OpenAI Introduces ChatGPT App for iOS, Bringing the Most Popular AI Chatbot to iPhones

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In a surprise move today, OpenAI suddenly launched a ChatGPT app for Apple iOS, bringing generative AI to iPhones everywhere less than six months after the popular chatbot debuted on November 30.

According to a blog post, the company says that the ChatGPT app on the App Store “syncs your conversations, supports voice input, and puts the enhancements of our latest model at your fingertips.”

OpenAI added that the app is free to use and syncs a user’s history across devices. also integrates Whisperthe company’s open source speech recognition system, which enables voice input.

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Besides, ChatGPT Plus Subscribers get exclusive access to GPT-4 Capabilitiesearly access to features and faster response times.

Perhaps this is what OpenAI CEO Sam Altman meant when he cryptically tweeted last week that “summer is coming.”

In any case, as Similar to ChatGPT clones have flooded the App Store, and since open source LLMs have been proven to work on smaller devices, it’s clear this is a big move that OpenAI needed to make fast. That apparently didn’t leave much time to detail efforts related to security issues; all the blog post says is “As we collect user feedback, we are committed to continuous feature and security improvements for ChatGPT.”

But there is good news for non-Apple users, according to the Blog mail: “Android users, you are next! ChatGPT will be coming to your devices soon.”

Users can download the ChatGPT app here.

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