To impersonate a web browser in Python we can set a custom User-Agent header. This makes HTTP requests look like they are coming from a specific web browser.

To impersonate a web browser in Python, we can set a User-Agent header to match that of a specific browser. Here's how you can : Send and Generate User-Agent in Python Requests

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Python impersonate browser

A better solution is to use a Python library called curl_cffi.

To install library curl-cffi you can run:

pip install curl-cffi

This library offers a range of browsers which can be used with few lines:

from curl_cffi import requests

r = requests.get("", impersonate="chrome99_android")


This gives us code 200.

Workaround for blocked GET requests in Python

If you are trying to extract web data and get frequent bans - then you can try different profiles.

The best one which works for a higher level of protection is - chrome99_android (based on my tests).

import curl_cffi.requests
import random

clink = ""
response = curl_cffi.requests.get(clink,impersonate=borwtype[random.randint(1, len(borwtype) - 1)])
print(response .text)

The code above solves the problem with banned requests and extract data from the most complex sites.