How to Sign up for ChatGPT: A Beginners Guide

ChatGPT, created by OpenAI is a groundbreaking technology. It’s a conversational AI that allows people to interact with computers conversationally. It is able to answer a wide range of questions and help with a large variety of tasks. It holds the promise of revolutionizing our day to day lives and the workplace

This easy-to-follow guide will walk you through the process of signing up, crafting effective prompts, and leveraging the power of Chat GPT.

How to Sign Up for ChatGPT

Signing up for ChatGPT is simple and hassle-free. Just follow these steps:

  • Visit the OpenAI website and locate the “ChatGPT” section.
  • Click on the “Log in” or “Sign Up” button to begin the registration process.

You can log in with a Google or Microsoft Account, or create your own. If you create your own, you will have to verify your e-mail address. If you use Microsoft or Google Authenticator on your phone, you may also have to approve the request there.

  • Once you accept the terms and conditions, you can click submit and complete your registration. After your e-mail address is verified, you can login with your new credentials to access the Chat GPT interface.


How to Use ChatGPT in 6 Simple Steps

  • Go to to access the Chat GPT login page, and click on the “Sign up” button to get started.
  •  Fill out the registration form with your email address and password. Alternatively, you can sign up using your Google or Microsoft account.
  • It is necessary to verify your email address before you can get started. Check your inbox for the verification email.
  • Once you verify your account, provide the required details.
  • Enter a valid mobile number and input the code you will receive via text.
  • You can now access ChatGPT!

What is ChatGPT Plus? 

ChatGPT Plus is a paid subscription, costing $20 per month. If you are a frequent user of ChatGPT, then ChatGPT Plus may be a good option for you. It will save your time by giving you faster response times and providing access to new features and improvements before other users.

GPT-3 vs GPT-3.5 vs GPT-4: What Does It All Mean?

GPT-3, GPT-3.5, and GPT-4 are all large language models (LLMs) developed by OpenAI. They are all trained on massive datasets of text and code, and they can generate human-like text, translate languages, write different kinds of creative content, and answer your questions in an informative way.

Some key differences between the three models.

  • GPT-3

GPT-3 was first released in November 2020. It has 175 billion parameters, which is a measure of the complexity of the model. GPT-3 can generate human-like text, translate languages, write different kinds of creative content, and answer your questions in an informative way. However, it sometimes makes mistakes, such as generating factual or grammatically incorrect text.

  • GPT-3.5

GPT-3.5 was released in June 2021. The number of parameters is same as GPT-3, but it has been trained on a larger dataset of text and code. This has led to some improvements in the accuracy and fluency of GPT-3.5. However, it is still not perfect, and it can still make mistakes.

  • GPT-4

GPT-4 was released in November 2022. It has 1 trillion parameters, significantly more than GPT-3 or GPT-3.5. The improvements to GPT-4 have led to a significant increase in its accuracy and fluency. It can now generate human-like text that is often indistinguishable from human-written text. It can also translate languages more accurately than GPT-3 or GPT-3.5. Additionally, it can now write more accurate and fluent creative content, such as poems, stories, and code, than GPT-3 or GPT-3.5.

Overall, GPT-4 is the most advanced of the three models. It has the highest number of parameters, which has significantly improved its accuracy and fluency. For more accurate and fluent LLM, GPT-4 is the best option. However, it is also the costliest model. If you are on a budget, GPT-3 or GPT-3.5 may be a better option.

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How to Ask Chat GPT Questions

After creating an account and logging in, you will be presented with a simple interface. At the bottom of the screen you can type a question or write a request for Chat GPT to generate some text for you in the Send a message box.

Answers will be typed out before your eyes and can take anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes to write depending on how in-depth the question is and how difficult it is for Chat GPT to come up with an answer.

Frequently Asked Questions about Chat GPT

As a new user, there are many common questions that come up related to Chat GPT. The following FAQ is designed to help get you started.

Is Chat GPT Always Accurate?

No, while Chat GPT sounds incredibly confident but may not be 100% accurate. Chat GPT was trained on data available on the internet along with other sources. The internet does not always have factual information and can have many differences of opinions that the chat bot is unable to correctly differentiate between.

Is Chat GPT Free to Use?

Yes, it is free to sign up for an account and use Chat GPT. OpenAI offers a premium subscription service called Chat GPT Pro but it is not required to use Chat GPT. You only have to sign up for a free account.

How Much is Chat GPT Pro?

OpenAI, the developer of Chat GPT offers a premium subscription called Chat GPT Plus. It costs $20 per month and gives subscribers access to the latest version GPT-4 and priority access to the service when it is being heavily used.

Is Chat GPT Plus Worth It?

It depends on how often you use Chat GPT. We believe it is worth it, because we use it every day and makes work a lot easier. Chat GPT-4 is a big improvement over Chat GPT-3.5 in our testing and we like getting responses faster and improved uptime.

When is Chat GPT the Busiest?

We have found that Chat GPT is the slowest in the morning to mid-afternoon based on Pacific Time. Likely many people are using the service for work and the strain on OpenAI servers goes down as people begin leaving for the day on the east coast.

Does Chat GPT Give the Same Answer to Everybody?

No, Chat GPT generates responses to questions individually. Meaning that you may not receive the same response that someone else does when they ask the same question.

The model and training data that Chat GPT uses is constantly being updated. Chat GPT is also contextually aware of the question being asked. So, if you are asking a follow-up question to a previous prompt, it will take into account the prior question and response. Differences in punctuation, spelling, words and sentence structure will also make a difference.

Is Chat GPT Confidential?

No, the information entered into Chat GPT may be used for training purposes by its developer OpenAI. You should not assume that the information being entered will not be repurposed. That being said, Google, Microsoft and other tech companies may use or save your data as well.

Can You Download Chat GPT for Free?

No, you cannot download Chat GPT at this time. Due to the large amount of data that Chat GPT is based on, it is hosted in large data centers supported by Microsoft Azure Infrastructure.

You can create a free account at and use Chat GPT after creating a login.

Companies are working on smaller versions of Chat GPT that can run on personal computers, smart phones and other devices that will likely be available in the near future.

Chat GPT Free Alternatives

If you want to take advantage of the newest version of Chat GPT without paying a monthly subscription, you can by using Microsoft Bing Chat which is powered by OpenAI GPT-4 and offers many of the same benefits. The answers are usually shorter, but will also cite sources.

Google Bard is a much-anticipated competitor to Chat GPT. You can sign up for a free account through the Google Bard website.  There is no longer a waitlist to try this exciting new technology.  It was recently updated to a new bigger and faster model.  In testing, Google Bard runs faster than Chat GPT and provides similar results for a range of queries and will likely improve rapidly over time.

What is Quora Poe?

Quora Poe (Platform for Open Exploration) is an AI Chat App developed by Quora, the largest question and answer site on the internet. It utilizes Chat GPT technology along with AI models from other providers. It promises to let people switch between new AI models for testing and gives users a mobile first app interface that looks more like texting than a chat bot.


Chat GPT is an exciting new tool that everybody should learn about and explore. It is the future of the way that people interact with computers and will transform day to day life and businesses much like the personal computer did.

There are many competitors to Chat GPT such as Google Bard, and Quora Poe with many more under development.

The technology will soon be integrated into many popular office applications such as Google Workplace and Microsoft Office 365 providing higher visibility to more people even if they don’t know that they are using Chat GPT.