Introducing ChatGPT’s AI-powered iPhone app on your pocket

Enlarge / Screenshots of the ChatGPT iPhone app offered by OpenAI.


On Thursday, OpenAI launched a free ChatGPT app for iPhone customers within the US that features voice enter help by means of its Whisper AI speech recognition mannequin, and can even synchronize chat historical past with the online model of the AI assistant. This launch marks the primary official cellular app for ChatGPT.

ChatGPT launched in November as an AI language mannequin optimized for conversational enter. Since then, it has developed into a flexible AI assistant that may assist with duties like concept technology, composition help, be aware summarization, personalised recommendation, and formatting/processing of textual content. As well as, it might probably function an academic useful resource, although customers are suggested to take care to cross-check the accuracy of its responses earlier than counting on them.

Identical to on the ChatGPT web site, customers must log in to the ChatGPT app utilizing their OpenAI account credentials, and the AI processing occurs on OpenAI’s servers slightly than on the consumer’s gadget, requiring an web connection.

ChatGPT Plus subscribers can entry comparable options to the online model, corresponding to GPT-4, “early entry” to new options, and sooner response instances. Nonetheless, throughout our assessments, we didn’t observe availability of beta entry for ChatGPT with Looking or ChatGPT Plugins.


Our preliminary assessments of the app confirmed that it’s a purposeful software with fundamental options that provide a greater interface for utilizing ChatGPT than making an attempt to navigate the web site by way of a Cell browser like Safari. Nonetheless, early assessments of the Whisper-based voice recognition confirmed errors, which can have been attributable to overburdened servers on OpenAI’s half; these points could also be resolved quickly.

OpenAI has begun the app’s US rollout, with plans to broaden its availability to extra international locations within the weeks to come back. In an announcement on their weblog, OpenAI stated, “We’re excited to see how you utilize the app. As we collect consumer suggestions, we’re devoted to repeatedly bettering ChatGPT’s options and security.” Likewise, OpenAI confirmed plans to quickly launch the ChatGPT app for Android gadgets to increase this software’s availability to a broader cellular consumer base.

To search out the app, it’s finest to click on on a direct App Retailer hyperlink in your gadget since trying to find it inside the App Retailer app generates quite a few irrelevant outcomes, as is typical for a lot of app searches on the platform.