How to get started with OpenAI (GPT-4, DALL-E, Whisper) on Zapier

Connect to OpenAI on Zapier

OpenAI uses API keys to authenticate your account on Zapier.

Required authentication fields

  • API Key

Optional authentication fields

  • Organization ID

Additional authentication instructions

  1. Log into your OpenAI account.
  2. In your account settings, click View API keys.
  3. Click + Create new secret key.
  4. Copy your API key.
  5. (Optional) You can find your Organization ID in your Organization settings if you belong to multiple organizations.
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If you get the error authentication failed during authentication, it may mean you've reached your OpenAI usage limits. Check your OpenAI billing settings.

About OpenAI's app

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If you’re looking to use the Chat API or Assistants API, use the ChatGPT app instead with either the Conversation or Conversation with Assistant action.

Are self-hosted or cloud-hosted accounts supported? Cloud-hosted accounts only  
Is a paid OpenAI plan required? Yes

OpenAI provides pay-per-use billing that varies for each model. View OpenAI's plans and how prepaid billing works

Are any special account permissions required? No  
Are there usage limits? Yes Learn more about OpenAI's API usage.
Are there pagination limits? No  
Do trigger samples use real data from your account or generic data? Not applicable  
Are custom fields supported? No  
Do update actions overwrite or append to existing data? Not applicable  
Is there any additional info? Yes

Data sent to OpenAI through Zaps is via OpenAI API. Under OpenAI's API data usage policy, OpenAI will not use API-submitted data to train or improve their models unless you explicitly decide to share your data with them for that purpose (such as by opting in). For more information, review OpenAI's article about when and how data may be used to improve model performance.

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