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How to get a U.S. IP address

The best way to get a U.S. IP address is to use a VPN. Why? Connecting to the internet with a VPN enables you to change your IP address quickly and easily while protecting your digital privacy.

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What is a U.S. IP address?

An IP (Internet Protocol) address is a unique number that identifies your device when you’re online. An IP address can be expressed as a set of four numbers, with each number ranging from 0 - 255. An example address might be A U.S. IP address is one assigned to a server in the United States of America.

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There are more than 1.5 billion unique IP addresses assigned in America. Over 8 million of these are in the range between - However, there is no easy way to identify a U.S. IP address without using an IP address checker.

Because your IP address is associated with your location and your internet service provider (ISP), changing your IP address with a VPN allows you to limit what apps and websites know about you and makes you more anonymous online.

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A VPN reroutes your internet traffic through a VPN server in a country of your choice—like the U.S.—so apps and websites will think you are located in the United States.

How to get a U.S. IP address

With ultra-fast VPN servers in U.S. locations like New York, New Jersey, Chicago, and Los Angeles, ExpressVPN makes it easy to get a U.S. IP address in these locations and many more.

Get a USA IP address in 3 steps

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Download the app for your device

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Connect to a VPN location in the U.S.

Why get a U.S. IP address?

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Access U.S. streaming platforms from anywhere

ExpressVPN’s high-speed, constantly optimized network is fully compatible with services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO, and more*. Whether you're traveling, at school, or on public Wi-Fi, you'll be able to stream securely with no bandwidth caps and no throttling.

*ExpressVPN is optimized to work with streaming platforms so you can enjoy online privacy and security all the time, without the VPN interfering. It should not be used as a means of copyright circumvention. We cannot see or control what you do while connected to our service, so you are responsible for complying with our Terms of Service, your content provider’s terms, and any applicable laws.

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Avoid the frustration of not being able to access your accounts easily while traveling in another country. Using a VPN to get a U.S. IP address makes wire transfers, payments, or managing shares easy, no matter where you are. Plus, a VPN ensures your online traffic is shielded in an encrypted tunnel so no one can see your activity or any sensitive information.

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Defeat internet censorship

Avoid online censorship by using a VPN to get a U.S. IP address. When you connect to a VPN, your activity is shielded from your ISP, so they're not able to block specific types of online content. A VPN makes it easy to get a U.S. IP, whether you're aiming for net neutrality or trying to access censored content from a country outside the U.S.

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Mask your actual IP address

You can use a VPN to shield your IP address and encrypt your web traffic so that your browsing data is hidden from your ISP and other third parties.

ExpressVPN does not keep activity logs or connection logs, and our TrustedServer technology is engineered to ensure all data is wiped from servers with every reboot.

Download a USA VPN for all your devices

A single ExpressVPN subscription lets you download a VPN for every popular platform. Need a VPN for multiple devices? Set up ExpressVPN on everything you own, and use it on eight at the same time.

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