How to Activate ChatGPT’s New Beta Web Browsing and Plugins Features — VoltronAI

Author Adidas Wilson
4 min readMay 13

ChatGPT has been making strides in AI technology since its inception, and its recent upgrade is no exception. OpenAI has introduced a new Beta Web Browsing and Plugins Features set in the ChatGPT-4 model, which promises to elevate the user experience to unprecedented heights. This article provides a step-by-step guide on how to turn on these innovative features.

Getting Started

Before you start, ensure you have the latest version of ChatGPT. The Beta Web Browsing and Plugins features are available only in the latest version, and upgrading is the first step to accessing these features.

Activating the Beta Web Browsing Feature

The Beta Web Browsing feature offers a novel way of interacting with web content directly from ChatGPT. To turn on this feature, follow the steps below:

Open ChatGPT: Start by launching your ChatGPT program. Ensure you’re connected to the internet, as the web browsing feature requires internet access.

Access Settings: Locate and click on the ‘Settings’ or ‘Preferences’ button, usually represented by a gear icon. This button is typically located on the top right corner of the ChatGPT interface.

Locate the Beta Web Browsing Feature: In the Settings menu, scroll down to find the ‘Beta Features’ section. Within this section, you should find the ‘Beta Web Browsing’ option.

Activate the Feature: To turn on the Beta Web Browsing feature, click on the checkbox or the toggle switch next to it. Once activated, the option should change in color or appearance, confirming that the feature is now on.

Save and Exit: After activating the feature, remember to save your changes before exiting the Settings menu. Some versions of ChatGPT may save changes automatically.

Activating the Plugins Feature

The Plugins feature in ChatGPT allows for seamless integration of third-party tools and applications, expanding ChatGPT’s functionality. To activate this feature, follow these steps:

Access Settings: Like before, start by clicking on the ‘Settings’ or ‘Preferences’ button.

Author Adidas Wilson

Adidas Wilson was born in Chicago, surviving a near death experience driving off a bridge in an 18 wheeler and getting hit by a train. Author and Motivator