How to Share Your ChatGPT Conversations

ChatGPT is a chatbot that uses a powerful natural language generation model to create engaging and realistic dialogues. Since its release, it has influenced the world a lot. Whether a student or a professional, you can always use ChatGPT to ease your workload. However, there might be instances where you wish to share your ChatGPT conversations with others.

Share your ChatGPT conversations

But how do you share your ChatGPT conversations with others? Thankfully, OpenAI has rolled out a new feature called ChatGPT Shared Links that allows users to create and share links to their conversations. Although the feature can now be accessed, there are still some things to know, including how to create and share a ChatGPT conversation link and open it, along with all the use cases.

In this guide, we will cover everything related to ChatGPT Shared Links and answer all your queries. So, let’s start without further ado.

As of writing this guide, you can only share the ChatGPT Shared Links from the browser version. However, OpenAI has confirmed that the feature will soon roll out for the ChatGPT app for iOS. Let’s begin.

Step 1: Visit ChatGPT on any browser and log in, if not already.

Step 2: Go to the sidebar where the ChatGPT chat history is.

Step 3: Choose the chat history you want to share.

Step 4: Hit the share icon on the current chat.

choose the conversation and hit the share button

Step 5: Here, you can change the chat name or choose whether to show your name.

Step 6: Once you make the necessary changes, hit Copy Link.

Click on Copy Link

Step 7: Paste it where you want to share.

Now that you know how to share your ChatGPT conversations, let’s look at what to do when you receive the ChatGPT Shared Links.

Step 1: Open the ChatGPT shared link that you have received.

Step 2: You will be redirected to your web browser, where you can see the name, date, and prompt of the conversation. If the creator has added their name, it will also be visible for those who open the link.

Note: The current conversation users can see is only the preview, which you can view even without login into OpenAI.

Step 3: To access the conversation, hit ‘Continue this conversation.’

hit continue this conversation on ChatGPT

Step 4: Log in to your ChatGPT account. If you don’t have an account, hit Sign up and follow the instructions.

Tip: If you are already logged in to ChatGPT, you will be redirected to the chat screen with the conversation.

You can now continue with the conversation. Remember that whatever changes you make to the prompt from the shared link won’t make any difference to the original conversation. To change the prompt, hit the edit button > make necessary changes and hit ‘Save & Submit.’ You can also share this conversation as a separate ChatGPT shared link.

hit save and submit

Note: The shared link will only contain information about the first query and its answer. You won’t be able to see the rest of the conversation.

Report Content of ChatGPT Shared Link

If you notice any issue with the conversation received, you can report that to OpenAI. Here’s how:

Step 1: Open the ChatGPT shared link you want to report on your browser.

Step 2: Hit Report content at the bottom.

choose Report content

Step 3: Choose the reason. Additionally, elaborate on the issue in the text box and hit Submit report.

mention the reason and hit Submit Report

Step 4: You’ll receive a confirmation about the report. Hit Close to exit.

hit Close

Step 1: Open ChatGPT and choose the conversation you want to update.

Step 2: To change the link name, hit the edit icon.

hit the edit button from ChatGPT conversation history

Step 3: Update the name and hit the check mark.

Tip: If you don’t want to make any changes, hit the cross button.

hit the check mark

To Edit the Prompt

Step 1: Hit the edit button next to the prompt.

hit the edit button to edit the prompt

Step 2: Once you make the necessary edits, hit ‘Save & submit.’

Tip: If you don’t want to make any changes, hit cancel.

hit save & submit

To Edit ChatGPT Shared Link

Step 1: Hit the Share button.

choose the conversation and hit the share button

Step 2: Hit the three-dot icon.

Step 3: Choose ‘Share your name’ or Share anonymously.

Step 4: Once you make the necessary changes, hit ‘Update and Copy Link.’

choose if you want to share name on ChatGPT Share links

Keep in mind even if you have made the changes and updated the ChatGPT shared links, anyone with the previous link can still see the original version.

If you mistakenly shared your ChatGPT conversations, you can quickly delete them. Most messaging platforms let you delete the message for both parties within a certain amount of time after sending it. Check if you can do that in the first place, else you can check the below methods:

Step 1: Open the conversation you shared on ChatGPT.

Step 2: Hit the Share button.

choose the conversation and hit the share button

Step 3: Now, hit the three-dot icon at the bottom.

hit the three dots

Step 4: Choose Delete Link.

hit delete link to delete the ChatGPT shared links

Now, whenever the user tries to access the conversation through the link, they will receive an error message. However, they can still view the prompt and answer in preview mode.

Delete Chat

Apart from that, you can delete the ChatGPT conversation which you shared. However, this will also prevent even you from accessing it again. This will also prevent anyone with the link from viewing the conversation in preview mode.

Delete the ChatGPT Account

Step 1: Log in to your ChatGPT account and open the sidebar.

Step 2: Hit the three-dot icon and choose Settings.

choose the three dots and hit settings

Step 3: Go to Data controls tab and hit Delete next to Delete account.

Note: You might be asked to log in again if you have a session of more than 10 minutes.

choose data control and choose delete

Step 4: Type your email and type DELETE in all caps in the required text box to confirm.

Step 5: Once you have added the necessary information, hit ‘Permanently delete my account.’

enter email, type delete and hit permanently delete my account

This will erase your data in ChatGPT along with the access to view any conversations in the shared links for anyone.

FAQs on Share Your ChatGPT Conversations

1. Why can’t I open ChatGPT shared links?

Try to clear the browser’s cache and cookies, use incognito mode to access it or mention to the sender that the link is not working. There might also be a chance that the user might have 
Retry login using your preferred authentication method. There’s also a chance that the user might have deleted the link, chat, or even their ChatGPT account.

2. Who can access the ChatGPT shared links?

Only the people with the link can access the ChatGPT shared links. As of now, there is no option to limit who can access the ChatGPt conversation.

3. What information about me is included in the shared link I generate?

By default, your name won’t be shared with the ChatGPT shared links. The only shared information will be the conversation you had with the chatbot.

Share Your Conversations With Anyone

ChatGPT is an amazing tool to increase productivity and get information on a lot of things. With the option to share your ChatGPT conversations, you can share these ideas, information, and prompts with others. If you have any queries or suggestions, let us know in the comments below.

Last updated on 09 June, 2023

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