Follower and following grabber
The follower Grabber is used to extract usernames from a person's accounts followers.
The following Grabber is similar to the Follower Grabber, it is used to extract usernames from a person's accounts following
Hashtag Grabber is used to extract usernames from your targeted hashtag, such as #travel
The tool starts scraping from the recent posts, it opens the posts one by one and saves the username that the post was made by.
The Hashtag Grabber processes around 5 200 000 usernames per day.
See example output of the Hashtag Grabber here.
Data Grabber is used to extract data from users accounts, here is what data it saves: the users email, phone number, country, state, username, full name, biography, follower count, following count, media count, website URL, Instagram category, address street, zip code and Instagram ID code of the user's account. The email is extracted from the Instagrams mobile versions email/contact button.
See example of the Data Grabbers output here.
Tutorial for Excel
Step 1. Launch Microsoft Excel on your computer.
Step 2. Choose "Home" from the left menu tab and click on "Blank workbook”.
Step 3. Click on "Data" in the top menu. After that, click on "From Text/CSV" and open the .CSV ﬁle you would like to view.
Step 4. After opening the .CSV ﬁle from the previous step, you can see this popup. Simply click on “Load".
Tutorial for other applications can be seen here
Splitting long lists with usernames
It is sometimes needed and also advisable to split long username lists.
It is sometimes needed and also advisable to split long username lists. If your list is one million usernames, it takes around 16 days to run in InstaData Grabber. Regular speed for Data Grabber is around 50 000 users a day. It is comfortable to split long lists to smaller text ﬁles. And download these Data Grabber output ﬁles to your computer in smaller patches.
To speed up your processing speed, many clients buy licences in patches, 3, 10 or 200 licences and split their data grabber process between accounts. Your speed can be increased as much as you add additional InstaData licences. For that we can recommend to use special website https://textﬁlesplitter.com/ Choose how many ﬁles you need, depending how long you want to wait. IMPORTANT - Use "Line Split" and UTF-8 options
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