ChatGPT-3 era has ended, and now OpenAI has launched the new ChatGPT-4 AI bot that has the most advanced system and produces safer and more useful responses. This new version can solve difficult problems with greater accuracy, thanks to its broader general knowledge and problem-solving abilities.
What Really is ChatGPT-4?
It is an advanced version and a successor to the GPT-3 and GPT 3.5 that currently handle text inputs compared to the new ChatGPT-4 which can take videos and images thereby helping content creators create cool and unique content.
ChatGPT-4 also has increased word handling, now it accepts up to 25000 words of text while processing information faster and more efficiently.
Access ChatGPT-4 for Free
The purpose of this article is to how to get or access ChatGPT-4 for free which implies this version is not for everyone. OpenAI requires those interested to purchase a $20/month subscription to access the new AI Model.
However, a ChatGPT Plus subscriber can already access GPT-4 immediately without payment or hassle. While for those that can’t use GPT-4 for free, have the below options to follow.
#1. Use ChatGPT 4 for Free
Previously on this blog, we talked about Microsoft unveiling a new Bing search engine empowered by ChatGPT OpenAI’s service. So if you have access to the new Bing Search engine, you can access ChatGPT-4 AI without spending a penny. Though this process involves you joining a long waiting list before accessing it.
#2. Access ChatGPT 4 (Official Method)
This official method works only for those that have a ChatGPT Plus Subscription. Don’t worry, if you don’t have a ChatGPT Plus subscription, this section covers the steps on how to subscribe and get access to GPT-4 AI Model.
1. First of all, open Microsoft Edge, head to the Bing Search engine, and open the ChatGPT website.
2. On the website welcome screen, click the Signup button or logging button if you don’t have an account.
3. If you’re not subscribed to ChatGPT Plus, an ‘Upgrade to Plus‘ option will be displayed in the bottom left corner of the site.
4. Click on the ‘Upgrade to Plus’ option, under the Your Account prompt, then click the ‘Upgrade plan‘ on ChatGPT Plus.
5. Next, enter your payment details and billing address, then click on the Subscribe button.
6. After the successful payment, you will now have access to ChatGPT-4 model without restrictions. To use it, select ‘GPT-4‘ on the Model drop-down and continue using it.
7. That’s all, now you can use this official method to access GPT-4.
Bing AI or GPT-4? Which is Better?
Bing AI service runs on GPT-4 so they are basically the same in a way. However, GPT -4’s knowledge is limited to September 2021 dataset compared to Bing AI which is a search engine that fetches most results as recent.
So Bing + OpenAI works best due to it covering real-time events and it is the best if you want to avoid purchasing a ChatGPT Plus subscription.
This is all you need to know about the newly launched GPT-4 and how you can use it. If there are any more questions you have, leave them in the comment section. Don’t forget to share this article with others.