python requests library install windows

Installing Python Requests Library on Windows

If you are a Windows user and want to use the Python Requests library, you can follow these simple steps to install it:

Option 1: Using pip

The easiest way to install the Requests library is to use pip, a package installer for Python.

        pip install requests

This command will automatically download and install the Requests library and its dependencies.

Option 2: Manual Installation

If for some reason you cannot use pip, you can manually download and install the Requests library:

  1. Go to the Requests library page on PyPI (Python Package Index) at
  2. Download the latest .tar.gz or .zip file.
  3. Extract the downloaded archive to a folder of your choice.
  4. Open a command prompt and navigate to the folder where you extracted the archive.
  5. Run the following command:

        python install

Testing the Installation

To test if the installation was successful, open a Python shell or create a new Python script and type:

        import requests

If no errors occur, the installation was successful and you can start using the Requests library in your projects.