Instagram Random Comment Picker (Free)

Choose a random winner for your Instagram promotion, sweepstake, giveaway and contest for free!

Instagram Random Comment Picker

Login with Facebook

Instagram Comment Picker is for Instagram Business and Instagram Creator accounts which are connected to a Facebook page. We don't support personal Instagram accounts.

Login with your Facebook profile that is administrator of the FB page that is connected to the Instagram business or creator account and allow the permissions "Access profile and posts from the Instagram account connected to your Page" and "Read content posted on the Page" which we need to get your media and comments.

Please login with Facebook, select Instagram Business Accounts, Facebook pages and allow permissions to read content posted on the Page and to access profile and posts from the Instagram account connected to your Page.

Choose Instagram account & media

Facebook pages with connected Instagram account
Instagram medias
Select your Instagram media which you want to use for the giveaway.
Instagram giveaway options
Number of extra entries: 0
Excluded users: 0

Start raffle and pick random winner

How to pick a winner for Instagram contest?

Via the simple steps below you can easily pick a random Instagram comment as a winner of your Instagram Sweepstakes!

  1. Login with your Facebook account that is connected to the Instagram Business or Creator account
  2. Select the Instagram account and FB pages you want to use.
  3. Allow permissions for access to profile and posts of your Instagram Business or Creator profile connected to your page and Read content posted on the Page (we can't posts anything).
  4. Choose FB page that is connected to the Instagram Business account (only needed when you allowed multiple accounts)
  5. Choose the Instagram media for the raffle/giveaway
  6. Enable the option include comment replies to include all replies to comments
  7. Choose the option to allow duplicate comments of users (by default we are filtering them)
  8. Enable the option include specific text and enter text, if you want to filter comments based on a specific answer or #hashtag
  9. Blacklist or exclude Instagram users from participating the contest (optional)
  10. Add all names of the extra entries to your contest (optional)
  11. Click the "get comments" button to get all comments and entries from the Giveaway post
  12. Click the "Start" button to start the raffle and pick a random winner from all comments and entries
  13. Save results and share the winner on your Facebook wall (Optional)
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What is Random Instagram Comment Picker?

Instagram Random Comment Picker is free and simple to use tool to for any Instagram raffle, giveaway, sweepstake, contest or promotion for any Instagram Business profiles.

The Instagram Comment Picker will get all the comments of your Instagram post with the selected options and generate a random winner from all the comments.

This tool can only be used if you have connected your Instagram business or creator account to your Facebook page and can't be used for personal Instagram accounts. Learn how to convert your account to a business account.

Save Results of Pick a Winner Instagram

After a draw it's possible to store the results. If you click the button we will save the results and create a unique url for you. This unique url can be used for sharing and will show the winner of the raffle, link to the profile of the winner and comment of the user. The results are available for at least one month and will be removed after.

Update: If you use one of the share buttons, we will create automatically a unique URL for you with the results of the contest.

Why is this the best Instagram Comment Picker?

Random Instagram Comment Picker is the best FREE winner picker for Instagram that you will find online. With other tools, like Woobox, AppSorteos, simpliFree, Gleam.io, Iconosquare or Easypromosapp you always have to either create an account, sign up or pay for your contests. With our tool you don't have to create an account, don't have to sign up and it's 100% free without any limits! Besides our tool to identify the winners of your Instagram contest, we always provide create support via Facebook and Instagram.

Do you have any questions, feedback or tips? Don't hesitate to ask us via Facebook or Instagram and don't forget to like us if you enjoyed our free tool!

Instagram Contest Rules

What are the Instagram Contest Rules for running a giveaway or promotion on Instagram? Which Instagram giveaway rules are (not) allowed and which are required?

Read all Instagram promotion guidelines in the Instagram Contest Rules.

Instagram Pick a Winner Options

After selecting your Instagram account you can select options for your contest. We will explain those options below.

Minimum amount of friends tagged

If you select this option a single comment of a user should have a minimum number of friends mentioned before it's included in the raffle. You can choose up to 10 friends mentioned. By default, it's not required to have a friend mentioned.

Include comment replies

If you enable this option comment replies are included in the comments. By default comment replies are excluded in the contest.

Filter duplicate users

If this filter is enabled it will filter out multiple comments made by one user. A user is defined by a unique user ID.

Filter comments based on a specific text

If you enable this filter an extra text field will appear where you can enter a specific text, hashtag or answer. A comment should have this text included before it's included in the contest.

Extra entries

You can add extra entries by selecting the option "Add extra entries". You will see a textarea where you can add names of the extra entries. These extra entries are not connected to the commenters and will be added to the total amount of comments. You can add each entry by a newline or separated by comma.

Exclude or blacklist users

You can exclude user by selecting the option "Exclude / blacklist users". You will see a textarea where you can add usernames of the users you want to exclude from the contest. You can add each Instagram username by a newline or separated by comma with or without @. This option can also be useful if you want to exclude previous winners from winning again. You should enter the username and not the name of the person, e.g. @commentpicker instead of Comment Picker.

How do I convert my personal Instagram profile to a Business profile?

  1. Open your Instagram app
  2. Select the IG profile that you want to switch in a Business Profile
  3. Click on the profile photo in the upper right corner
  4. Click on the hamburger button (with the three lines)
  5. Click on settings in the right bottom corner
  6. Scroll down to the option "Switch to Business Profile"
  7. Click "Continue" until you see "Connect your Facebook Page"
  8. Select the Facebook page you want to connect to your Instagram business profile or create a new Facebook page
  9. Enter your Facebook page login information if needed

How do I connect my Instagram Account to my Facebook page?

  1. Go to your Facebook page
  2. Go to your FB page settings
  3. Click on the Instagram button in the menu
  4. Click the button "Login" and enter your Instagram login information

Or via the Instagram app:

  1. Launch Instagram app
  2. Tap profile image in the lower right corner
  3. Tap hamburger icon in the upper right corner
  4. Tap Settings
  5. Tap Account
  6. Tap Linked Accounts
  7. Tap Facebook and login with your Facebook details.

To use our tool you must have an Instagram Business profile connected to your Facebook page. Any questions or help needed? Read our blog how to link Instagram with Facebook page or send us a message via Facebook or Instagram.

How-to Video: Instagram Comment Picker

Learn how to use our Instagram Random Comment Picker tool by watching our how-to video.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find answers about our tool in the list of frequently asked questions (FAQs).

Yes, our Instagram Comment Picker is like all of our tools 100% FREE to use without any limits.

There are no limits of amount of comments with our Instagram Comment Picker. We have users which has successfully used our tool with more then 250.000 comments.

We only use the permissions that you allow to get media and comments of your Instagram account. Without those permissions we can't get your medias and comments of your Instagram account. We don't have permission to publish anything on your behalf.

You need to login with your FB profile that is administrator of the page that is connected with the Instagram account, since this is the only way Instagram (Facebook) is providing data to apps via their API.

The tool is using Javascript Math.random method to select a random comment as winner of your raffle.

We will never have any influence on the raffle, so don't ask us to modify the outcome and let you win a raffle.

Make sure you don't use any adblocker or privacy badger. These could block the Facebook script that is loading the Login button. In some cases the browser is blocking the Facebook script via Do not track option. Please enable Do Not Track (DNT) in the browser settings if you don't see the login button.

Yes, enable the option "Add extra entries" and add the names of the extra entries for the giveaway.

Sorry, we don't support personal Instagram accounts, since we can't get the data via the Facebook API. We only support Instagram Business accounts and Instagram Creator accounts. You can use our manual to convert your account to a IG creator or business account.

If you are sure that your giveaway post has comments, make sure you has given us the correct permissions and you have selected the correct filters. Logout and login or use the "change or renew" permission button to allow permissions and FB access to our app.

Please refresh the page and try again. It could happen that we are updating or deploying a new version of the Instagram Comment Picker. If it keeps loading, please send us a message and we will figure it out together.

Most of the times this happens when we don't have the correct permissions or permissions are expired. Please use the change or renew permissions button to allow the correct permissions in the Facebook Popup to give access to your FB page and Instagram account. This will probably solve the problem right away, otherwise please send us a message.

The old tool is not working anymore, you can read everything about it in the blog: Instagram Comment Picker, what's new?.