As you may or may not know, Instagram closed its API in summer 2016.
In this tutorial I will be showing you how to use Instabot to download all your Instagram photos on a Windows platform.
Download all your Instagram photos on Windows
1. Download the latest version of Python for Windows
Go to the Python website and download the latest version of Python for Windows.
Follow the instructions that the installer offers you. Check Add Python 3.x to Path and click on Install Now.
2. Clone the instabot repository from Github
Go to the Git website and download the latest version for Windows.
Run the installer and follow the instructions that is provided.
After the installation is finished, run the Command Prompt as an Administrator (Right click the Command Prompt and click ‘Run as administrator).
In the Command Prompt type the following and press Enter:
git clone https://github.com/instagrambot/instabot --recursive
3. Install instabot in a virtual Python environment
In the Command Prompt type the following command:
pip install -U instabot
4. Download your Instragram photos
Now for the fun part.
In the Command Prompt, navigate to the
examples directory in the instabot repository that you cloned in step 3.
Now you can run the following command to start downloading your Instagram photos.
The script will prompt you to enter your username and password, and after a successful login it will start downloading your Instagram photos to the
photos directory in the