Instaloader is a powerful command-line OSINT tool that allows you to download photos, videos, stories, and other media from Instagram profiles, hashtags, and locations.
In this guide, we’ll walk you through the process of installing and using Instaloader on Termux, a popular terminal emulator for Android
Install instaloader in termux and linux
Installing this tool is very simple. However, let’s see how to install this tool without any errors.
Step 1: Install python package
Instaloader requires Python to run. In Termux, you can install Python by running the following command
pkg install python && pkg install python2
Step 2: Install the tool
With Python installed, you can now proceed to install Instaloader. In Termux, run the following command
pip install instaloader
That’s it. This is the easiest way to install this tool. Just use the same method to install this tool on Linux.
Usage of instaloader
Once Instaloader is installed, you can start using it to download Instagram media. Here are a few examples of how to use Instaloader
Download a User’s Profile
To download all the media from a user’s profile, use the following command
instaloader profile [username]
After the user-profile download is complete, a folder named username will be created in your root directory. That folder will contain all the targeting information.
If you want to open the photo in Termux you need to install the termimage tool so type the below command and install it.
pkg install termimage
After installing the termimage tool you can open any image file by running the command given below.
termimage [photo file name]
Download a Hashtag
If you want to download all the media associated with a specific hashtag, use the following command
instaloader hashtag [hashtag]
Download a Location
To download all the media associated with a specific location, use the following command
instaloader --geotags [location]
If you want to download a user’s stories, use the following command
instaloader --stories [username]
Replace (username) with the Instagram username of the user whose stories you want to download.
Download a Specific Post
To download a specific post, use the following command
Replace (shortcode) with the shortcode of the post you want to download. The shortcode is the unique identifier found in the post’s URL.
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