Trace a Fake Instagram Account & Who is Behind

Your Quick Answer:

To trace a face Instagram Account, you can use tools like Iplogger and Grabify to create a Short Link and make an exciting URL.

On sending that URL to the user on Instagram, they will open it and their IP address will get recorded which can help you see who the creator of the fake account is.

To find the person’s identity behind an Instagram account, you can use the reverse search tool Pixsy where you can reverse search a profile photo or a username. Or you can search for the username on some other social media.

Tools like IG Fake Finder and Social Blade are also used for tracking someone’s fake account.

Police can find out through these tools behind a fake Instagram Account if a complaint is lodged.

To find the email of a fake Instagram account, you can search in the account’s contact section, track their ID through IP Tracker tools, and find the mail ID used to create that account.

How To Trace a Fake Instagram Account:

You can try the following methods:

1. Iplogger Tool: Sending Shortlink

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Create a Short link on by entering any URL in the particular field in the given box. Tap ‘Create a shortlink’, and they will provide you with a shortened URL with a tracking code that you need further to track the person, so save this.

Create a shortlink
I agree option

Step 2: Send the link to the user over his Instagram DM as a meme, YouTube link, etc.

Send the link
Instagram DM as a meme

Step 3: As soon as the user taps on the link, their IP address gets recorded for you to track.

Step 4: When the person clicks on the link, view the access link and go back to the IP Logger page from where you have created the link and enter the tracking code you got earlier and tap the ‘It’s a tracking code’ option. 

 tracking code

Step 5: After that, you will get all the necessary information about the user’s details, and you can also see whose fake account it is and other information.


2. Grabify Tool: Sending Shortlink

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Use this link, visit the Grabify webpage, and enter your chosen URL in the particular field to create an account. Tap ‘Generate URL’, and they’ll give you a short URL with strings and a tracking code.

Generate URL

Step 2: Send the user the shortened URL you have created over the Instagram DMs and ensure that he will tap.

Send the user
 Instagram DMs and ensure

Step 3: Your chosen link has to be something interesting, like a YouTube video link, memes, or an Instagram reel link that makes him click on it.

Step 4: The IP gets recorded when the person clicks on the link and returns to Grabify. From the top of the page, you enter the previous and next tracking code, tap on the ‘Tracking Code’ option, and you can track the person.

Tracking Code grabify

Step 5: After getting the results, you can find who is behind the fake Instagram ID and other private details of the account.

fake Instagram ID

How to Find Who Is Behind An Instagram Account:

You can try the following methods below:

1. Find DP & Reverse Image Search

You can use a tool like Pixsy, a free app that allows you to reverse search the display picture of any account on any social media platform. You can install the app, and on the Search Option, add the profile picture and tap on the Search button.

Find DP & Reverse Image Search

The reverse image search will process once you have clicked on Search. After buffering and loading, the results will be provided to you. You can view the name and email or phone number details of the person who created that account. You will only be able to see the details of the person which the user has used themselves while creating their account.

2. Reverse Lookup Username

Several apps and websites available nowadays allow you to do a reverse search. One such great app is Pixsy. You can download the app on your mobile phone and register or sign up for free using your email or phone number.

Reverse Lookup Username

Enter the other credentials and complete the registration. Then upload the display picture of the Instagram user whose account name you want to find. Upload the image and click on the Search Option. The results will proceed to your answer of who the account is made by.

3. Find From Other Social Media

Another way of finding out who is behind an Instagram account is by looking for the same username on any other social media platform like Facebook or TikTok and seeing if they have their names mentioned in the bio of those accounts.

Find From Other Social Media

Instagram Fake Account Finder Tools:

You can try the following tools below:

1. IG Fake Finder

⭐️ Features of IG Fake Finder:

◘ It can help you fetch data on Instagram accounts and check the legitimacy of their personation.

◘ You don’t need a subscription to use the website.

◘ The tool does not require you to download it. You can use it from the website.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Search IG Fake Finder on your Google Chrome and, via the link, opens its website.

Step 2: Click on the search bar saying “Enter Username”.

Step 3: Enter the username of the Instagram Account whose legitimacy you want to verify and click Enter.

The results will show whether the account is fake or not.

2. SocialBlade

⭐️ Features of Social Blade:

◘ It is easy to use and very quickly finds the data needed.

◘ It is a free tool that anyone can use without authorization and track fake social media accounts.

◘ It is perfect for analyzing the competition and following the evolution of your communities and content.

🔗 Link:

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open your browser, search for Social Blade, or use this link to go to the page.

Step 2: On the search box you see, type out the username of the Instagram Account which you want to verify whether fake or not.

Step 3: Click enter or Tap on the “Search for User” Option.

Tap on the Search Option

The results will be provided, showing whether the account entered is fake.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Can police find out who made a fake Instagram account?

Police will not suddenly start looking for fake accounts on Instagram, but if any complaint is lodged against someone having a fake account, they can easily track down and verify who made the fake account. Even if the account is deleted, police can recover and track down a deleted Instagram account.

2. How to find out the email of a fake Instagram account?

IP address tracers like Grabify or IP Blogger can be used to trace a fake Instagram account and verify whether it is fake. Otherwise, you can also try by clicking on the account’s profile picture, going to “Contact,” and checking if their mail ID is given. Unusually, a fake account’s ID will have contact; that’s when you have to use an IP Tracker.

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