGPT available on iOS?

ChatGPT is available on iOS phones. To download the ChatGPT app on iOS, open the App Store and search for ChatGPT. Next, install the ChatGPT app and sign in to your account to access the chatbot. 

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