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Tool for automated Instagram interactions

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Tooling that automates your social media interactions to “farm” Likes, Comments, and Followers on Instagram Implemented in Python using the Selenium module.

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pip install instapy

That's it! 🚀
If you're on Ubuntu, read the specific guide on Installing on Ubuntu (64-Bit). If you're on a Raspberry Pi, read the Installing on RaspberryPi guide instead.

Important: depending on your system, make sure to use pip3 and python3 instead.

You can put in your account details now by passing the username and password parameters to the InstaPy() function in your quickstart script, like so:


Or you can pass them using the Command Line Interface (CLI).

If you've used InstaPy before installing it by pip, you have to move your old data to the new workspace folder for once. Read how to do this here.

To run InstaPy, you'll need to run the quickstart script you've just downloaded.

-- or
python --username abc --password 123

InstaPy will now open a browser window and start working.

If want InstaPy to run in the background pass the --headless-browser option when running from the CLI
Or add the headless_browser=True parameter to the InstaPy(headless_browser=True) constructor.

Updating InstaPy

pip install instapy -U


Video tutorials:

Official InstaPy Guide on Udemy

Installation on Windows

Installation on MacOS

Installation on Linux

Installation on DigitalOcean Server

Written Guides:

How to Ubuntu (64-Bit)       

How to RaspberryPi       

External Tools:

InstaPy Dashboard

InstaPy Dashboard is an Open Source project developed by @converge to visualize Instagram accounts progress and real-time InstaPy logs on the browser.

InstaPy GUI

InstaPy GUI is a Graphical User Interface including some useful Analytics developed by @breuerfelix.


All information on how to use InstaPy with Docker can be found in the instapy-docker repository.


A list of all features of InstaPy can be found here.


Do you need help ?

If you should encounter any issue, please first search for similar issues and only if you can't find any, create a new issue or use the discord channel for help.

Discord channel

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Check out this short guide on how to start contributing!.



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Disclaimer: Please Note that this is a research project. I am by no means responsible for any usage of this tool. Use on your own behalf. I'm also not responsible if your accounts get banned due to extensive use of this tool.

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