Follow & Unfollow Cycles

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Ensure you never hit a following limit on Instagram.

As you may know, Instagram has limits for following. You can only follow up to 7,500 accounts on Instagram. Therefore, it’s important that you keep your Instagress Activity below these limits.

One strategy that has proven helpful for some Instagress users is turning on the Follow and Unfollow Cycles with a value of 1. This strategy ensures that you won’t hit Instagram’s follow limits.

Other users prefer using Follow/Unfollow Cycles at values of 50/50, 100/100, and 500/500, depending on how many accounts they already follow.

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Please, note that Unfollow source should be set to Instagress to achieve chronological order of Unfollow actions.


Follow a large amount of high quality users using whatever criteria works best for you, such as Tags, Locations and/or Followers, Followings, Likers, Commenters of Usernames.

You can also use Auto-stop settings so that your Activity will stop after following 2,000 users. Then, run some Deep engagement strategies before turning on Unfollows.

Unfollow starting with accounts you followed first

When your Activity has followed 2,000 users and hit the Auto-stop limit, you can now set your Follow and Unfollow cycles to 1 and turn on your Activity again. Now, you will start unfollowing the oldest users from your previous Mega-follow. Ensure that Unfollow source is set to Instagress so your Unfollow actions will work in first-in-first-out way.

Still have questions? Then check out our blog post about Follow & Unfollow at the same time. You are welcomed to share any thoughts about this feature in the comments.

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