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What is ChatGPT Plus and how to use it?

ChatGPT Plus is a premium subscription service introduced by OpenAI approximately two months after the release of ChatGPT.

In this article, we will discuss the advantages of ChatGPT Plus, its pricing, how to use it, how to become a ChatGPT Plus member, and how to cancel your ChatGPT Plus subscription. By reading this detailed article, you can gain a comprehensive understanding of ChatGPT Plus and its features in almost every aspect.

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What is ChatGPT Plus?

ChatGPT Plus is a service that was announced by OpenAI on February 1, 2023, through a blog post. It’s a subscription service for ChatGPT that offers faster responses, increased availability, and early access to new features. To use ChatGPT Plus, you need to pay a monthly fee.

How much does ChatGPT Plus cost?

ChatGPT Plus membership costs $20 per month. This price is the same for all countries, so it doesn’t change depending on where you live. It’s the same price for everyone right now. ChatGPT Plus membership is not free.

Deciding if the current price of the ChatGPT Plus membership is worth it is completely up to you, like a personal choice. We have thoroughly discussed this topic in detail in our related blog post.

OpenAI has not shared any information yet regarding whether the price will increase or decrease in the future. Operating ChatGPT incurs a daily cost ranging from $700,000 to $900,000. By introducing the paid subscription of ChatGPT Plus and generating revenue from it, the aim is to cover these operational costs of ChatGPT.

Does ChatGPT Plus members use GPT-4 model?

ChatGPT Plus members have access to the GPT-4 model. GPT-4 is the latest GPT model released by OpenAI on March 14, 2023. While standard ChatGPT members can only use the GPT-3.5 model, ChatGPT Plus members can utilize both the GPT-3.5 and GPT-4 models.

What benefits does ChatGPT Plus have?

ChatGPT Plus members receive faster responses and are granted priority access during peak hours of high demand. They can also utilize the GPT-4 model and have early access to newly announced features like ChatGPT plugins.

Faster Response Times

ChatGPT Plus members receive responses up to three times faster compared to standard ChatGPT members. This allows you to save time by receiving quicker replies and eliminates the need to wait for ChatGPT to respond.

Priority Access

ChatGPT Plus members always have privileged access to ChatGPT. Especially during peak hours when there is high demand or limited availability for ChatGPT, accessing ChatGPT can be challenging, and users may encounter a “capacity reached” message. However, with the privileged access granted to ChatGPT Plus members, they are given priority, ensuring that they can access ChatGPT without facing any problems related to unavailability.

Access to GPT-4 Model

The GPT-4 model is the latest version of the GPT model and has been trained with 170 trillion parameters. ChatGPT Plus members have the privilege of using the GPT-4 model in their conversations. By using this model, you can obtain more advanced, accurate, and reasoning-based responses. It enables you to receive more knowledgeable answers.

Access to New Features

ChatGPT is rapidly evolving, and OpenAI continues to add new features, with ChatGPT plugins being one of them. Currently, access to ChatGPT plugins is exclusively available to ChatGPT Plus members. These plugins allow you to have additional features that are not typically available, expanding the possibilities of using ChatGPT. ChatGPT Plus members have early access to these new features that will be released by OpenAI. These new features will initially be made available to ChatGPT Plus members for their usage.

How to subscribe to ChatGPT Plus membership?

To have a ChatGPT Plus membership, you first need to have a standard ChatGPT account. Creating a new ChatGPT account is an easy process that involves verifying your email address and phone number. When this account is first created, it has a standard free membership.

Step 1: Sign in to your account

If you’re already a member of the ChatGPT community, great! Simply sign in with your credentials.

Step 2: Locate the Upgrade to Plus button

Click “Upgrade to Plus” button on the menu located on the left.

Step 3: Choose Your Plan

After you click the ‘Upgrade to Plus’ button, a pop-up menu will open. In this pop-up menu, you can see the details of the free plan and the Plus plan. To continue upgrading your account, click the ‘Upgrade Plan’ button.

Step 4: Fill out payment information

In this part, the details of your credit card information for the payment will be listed. Enter your payment details.

Step 5: Click Subscribe button

After you enter your information, click the ‘Subscribe’ button. Once you click the button, your payment will be processed and your upgrade to a Plus subscription will be completed.


After completing Step 5, you will have completed the upgrade process to the ChatGPT Plus plan. You will see a message as shown in the screenshot below.

If you don’t make your payment for the next month, your ChatGPT Plus subscription will be canceled, and you will lose access to ChatGPT Plus features. It’s important to make sure that you have sufficient funds or a valid payment method on file to avoid any interruptions in your service. If you have any issues with your payment or subscription, you can contact ChatGPT support for assistance.

What payment methods are accepted?

ChatGPT only accepts payment via credit card at this time. Therefore, you cannot currently make the payment for ChatGPT Plus using PayPal, credit/debit card, or Bitcoin.

Can I get a discount or coupon code for ChatGPT Plus?

Currently, there are no discount opportunities or coupon codes available for ChatGPT Plus. However, it’s always a good idea to check the ChatGPT website or follow their social media accounts to stay updated on any future promotions or discounts. If any new discount opportunities become available, we will provide updates as soon as possible.

Can I get a refund?

If you reside in the EU, UK, or Turkey, and cancel your ChatGPT Plus subscription within 14 days of purchase, you are eligible for a refund. To request a refund, use the chat widget on the ChatGPT website, select “Billing,” then “I need a refund”. Apart from these conditions, you cannot receive a refund.

How to use ChatGPT Plus?

Using ChatGPT Plus is quite easy once you upgrade your account to ChatGPT Plus.

After upgrading, you won’t encounter any obstacles when logging into ChatGPT, and you will always have access to it. Once you enter ChatGPT, you won’t face any issues. Just ask or type anything you want to ChatGPT, and check the response it provides. You’ll notice that ChatGPT responds faster, giving you answers in a shorter amount of time. Enjoy the benefits of the GPT-4 model while using ChatGPT Plus.

How to use GPT-4 model?

After your Plus membership, you will be presented with two options on the ChatGPT homepage. These options are for choosing the OpenAı models you want to use. The first one is GPT-3.5, and the second one is the GPT-4 model.

When you click on each of them, a pop-up will appear providing you with details about these models. You can review the information in the pop-up. To use the GPT-4 model, select the “GPT-4” option here, and then ask your questions to ChatGPT. Once this option is selected, the questions you ask will be answered by the GPT-4 model.

How to use ChatGPT Plugins

Another advantage of ChatGPT Plus membership is the ability to use plugins. To use plugins, follow these simple steps:

  1. Select the GPT-4 model on the main screen.
  2. When you hover over the GPT form model, you will see a default option and a plugin option. Choose the plugin option.
  3. If you haven’t used any plugins before, after making this selection, you will see an option that says ‘No plugin enabled.’ Click on it to go to the plugin store.
  4. Select and install the plugin you want from the store. Then go back to the main page.
  5. On the main page, before sending a prompt to ChatGPT, activate the plugin you installed. This will allow ChatGPT to use the plugin while providing responses.

How to cancel ChatGPT plus subscription?

You can cancel your ChatGPT Plus membership at any time. ChatGPT memberships are monthly, if you cancel your membership before the end of your billing period, your ChatGPT Plus membership will continue for the remaining days. However, at the end of the billing period, your ChatGPT Plus membership will end.

ChatGPT Plus membership will renew by itself if you forget to cancel your subscription before it ends. You will be charged for the next subscription period.

If there isn’t enough money in your account, you can’t finish the payment, and your ChatGPT Plus membership won’t continue next month. In this situation, your only ChatGPT Plus membership will be canceled, and you’ll go back to using the regular plan.

Canceling your ChatGPT membership is extremely simple and effortless as explained below.

Step 1: Login to your account

You need to log in to your ChatGPT account first. Sign in to your ChatGPT account using your credentials. This will ensure that you have access to the necessary settings and subscription details.

Step 2: Locate My Plan button

Click on the My Account button on the sidebar. This button may appear as the “My Plan” option when clicked on the account name in the left menu for some users.

Step 3: Click on Manage My Subscription

Click on Manage My Subscription button. In the opened window, you will see some details about the ChatGPT Plus membership. Click on the text Manage My Subscription located at the bottom. This will redirect you to a new page.

Step 4: Click on Cancel Plan

Click on the Cancel Plan button. After clicking on the Manage My Subscription button, you will be redirected to the OpenAI page. On this page, you will be able to see the payment information, billing information, and payment history that you used when purchasing your ChatGPT Plus membership. To cancel your membership, click on the Cancel Plan button on the right side of the screen.

That’s it. You have successfully canceled your ChatGPT Plus membership.