How to move from chatgpt plus plan to api

I just bought chagpt plus 20$ i thought it provides api key
Now i want to move from plus to pai plan how anyone

Welcome to the forum!

ChatGPT Plus and the API two different things as you noted. However one can not move as you ask from one to the other.

You can cancel your ChatGPT Plus account or leave it active.

For the API see the FAQ

https://help.openai.com/en/collections/3675931-api

in particular this subset of the FAQ

Understanding OpenAI API Billing & Usage


The OpenAI Discord site has a AI to answer questions. (ref) For your question here is the prompt and reply.

Prompt

For the following text, summarize the idea, 
extract meaningful questions and give possible answers.

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I just bought chagpt plus 20$ i thought it provides api key
Now i want to move from plus to pai plan how anyone
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Idea Summary: The user has purchased a ChatGPT Plus subscription for $20, under the impression that it would provide an API key. They now wish to transition from the Plus subscription to a pay-as-you-go API plan. Extracted Questions and Answers:

  1. Question: Does the ChatGPT Plus subscription provide an API key?

    Answer: No, the ChatGPT Plus subscription and the API usage are billed separately. The ChatGPT Plus subscription covers usage on chat.openai.com only and costs $20/month. API usage has its own separate cost. (Source: Help Article (https://help.openai.com/en/articles/7039783-how-can-i-access-the-chatgpt-api))

  2. Question: How can I transition from a ChatGPT Plus subscription to a pay-as-you-go API plan?

    Answer: You can upgrade your API service to pay-as-you-go by adding a payment method in your API account billing settings. Note that API usage is charged by the number of tokens used. (Source: Help Article (https://help.openai.com/en/articles/8156019-i-want-to-move-my-chatgpt-subscription-to-the-api))

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