Solve and Bypass hCaptcha CAPTCHAs: Easy Way

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ZenRows will bypass the hCaptcha CAPTCHAs for you, including all its subtypes: Manual, InVisible, and Passive. Our tool uses AI and a free-of-charge retry approach.

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How to Bypass hCaptcha

  1. Sign up on ZenRows.
  2. Make API requests with your target URL.
  3. Scrape CAPTCHA-protected pages.

Step 1: Get your free API key

Sign up to ZenRows to get your free API key and 1,000 API credits right away.

Step 2: Make Your hCaptcha Bypass Request

After signing up, you'll get to the Request Builder. To try it out, enter your target URL, activate the AI Anti-bot boost mode, add Premium Proxies, and select your favorite language. Then, click on "Try it".

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Did it work? Retry your request if needed, which will be enough in 99.7% of the cases. For the rest, go to Settings → Integrations to pass the request to a human.

Step 3: Scrape all CAPTCHA-protected pages

Once that works, copy and integrate the generated code into your codebase to scrape more pages.

Happy scraping!

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About hCaptcha

hCaptcha is a CAPTCHA service that allows websites to protect their content with various protection levels. It blocks users' access to web pages for different reasons, including all automated traffic. This is problematic for web scraping because its activity easily detects bots.

How hCaptcha Works

hCaptcha is a protective puzzle that users must solve before accessing a web page. It assesses the user's network traffic and actions and triggers a CAPTCHA box based on different protection levels. The CAPTCHA can appear once you land on a web page or come up due to an action like clicking a submit button. Sometimes, it can also be passive and use a bot score to detect automated scripts instead. The lower the bot score, the less likely your scraper gets blocked.

How CAPTCHA works

Detection Techniques used by hCaptcha

hCaptcha often uses an interactive CAPTCHA to differentiate between humans and bots. The puzzle varies depending on the difficulty level set by a website, making it difficult for bots to access protected web pages and extract content. hCaptcha may also detect scraping scripts based on a bot score derived from several factors, including web traffic and browser environment analysis.  

Detection Techniques CAPTCHA

hCaptcha: Types of CAPTCHAs

hCaptcha CAPTCHA types can be active, inactive, or passive. The active type is an interactive puzzle that appears when you launch a web page. An inactive one is initially invisible and only triggered by a user's action, such as clicking a buy button. Passive hCaptcha CAPTCHAs don't show visible puzzles but use a background challenge to identify real users.

Types of CAPTCHAs

How to Solve hCaptcha CAPTCHAs

The hCaptcha CAPTCHA can come up while accessing any web page. This prevents you from obtaining the data you need if you don't solve it. 

An easy way to solve the hCaptcha CAPTCHA is to integrate ZenRows with your web scraper and extract the content you want without limitations.

How to solve CAPTCHAs

How to Bypass hCaptcha CAPTCHAs

To bypass the hCaptcha CAPTCHA, you must understand it has different difficulty levels. The difficulty varies by web page, and the ease of bypassing each depends on the level used by a website.

An easy way to access any web page on the internet, regardless of its level of protection, is to use ZenRows, the most popular CAPTCHA bypass tool compatible with any programming language.

How to bypass CAPTCHAs
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