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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. Read on to see how it works.

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U.S. IP address

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 U.S. IP address in 3 steps

Getting a U.S. IP address takes just minutes with ExpressVPN.

Step 2

Download the app for your device

Step 3

Connect to a VPN location in the U.S.

What is a U.S. IP address?

An IP address is a unique number that identifies your device when you’re online. A U.S. IP address is one assigned to a server in the United States of America.

Map of VPN server locations in the U.S.

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

Use ExpressVPN’s IP address checker to find out what apps and websites can learn about you from your IP address.

Why get a U.S. IP address?

A U.S. IP address allows you to browse the internet as if you were in the United States. This is useful for accessing websites that use geoblocking to restrict their content to certain regions.

If your VPN doesn’t have servers in the U.S., or isn’t optimized for maximum compatibility, you may lose access to these services whenever you connect. But a premium VPN like ExpressVPN is engineered to protect your privacy and security no matter what you’re doing online, whether you’re scrolling news sites, watching live sports on ESPN, or streaming in HD from platforms like Netflix, Hulu, or HBO.

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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ExpressVPN users can connect to server locations in 105 countries and counting. You can access any of these VPN server locations from the United States, or anywhere else in the world.


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