importerror no module named crypto cipher : Get the Solution

importerror no module named crypto cipher Fix

The solution for Importerror no module named crypto cipher is to install / reinstall pycrypto python module properly or set its correct path. In this article, We will see the various way of installing the pycrypto with various package manager.

Importerror no module named crypto cipher ( Fix) –

Firstly, We will cover the most popular way for installing the pycrypto  using pip package manager. Then we will cover the easy_install method to fix this problem.

Method 1 :

Here is the command for pip.

pip install pycrypto

Also if you need admin rights before you run this command, Please add sudo before it.

sudo pip install pycrypto
importerror no module named crypto cipher
importerror no module named crypto cipherc

If you are getting errors in running the above command simply its because of some incompatible issue is there. Then you should first uninstall the previous one and then install the latest or compatible one. Use the below command for uninstalling it.

sudo pip uninstall pycrypto

Method 2 :

The another way is to use easy_install for having pycrypto install. Here is the command for that.

easy_install pycrypto


pycryptodome –

In python 3, you may be getting warning related to the pycrypto module. It is highly recommended to install the pycryptodome module on the place of the pycrypto with python 3 In such scenarios, you must uninstall the previous install version of pycrypto module. Here is the command for that.

pip3 uninstall pycrypto 
pip3 install pycryptodome


The pycrypto is really important module for implementing AES, DES  and other cryptographic problem. This will solve the maximum problem of Encryption and Decryption.  I hope this article must have helped you in fixing the bug “Importerror no module named crypto cipher”. If you are still struggling in the same bug, please let us know . You may comment below or write back to us on email. We will help you out in fixing the same. Thanks for reading the complete article.


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