- Traffic never expires
- Flexible rotation options
- SOCKS5 supported
- Sticky sessions
- City/State targeting
- API access
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What Is a Residential Proxy?
A residential proxy is a server that sits between your device and the websites you visit. It makes you look like you’re in a specific country or city, no matter where you actually are.
Unlike datacenter proxies, residential proxies are connected to actual devices from real internet service providers (ISP). So from a website’s eyes, your traffic appears like regular customer traffic.
It means you don’t get blocked when doing things like video streaming, web scraping, and online shopping and banking.
Bottom line: It hides your online activity, so you stay anonymous without restrictions. No more blocked content. No more CAPTCHAS. No more frustrations—you can spend your time doing the things you want to do.
Residential proxies surpass the competition regarding anonymity and undetectability because of where they obtain their IP addresses. Unlike datacenter proxies, residential proxies correlate to IP addresses from actual ISP customers. The class of IP addresses may seem like a trivial detail, but it’s essential for particular tasks. Some things such as video streaming, online shopping, and banking, have extra security measures to detect and block proxies.
ISP-sourced residential proxies get around these limitations because they appear as regular customer traffic from the server’s point of view. With the continual rise in the popularity of streaming services, unrestricted access can be appealing.
In recent years, streaming sites, in particular, have set their sights on preventing proxies through various detection mechanisms leading to a myriad of user complaints.
Why Customers Choose IPRoyal’s Residential IPs
Privacy you can count on
Get residential IPs powered by real users. Stay private, and never get blocked or detected.
No contracts required
Pay as you go and stop when you want. We have a ZERO monthly minimum and no long-term contracts.
Unblock geo-restrictions and get city-level targeting, with millions of proxies in 195 countries.
What you get with Residential IPs
Instant IP Changes
Get a new proxy with the click of a button. Use your dashboard or a simple API request to change your IP at any time.
Need frequent proxy changes? It’s easy to auto-rotate IPs automatically every 1, 10, or 30 minutes.
Sticky Proxy Sessions
Keep the same residential IP address for up to 7 days for smoother browsing and gaming.
Unique Residential IPs
Get access to a unique pool of global IP addresses. Our built-from-scratch network allows country- and city-level targeting.
Run all the concurrent sessions you need. No limits or restrictions.
Use our proxies for any website with zero IP blocks—as long as it’s legal.
What you can do with Residential Proxies
Demographic research and scraping
Gather information across the web quickly and easily. Combine residential proxies with your data-scraping bot for any need—from market research and SEO monitoring, to social media and ecommerce.
Find the best deals in record time. Our global network of residential ISP proxies lets you conduct business in any locale safely and anonymously. Think of it as your smart solution to the proverbial “needle in a haystack” challenge of online sales.
Speed up load times and immerse yourself in a smoother gaming experience. That’s right. Proxies with advanced caching technology can enhance online play through faster processing of resource-intensive content.
Browse the internet without fear. Seemingly simple online activities can expose your personal data. A proxy guards you against accidental information leaks by keeping your location, device, and ISP hidden.
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How do residential proxies work?
A residential proxy sits between you and the websites you visit. It replaces your IP address with a different IP address, so all of your online activity remains private. Nothing can be traced back to you.
Are residential proxies safe?
Yes. Residential proxies are connected to actual devices through real residential ISP connections. Proxy servers have the highest IP scores for trust and reputation, so you don’t need to worry about your safety while using them.
Can residential proxies be detected?
No. There’s no way for a website, app, or any other online service to determine if you’re using a residential proxy. Proxy traffic is indistinguishable from regular visitors.
How do you test residential proxies?
You can test your sticky and rotating residential proxies for any website with our IPRoyal Proxy Tester. It works on Windows and allows you to check your proxy type, speed, and the current status of multiple proxies at once. You can also filter the results and export working proxies in .txt format.
How often do residential proxies rotate?
It’s up to you. IPRoyal offers precise TTL (time-to-live) control for residential proxies. So you can get a new IP address every time you send a request, or you can rotate it at a specified frequency: from one second to 7 days.
Does IPRoyal offer pay-as-you-go residential proxies?
Yes. The Royal residential proxy service is based on a pay-as-you-go model where you only pay for the traffic you use. Buying a larger amount of traffic at once includes significant discounts (up to 75%). The traffic you purchase never expires - you can spend it whenever and however you want.
Does IPRoyal offer unlimited bandwidth for residential proxies?
Yes. Our static residential proxy service offers genuine residential proxies with no bandwidth or session limitations. Static residential proxies use the same IP address for your plan’s duration (leases are available for 1, 30, 60, or 90 days), and offer unlimited bandwidth during this time. Note that these are not rotating residential proxies, which have a different pricing plan.
Can I use IPRoyal residential proxies for DDoS attacks?
No. IPRoyal residential proxies (or any other service) explicitly prohibit any activities that cause damage, service disruption, or engage in any other illegal activity. You can find more information in our Terms of Service.
How much do residential proxies cost?
The cost of rotating residential proxies is based on traffic and purchase plan. Plans start at $7 per GB, and can be discounted as low as $1.75 per GB when purchased in bulk. Your traffic never expires, so purchasing traffic in bulk is an extremely cost-effective option.
Residential Proxies Quick-Start Guide
Don't know where to begin? Our Royal residential proxies quick-start guide has all the information you need to set up and start using them!
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