how to install python requests

How to Install Python Requests?

If you are working with Python, you might have come across the need to interact with different websites or web services. In such cases, the Python Requests library can be of great help. Request library allows you to send HTTP or HTTPS requests using Python.

Here is how you can install Python Requests:

Using pip

The easiest way to install Python Requests is by using pip, which is a package management system used to install and manage software packages written in Python.

    pip install requests


This command will download the latest version of Requests library and install it on your system.

Manual Installation

In case, for any reason, you don't want to use pip, you can manually download and install the Requests library. Here are the steps:

  1. Go to the Requests official website (
  2. Download the latest version of Requests library as a zip file.
  3. Extract the zip file in a directory of your choice.
  4. Navigate to the extracted directory in your command prompt.
  5. Run the following command:

    python install


This command will install the Requests library on your system.

Verifying the Installation

To verify if the installation was successful, open the Python interpreter and run the following command:

    import requests


If no error messages are shown, that means the installation was successful, and you can start using Python Requests library in your projects.