Here is how you can get the ChatGPT app on your Mac

Sanjana Dhar
Sanjana Dhar May 27, 2024
Updated 2024/05/27 at 9:35 AM

A user named @diegojimenez on X has shared a new workaround that will help you to get the ChatGPT app on your Mac powered by M1 or newer processor with macOS 14 or newer OS.

How to download the ChatGPT app on Mac?

ChatGPT app for Mac is yet to be made available on the App Store. It has to be sideloaded by downloading it from the OpenAI community forum. This app when installed once, will automatically get updated to the latest version.

Since this comes from a trusted developer, you just need to simply download the DMG file. Then, double click on it and drag the icon to the Applications folder. Doing this will install it on your app. Once it it installed, a request will be prompted for access. Click on ok to grant the access.

The next step is a crucial one to enable the ChatGPT app on Mac. This is a simple trick which you need to do within a second. Double click on the ChatGPT app to open it. Then, use your Google or Microsoft account to log in. Once you have logged in, make sure to quickly close the app by pressing on command+ Q buttons. You have to do this before a login error alert is shown. If you can succeed in doing this, you can access the ChatGPT app on your Mac.

Through the ChatGPT app on Mac, you can access the latest GPT-4o model for free. There is no logical explanation on how this trick works. However it seems to be working successfully and you can definitely activate ChatGPT on your Mac.


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