Article last updated on:
December 27, 2023

Wondering if you can use ChatGPT on your phone or tablet?

Good news — you can. In this guide, we’ll show you how to do it.

ChatGPT’s official app is 100% free on iOS & Android.

Let’ see how to get it.

How to install the ChatGPT app

You can install the ChatGPT app in your phone by opening the App Store, searching for ChatGPT and tapping on the one made by OpenAI. Install and start using.

We’ll start with iOS an move on to Android right after.

1. iOS

Shortcut: Link to ChatGPT on the App Store

Follow these steps to download ChatGPT on iPhone/iPad.

1.1. App Store

Opening App Store on an iPhone
  1. Unlock your iPhone
  2. Locate App Store
  3. Open it

1.2. Search for ChatGPT

ChatGPT - App on the Apple AppStore
  1. Go to the Search section (bottom-right)
  2. Look up ChatGPT
  3. Tap on it once found

The one you look for says “The official app by OpenAI”.

Watch out as there are many copycats looking similar to ChatGPT.

Make sure you get OpenAI‘s app.

1.3. Download

Downloading ChatGPT on iPhone
  • Tap the “Get” button
  • For us it says “Open” because it is already downloaded

Seeing a cloud-looking icon? This means you’ve downloaded the app before.

Simply click it and ChatGPT will start downloading.

1.4. Open the app

ChatGPT - Home Screen on an iPhone
  1. Locate the app: Home Screen (or App Library)
  2. Tap to open it
  3. Start chatting with the AI

From here, you may want to learn how to use ChatGPT on iPhone.

We’ll now move on to downloading ChatGPT on Android.

2. Android

Shortcut: Link to ChatGPT on Google Play

Downloading ChatGPT works the same on any Android-running phone:

  • Google Pixel
  • Samsung
  • Xiaomi
  • OnePlus
  • HTC
  • Huawei
  • […]

Let’s see the process.

2.1. Play Store

Opening Play Store on a Samsung phone
  1. Unlock your phone
  2. Find the Play Store (or Google Play)
  3. Open it

2.2. Look up ChatGPT

Installing ChatGPT on Android
  1. Switch to the Search tab
  2. Search “ChatGPT
  3. Tap on it

To get the official app, look for the one made by OpenAI.

Note how there are many replicas — you want to get OpenAI’s app.

2.3. Download

Opening ChatGPT from Play Store on Android
  • Click the “Download” button

If you already have ChatGPT, it’ll say “Open” — like in our example.

2.4. Open

ChatGPT App Home Screen On Android
  1. Locate the app in your device
  2. Open it
  3. Insert a prompt & Start chatting

You’ve successfully installed ChatGPT on your Android device.

Not sure how to ask properly? Read our guide on the 10 best AI Prompt Generators.

3. Computer

At the moment, there’s just the web app: ChatGPT.

For now, there is no official ChatGPT app for desktop computers.

OpenAI only made an app for:

  • ChatGPT on iPhones and iPads
  • ChatGPT on any Android device

We’ll update this tutorial once an official desktop app comes out.

We have a further guide explaining this: ChatGPT Desktop App.


Congrats! You’ve just learned how to download the ChatGPT app.

We’ve look at how to do it for both iOS & Android devices.

Learn how to become more productive with our guides on how to use AI.

Thank you for reading this,

Ch David and Daniel

About the author

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