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How to access and use Google Bard now

A few months ago, Google launched its ChatGPT competitor, Bard AI. Google Bard used Google’s Pre-training and Auxiliary Language Modeling (PaLM) and was trained on data sets based on internet content.

So Google Bard AI has a bit more edge over ChatGPT. However, when it was first launched it was available for early access and was limited to US and UK users only.

However, inside Google I/O 2023, the tech giant recently announced that its new AI chatbot is now available in more than 180 countries worldwide. This means you now have access Google Bard without waiting list or connect to a US or UK VPN server.

How do I access Google Bard without a VPN?

Now that Google Bard is officially available to more users around the world, you can access it without connecting to a VPN or proxy server.

You need an active internet connection and a web browser use Google Bard without VPN. Below we have shared steps to use Google Bard in Chrome web browser.

1. Open your favorite web browser (Google Chrome is recommended) and visit this web page.

2. Click the ‘To registerbutton in the lower right corner.

To register

3. Complete the signup process with your google account.

google account

4. After you complete the signup process, you can use Google Bard AI.

Google Bard AI

That is it! It’s that easy to use Google Bard without a proxy server or VPN.

How to use Google Bard AI?

If you are a first time user, you may find it difficult to understand some features. For example, Google Bard’s UI looks very identical to Bing AI chat, but is lighter and faster.

1. To get started, click on the chat field at the bottom and enter a prompt (question) here. When you’re done, tap the Enter knob.

2. The Google Bard AI comes up with a response.

enter a prompt

3. Since Google Bard is more advanced than ChatGPT in terms of providing the latest information, you can also use it to collect information or real-time events.

4. You can ask questions that are popular lately; for example IPL 2023 table.

Some other features of Google Bard AI

While Google Bard AI is still being tested and will take its own time to fit into its own space, you now have access to a few features.

Features of Google Bard AI

Google Bard allows you to Reset the chatCheck the previous promptetc. You also get the Help & Support option in the left sidebar.

Google Bard features in the chat window

You also get some features in Google Bard’s main chat window. For example, if you are not satisfied with the answer, you can click the ‘Google it‘ button to instantly search the web.

Google it

Clicking the “Google it” button opens a new search page and gives you access to web results. The conversation is also possible exported to Documents or concept in Gmail.

concept in Gmail

At the top you will get an option to view other designs. Clicking this option expands and collapses all available drafts. Drafts are simply the other variants of the answers.

view other designs

Just below the View Other Drafts option, you will see a reload icon. Clicking on the Reload icon will regenerate all drafts.

Reload icon

To edit your prompt, click the mini pencil icon in the upper part. By clicking on the pencil icon you can change your entered prompt.

mini pencil icon

Frequently Asked Questions – Frequently Asked Questions

How do I access Google Bard without a VPN?

Now Google Bard is available to almost all users. Additionally, if you live in supported countries, you don’t need to use a VPN or proxy server to access Google Bard AI.

Do I have to go on the waiting list?

In the initial phase you are obliged to join the waiting list. However, now that Google Bard is open to 180 countries, you no longer need to join the waiting list. You can follow our steps to get started with Google Bard right away.

Is Google Bard free to use?

Yes, Google Bard is completely free to use and is expected to remain free forever. However, many sites on the web can convince you to pay to use Google Bard. You should avoid such sites.

What is Fast Google Bard or ChatGPT?

Google Bard and ChatGPT are a bit different. Google Bard uses Google’s own LLM called PaLM 2 and can search the web and give you the results. However, from personal experience, we found that ChatGPT is faster than Google Bard.

Google Bard vs ChatGPT? Who wins?

There is no competition as of now. Both are AI chatbot but have some advantages over the other. Google Bard needs a lot of refinement and the answers are not up to par. As of now, ChatGPT is leading the race for accuracy.

Also read: Save and export ChatGPT conversations/chat

Now that Google Bard AI is available to more users, you should give it a try and share your experience with us. Let us know how Google Bard helped you and if you’ll use it again. And if you find this guide helpful, don’t forget to share it with your friends.

Amir Hussain

Amir Hussain is the founder of Freemium World, a geek by nature and a professional Blog writer . I love to write about new technology trends, social media, hacking, blogging and much more.

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