A residential proxy is an intermediary server between you and the website you're trying to access. This server has an IP address that's been provided by an Internet Service Provider (ISP), not a data center. These IP addresses are attached to physical locations across the globe at a country or city level. Requests coming from residential proxies stand out for their legitimacy, allowing you to gather public data efficiently.
Other proxy services may charge extra for additional concurrent sessions but at Oxylabs, we do not limit concurrent sessions, so you can easily scale up your web scraping projects whenever required.
A single backconnect proxy gives you access to a continuously rotating proxy pool, allowing you to control sessions and avoid IP bans and CAPTHCAs. In return, an average of 99.95% success rates are guaranteed for your scraping projects.
Our Residential Proxy network covers 195 locations and offers country, city, state-level and ZIP code geo-location targeting. Oxylabs proxies help access geo-restricted content without extra charge.
Power your web scraping projects with rotating Residential Proxies from a pool of 100M+ IPs. With a worldwide coverage of Residential IP addresses, you can easily overcome geo-location blocks.
Choose between HTTP or fully encrypted HTTPS protocol for an extra layer of security while scraping.
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"We need access to residential IPs to be able to reliably analyze our price accuracy on trivago. As some advertisers adjust their price display based on the user’s location (e.g. net for US) we need to be able to use a local IP to simulate this scenario."
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Via Oxylabs dashboard you can easily manage your proxy usage. Be confident that your web scraping projects will never stop unexpectedly.
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Oxylabs proxy manager tools are free and available for the Chrome browser and any Android device. Simply add and switch between multiple IPs on the go with a simple one-click connection.
With Lloyd's insurance, any Oxylabs client will have a guarantee that in case of our objective fault, our insurers will compensate them for the losses they've incurred (and proven). Such insurance is also one of Oxylabs' benefits, as no other proxy solution in the market offers Technology Errors & Omissions (Technology E&O) and Cyber insurance for their products.
All of our clients get the help they need via our chat support, available 24/7. For our Corporate and Enterprise Residential Proxy clients, a Dedicated Account Manager is assigned to help with any issue or request and is there to guide through any obstacles.
Our Residential Proxy network is backed by patented technology and utilizes a state-of-the-art transport layer network protocol. The cutting-edge technology enhances our network's speed, reliability, and security, providing users with a seamless and uninterrupted scraping experience.
Use Oxylabs stable and reliable Residential Proxy network to monitor reviews all over the world without any IP blocks.
Rotating residential proxies is the most effective tool to check how ads are displayed to different audiences globally.
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Residential IPs are great for identifying threats, testing applications, or monitoring websites in different locations.
One of the most common applications for any residential IP address is to scrape certain public information. This includes product listings, prices, and similar public information. Most sites are very cautious with the traffic they get, meaning that if they find the traffic suspicious, they will block it. Residential proxies come in handy here, as they allow you to imitate an organic internet user. Such traffic is highly unlikely to be classified as a bot-like activity, ensuring high success rates.
Residential proxies allow accessing content that may be unavailable in specific geographic locations. Depending on the country, or state, websites may display content differently. Therefore companies that gather global information need access to data all over the world. This includes e-commerce companies that use dynamic pricing, businesses that monitor minimum advertised price (MAP), or those that work with fare aggregation in various fields.
Manage your proxies by signing in to the dashboard or through the backend services. Our Residential IPs have an enhanced public API, allowing you to manage your Residential Proxies without the need to log into the dashboard. With Oxylabs Residential Proxy API, you can create, update, or delete sub-users, set traffic limits, as well as get statistics on your proxy users’ traffic. We keep improving our services, so you can expect more features to be added to the public API soon.
Oxylabs' customer service is really good. One time I used their proxies with captcha solving software. The software was actually using my connection, and it ran up my data bill. Oxylabs was kind enough to forgive this overage even though it was totally my fault. I didn't even ask for a credit, my rep simply offered it.
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Are residential proxies legal?
It highly depends on how you use residential proxies. There is no single answer to this question, as before engaging in any activities with proxies, you must make sure if scraping data does not breach any laws.
For more details, head over to our blog post “Is web scraping legal?” where we have this topic covered.
How to get a free residential proxy?
We do not recommend using free residential proxies, as they may not be reliable and secure. Free proxies can be risky as they may share your data with third parties, compromising your privacy and security. It is best to invest in a reputable residential proxy service that guarantees your privacy and security.
How do residential proxies work?
Residential proxies route the internet traffic through an intermediary server. This server changes the IP address of your connection request. Residential proxies differ from other kinds of proxies because they are connected to real mobile and desktop devices, which are used as the intermediaries for your connections.
Are residential proxies good?
Residential IPs are attached to physical locations; thus, they seem more real and legitimate, helping you minimize the number of IP bans and CAPTCHAs. Also, residential proxies cover more geo-locations, so you can easily access geo-specific content at a country or a city-level.
How do I get a residential proxy?
A residential IP can be acquired from a local ISP with a dedicated device, or purchased from a proxy service provider. The latter offers more options regarding IP types, ports, enhanced functionality as well as live support. Free proxy solutions are typically associated with security risks and reliability issues. It is recommended to procure trustworthy services ready to support your tasks every step of the way.
How do we count the number of our Residential IPs?
We count this number by multiplying the following values: Oxylabs Residential Proxy pool, unique exit node number per day, and days in quarter. Note that the end result varies on a monthly basis.
How to use residential proxies?
Our Oxylabs residential proxies can be used on almost every smart gadget and software platform. In order to learn how to set up and use residential proxies on your device properly, check out this quick start guide with all the details, ranging from proxies’ technical features to integrations with third-party software.
How much are residential proxies?
Our plans start from $300 per month with a 25GB traffic allowance. We also offer a Pay as you go plan with no monthly commitments. See the Pricing section for more details.
What are static residential proxies?
While most static proxies are datacenter IPs and residential proxies are constantly rotating, static residential proxies offer a blend of both. The combination merges the speed of datacenter proxies and organic traffic resemblance of residential proxies. Since an ISP assigns their IPs, static residential proxies offer uncompromised anonymity while technically being the same as datacenter proxies. You can learn more about static residential proxies in our blog.
Is there a bandwidth limit with Oxylabs residential IPs?
As we charge per GB, we limit the bandwidth for our residential IPs.
Can residential IPs be used via SOCKS5 protocol?
Not currently, however our Datacenter Proxy pool offers connection via SOCKS5 protocol.
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