Article last updated on:
December 27, 2023

Want to get the paid version of ChatGPT?

On this page, our team will teach you how to do it.

ChatGPT Plus costs $20 per month, however it is $23.80 for EU + UK users.

  • Free: GPT-3.5
  • Plus: GPT-4, including many other plugins

Want to see all of them? Read our guide for all GPT-4 Models Explained.

Let’s now see how to upgrade to the paid version.

How to upgrade to ChatGPT Plus

A. Desktop

1. Open ChatGPT

ChatGPT Home Page Without Plus
  1. Go to the official website:
  2. Be on the New Chat screen

The picture above shows you the ‘New Chat’ screen.

2. Click to upgrade

There are two ways you can do this:

Method 1:
  1. Top buttons
    • Click “GPT-4” at the top
    • Select “Upgrade to ChatGPT Plus
  2. Bottom-left
    • Click “Upgrade to Plus
    • Alternatively: “Renew Plus
How to upgrade to ChatGPT Paid
  • It will say “Renew Plus” if you’ve had ChatGPT Plus before and cancelled your subscription.
  • Like we did, as show in the example above.

Regardless of the option you choose, both lead to the same next step.

3. Select your plan

You will now see a pop-up on your screen:

Upgrading to ChatGPT Plus
  1. Select “Upgrade to Plus

If you’ve changed your mind, you can close this screen and stay on the Free plan.

Though, if you continue…

4. Pay

Paying for ChatGPT Plus
  1. Fill in the details
  2. Click the Subscribe button when finished

You will then see a confirmation screen:

Successful payment for ChatGPT Plus
  • Click “Continue

Yay, you’re now a ChatGPT Plus user!

5. Get going

After clicking “Continue“, you can start using the app.

ChatGPT - App Home Page
  • Start talking to ChatGPT

You’re now subscribed to ChatGPT Plus and you’ve started using it.

B. Mobile

Method 1: Settings

1. Open settings
How To Open Settings in ChatGPT Mobile
  1. Open the ChatGPT app
  2. Tap the Menu icon (top-left)
  3. Tap your name (bottom)

This will bring up the settings screen.

2. Upgrade to Plus
Upgrading to ChatGPT Plus on Mobile
  1. Tap “Upgrade to ChatGPT Plus

A new window will pop pop.

3. Subscribe & Pay
Paying for ChatGPT Plus on Moible
  1. Click “Subscribe”
  2. Pay for your subscription

We’ve used an iPhone in the example.

It’s pretty much the same for Android:

  • The process may be different for Google Pay and other Android payment methods…
  • However close to the Apple Pay example.
4. Start chatting
ChatGPT - Home Screen on an iPhone
  • Switch to the GPT-4 model and start chatting.

You’re in! Congrats on being a ChatGPT Plus user.

Method 2: Home screen

1. Tap on GPT-4
Tapping GPT-4 on iPhone
  1. Open the ChatGPT app
  2. Tap “GPT-4” at the top

You’ll now be invited to upgrade to Plus.

2. Subscribe & Pay
Paying for ChatGPT Plus with Apple Pay
  1. Tap “Upgrade to Plus
  2. Confirm your payment.

Wait a bit, and you’re then in.

3. Use ChatGPT Plus
ChatGPT - Home Screen on an iPhone

Start using the power of GPT-4.


In this guide, we taught you how to get ChatGPT Plus.

Hope it came in handy!

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

David, the head editor at, has four years of experience in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Join David and the team and explore AI tools and contributing to the creation and curation of AI educational content.