Hello, friends welcome back to another new article, In this article, I’ll tell you guys how it’s easy to gather information about an Instagram account on an android device with the help of the Termux application and a small python script. For gathering information about Instagram termux we’ll be using osi.ig tool by th3unkn0n.
What is Termux ?
Termux is an terminal emulator that bring linux command line experience to users of android. To know more about termux click here.
Installing OSI.IG Tool In Termux
As I said earlier that we’ll be using osi.ig tool to gather information about Instagram in our termux application. So for that first, we need to install osi.ig tool in Termux. Follow the commands given below to install osi.ig:
- Update the list of packages using
- Install git and python using
apt install git pythoncommand.
apt install git python
- Clone osi.ig tool in termux from GitHub using
git clone https://github.com/th3unkn0n/osi.ig
- Get inside osi.ig directory uisng
- Install all the required python modules for osi.ig tool uisng
pip install -r requirements.txt
That’s it now we are ready to use osi.ig tool to extract information about an instagram account directly in terminal.
Using OSI.IG Tool Instagram Termux
To see basic details about an account of instagram termux type
python main.py -u <username> . Make sure to replace username with the username of the user that you want to search and also make sure you are in osi.ig directory.
python main.py -u <username> python main.py -u amanbytes #example
As you can see from the above image we got information about an Instagram account like username, user id, followers, bio, profile image url, etc.
Now to know details about the post that was posted from an specific Instagram account type python main.py -u <username> -p .
python main.py -u <username> -p python main.py -u amanbytes -p
As from the above image you can see that the script has returned information about posts like post typename, id, shortcode, dimensions, image url, etc.
So this is how you can use the osi.ig tool Instagram termux to print the details about an Instagram account directly in your terminal. Tools like osi.ig is very important for information gathering and in the same way you can install this osi,ig tool in linux too. If you are stuck somewhere while installing this tool in termux you can watch the following video.