Use Later’s Search by Profile feature to collect media from Instagram business and creator profiles. Search by Instagram username or profile URL to find images and videos to add to your Media Library.
- Search by Profile is only available on Later’s current Starter, Growth, and Advanced plans
- Search by Profile is available for Instagram business and creator profiles only
- This feature is not supported through our iOS and Android mobile apps
- Due to limitations from Instagram, we can only pull images and videos from Instagram business and creator profiles—not personal profiles
Get Started with Search by Profile
- In Later on the web, make sure you’re in the Access Group you want to collect media for
- Click Media > Search by Profile
- Click Get Started, agree to the Guidelines, and click Agree & Continue
Collect Media from Instagram Profiles
- In Search by Profile, enter an Instagram username or profile URL.
- Select media you want to save and then Add to Library.
Find Media Collected from Search by Profile in Your Library
- Go to your side library.
- Select Show Filters at the top.
- Under System Labels select the profile search label.
- Media collected from Search by Profile will be shown.
When you’re ready to repost, select a media item and schedule it.
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