Many users have recently been asking how to sign up for OpenAI ChatGPT account without a phone number. They worry that using personal phone numbers for SMS verification will leak their privacy. There are also users in countries where ChatGPT is not yet available. Therefore, many users want to know how to sign up OpenAI ChatGPT account without a phone number. Next, we’ll show you how to do it.
Why does ChatGPT need a phone number?
When you sign up for a ChatGPT account, OpenAI performs two verification steps. The first is via email and the second is via SMS text message sent to your mobile phone. That’s why a phone number is required when registering a Chat GPT account. So if ChatGPT is not available in your country, you’re going to have some trouble signing up. Fortunately, this article will introduce how to sign up ChatGPT account without phone number for these users.
How to sign up ChatGPT without phone number?
Step 1: Prepare IP address
First, please use an IP address from a country supported by OpenAI ChatGPT by connecting a VPN, such as the IP address of the United States, Korea, Japan, India, and Singapore. Do not use Hong Kong or Chinese IP addresses.
Step 2: Get a temporary phone number
Click the following button to get temporary phone number for ChatGPT. It’s a free online service from AnonymSMS whereby you can Receive SMS Online, without using your own mobile/cell number.
Step 3: Register for OpenAI ChatGPT
Sign up for ChatGPT with a temporary phone number. An SMS verification code from OpenAI ChatGPT will be sent to a temporary phone number and displayed for you to review.
Is it safe to use a temporary phone number for ChatGPT/OpenAI?
In fact, using a temporary number to register ChatGPT is more beneficial to protect privacy. If you use your own phone number, there is a good chance that your phone number will be sold to a third party company. This means they will track your online activities. Thereby causing a privacy leak. While using a temporary number to register and use the ChatGPT service, you will not have to worry about your online activities being tracked, because they cannot link the temporary number with your personal information.
Now you have successfully signed up a ChatGPT account on OpenAI without using your own phone number! You can sign up a ChatGPT account even in the region unavailable for ChatGPT.