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Verifying your OpenAI account is quick and easy and only takes a few moments to complete. The process is simple: enter your email address, name, and mobile number into the appropriate fields on chat.openai.com/auth/login before receiving and entering a verification code sent to you via text message.
Enhance your OpenAI experience and maximize your account’s security with just a few clicks. SMS verification gives you access to all the features offered by OpenAI, ensuring your credentials are well-protected along the way.
Follow our simple steps to verify your OpenAI account and start experiencing its many benefits.
Protecting your OpenAI account is essential to safeguarding access, preventing fraud, and avoiding identity theft. That’s why verifying with SMS requires just a few simple steps. It ensures security while remaining fast and easy.
Visit chat.openai.com/auth/login on your web browser. This page will allow you to log into your existing account or create a new one if you don’t already have one.
Once you’re on the login page, click on the “Sign Up” button to create a new account.
Whether you have a Google or Microsoft account, you can choose either of these options for signing up or enter your email address for manual registration. Once this step is complete, individual verification steps need to be taken before proceeding further with the sign-up process.
After entering your email address, you must verify it by clicking on the link “continue” from OpenAI via email before continuing with the signup process. This helps ensure that only those who own this address can sign up for the service and gain access through SMS verification codes sent via text later in the process.
Once your email has been verified, you’ll be asked to provide your name to complete registration. Write your name and click on “Continue.”
After providing your name, you’ll be asked for a mobile number in order for OpenAI’s system to send verification codes through SMS as part of their two-factor authentication process. Now enter your mobile number into the “Verify Your Phone Number” and click on “Send Code” below.
You will then receive a unique six digit code via text message. You need to enter the code into the relevant field before being able to complete your SMS Verification process.
OpenAI requires a valid mobile number for verification, and this number needs to be active in order to receive SMS messages. If the device is not powered on or is in an area with no cellular coverage, you will not receive the required SMS message.
Additionally, if the phone number has been blocked or placed on ‘Do Not Disturb’ mode, it will not be able to receive the verification code either.
Accessing OpenAI is easy! First, go to https://beta.openai.com/signup and use a Google or Microsoft account for signup. During this process, you may be asked for a valid mobile number as verification.
Ensure that your phone is powered on and you are in an area with good cell reception before proceeding. Once your account has been verified through your mobile phone number, you can explore all of OpenAI’s features and services.
Unfortunately, You can’t use it without a phone number. OpenAI requires phone verification for access. Therefore, a valid mobile number must be provided during signup.
There are alternative methods available if necessary. Virtual phone numbers can be purchased online, as well as various online services that provide temporary numbers that can be used for this purpose.
OpenAI offers a basic version of ChatGPT, which is free but has a time limit. When an account is created, users are given $18 in credit, allowing them to produce around 650,000 words in OpenAI. These credits expire after approximately four months, so users must be mindful of this expiration period when utilizing their allotted credits.
AI is an important tool for maximum performance and efficiency on mobile devices. Features like better photos, game assistance, language translation, and audio identification can be made possible by recognizing audio signals in the environment.
Not only that, but this technology is also capable of optimizing system processes to extend battery life while still providing quality performance. Using AI unlocks a wide range of benefits that significantly enhance user experience.
Their utmost priority is ensuring users can securely authenticate their identities when using OpenAI’s services. That’s why at this time, they are only allowing accounts to be verified with a mobile phone number via SMS text message.
This way, users can rest assured that each step's verification process is quick and reliable. They currently do not allow account verifications through landlines or VoIP numbers.
You can use the same phone for additional OpenAI accounts. But only the first account verified with a given number will be granted free trial tokens. This means that subsequent accounts using this number will not be eligible for free trial tokens.
If you are attempting to use the same phone number for multiple OpenAI accounts, you should note that you may only use it for two unique OpenAI accounts in total.
In certain countries, it is possible to complete phone verification using WhatsApp instead of an SMS message. This feature is available in India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Nigeria, Israel, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Vietnam, Ukraine, Malaysia, Egypt, and Turkey as of Monday, January 16th, 2023.
If your country is not listed here, you will have to verify your phone number through an SMS message instead of via WhatsApp.
Once verified, you can access Basic services for free or upgrade to Pro for more powerful features at a nominal cost. OpenAI account will enable you to create, train and deploy sophisticated AI models quickly and securely.