OpentAI API request error : You exceeded your current quota... (now:major challenges/bug with prepayment credit system)

My key got the above error but when I created a new key the problem was solved. But I want my old key to work .

Welcome to the community.

Quota is enforced on account not on key.

Your old key should work just as your new key does. If that’s not the case you can delete the key you do not use anymore.

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Why is my old key not working even though I have increased my limit

my old key has not expired

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I have the same problem. I have not exceeded the quota, yet the message tells me that I have exceeded it and that I must change plans. I even tried to create a new account and despite that the message persists!

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same problem here… just setup my billing account but when using the api key, it keep giving me the error OP has mentioned.

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Same here. I haven’t even used any API key anywhere before, but it gives me that error message all the time:

“ERROR using your OpenAI API key. You’ve exceeded your current quota, please check your plan and billing details”

Why is that?


I too get the same error:

You exceeded your current OpenAI API quota, please check your OpenAI plan and billing details.

I didn’t go over the limit

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“error”: {
“message”: “You exceeded your current quota, please check your plan and billing details.”,
“type”: “insufficient_quota”,
“param”: null,
“code”: null
Same error :frowning:

But, it call went through with the new API key :confused:

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Same issue here please help I have credits in my account but unable to use it with API

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I have the same problem and i am not even close to the limit. I tried to contact the service but no response.

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hello, I have the same error, I have not exceeded my amount and I just get that error, does anyone know what it could be?

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@arminius.maximus and @ermelindasilvaramire

Usually this can be solved by adding a payment method.

Thanks for your answer! I added 2 valid CCs and it doesn`t work.

Once you add a payment method, you should create a new API key and use that. Revoke the old one.

Update - now it works. I got an error message that my account was canceled and i have to setup a new payment method. The message was not there for a nearly a week. Thanks for your help!

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so if you were helped by adding the payment method and creating a new apikey?

It already worked for me, but why is it working only by paying? Before you could in the free version

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i cant even add a payment method because i can only do a billing plan with visa. dont have it, cant get it.

I almost neever used API keys , but every time I try to create and use new API key, it says quota exceeded. Any clue?