Instagram Profile Scraper

Scrape Instagram Profiles. Extract every available data. Instagram automation.

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Scrape Instagram Profiles easily and extract all the public data at scale with this Phantombuster Instagram automation.

Instagram is full of information. You can deduce many things by knowing an account description, follower/following count, its website or if he or she is verified.

This automation's purpose is to save you time by scraping Instagram extremely rapidly and saving all the available data about thousands or Instagram profiles.

Start building databases of potential followers or customers by visiting those profiles and set your Instagram account's growth on automatic thanks to our Instagram scraper.

Tutorial ๐Ÿš€

1. Create your account.

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2. Add this Instagram automation to your account.

3. Click on Configure me!

You'll now see the 3 configuration dots blinking. Click on them.

4. Easy & safe authentication

This automation will connect to the website on your behalf. The safest and most efficient way for Phantombuster to authenticate as yourself is by using your session cookies.

To make that process as easy as possible you can use Phantombuster's browser extension. It's a 2-click installation.

If you're operating from another browser and/or want to do it manually, here is how to do it.

5. Add a Google Spreadsheet ๐Ÿ“‘

Create a spreadsheet on Google Spreadsheet.

Fill it with Instagram profile URLs. One profile URL per row, all in column A.

Make this spreadsheet public so Phantombuster can access it.

Paste the spreadsheet's URL to Phantombuster.

Start your automation!

You're all set. Just click "launch" to get your automation started!

Set this Instagram automation on repeat

Once your automation's configuration is ready, you can schedule repetitive launches. This will allow you to avoid rate limits, scrape more data and get your automated workflows to spread over days, weeks, even months.

To do so, go to your dashboard and look for your automation's โ€œSettingsโ€ button.

Then, select a frequency:

And Save those new settings at the bottom of the page.


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This API will output CSV and/or JSON containing the following fields:

  • profileUrl (Instagram profile URL)
  • imageUrl (Profile picture URL)
  • profileName (Instagram username)
  • instagramID (Instagram unique ID)
  • fullName (Full name of the person)
  • postsCount (How many publications they made)
  • followersCount (How many followers they have)
  • followingCount (How many accounts they follow)
  • bio
  • website
  • verified (If Instagram has confirmed it's an authentic account)
  • inCommon (If some of your Instagram friends follow that account)
  • private (If the account is private)
  • status (If you follow or have blocked that account)

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