Instalex vs. AiGrow – what’s a better Instagram marketing platform?

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Keeping with our series comparing Instagram automation tools from around the web, today we’re looking at Instalex.

What is Instalex? According to their website,

“Instalex Is a professional platform for SMM promotion. Powerful software for Advertising and Organic Growth for Instagram accounts. Using our service you can qualitatively unwind your Instagram account, attract new Instagram Followers, likes and comments. Instalex – the choice of professional marketers and business owners.”

Instalex is right in our neighborhood of Instagram marketing, so we decided to put it to the test against our own Instagram marketing tool. AiGrow.

Our comparison consisted of four categories:

  • Setup
  • Connecting Instagram account
  • Features
  • Maintenance

Instalex vs AiGrow – a comparison of two Instagram growth services.



Get started with Instalex by visiting

Once on the homepage, click on “SIGNUP”.

instalex signup

Instalex then asks you for your email and to create a password.


Get started with AiGrow in three simple steps:

1) Go to, or search “AiGrow” in Google and choose the first result

2) When on the homepage, click “Free Trial” in the upper right corner.

free instagram followers AIGrow

3) Provide your name, email, desired password, and click “Register Now”.

easy AIGrow signup

Congrats! You’ve just set up AiGrow.

Connecting Instagram Account


Connecting your Instagram account is as simple as providing your Instagram username and username.

You also have to choose your country and whether or not you want to use a Proxy.

Before adding your account, you also have to make sure it passes all of Instalex’s checkboxes.

add Instagram account to instalex


After logging into your AiGrow account, you will be brought to your dashboard which looks like this:

free Instagram followers app

Here you can see all of your connected Instagram accounts (you can add and grow multiple Instagram accounts at the same time). From here, you can connect your Instagram account with one click with AiGrow’s free Google Chrome extension.

Alternatively, you can click “Add Instagram Account” and simply log in to your Instagram account as you normally would on your phone.

adding instagram app free followers app

AiGrow will not share your password with anyone or use it for anything not related to growing your followers.



Instalex offers the following features:

  • Auto Follow
  • Auto Unfollow
  • Auto Likes
  • Auto Comments
  • Auto DMs
  • Desktop DM Inbox
  • Track New Comments
  • Comments Reply and Chat
  • Auto SPAM Comments Removal System
  • Remove Comments
  • Comment Filters and Marks
  • Post and Story Scheduling

You can target your activity based on:

  • Hashtags
  • Location
  • Influencer relation
  • Lists of usernames

Instalex automatically performs actions on your behalf with the intention of getting the attention of relevant people on Instagram and attracting to your own Instagram page.

instalex dashboard

Instalex dashboard.

Because your getting the attention of your target audience (through hashtag, location, and competitor relation targeting), the people who do ultimately visit your page are likely to convert to followers.


AiGrow uses your account to automatically like, follow, unfollow, comment, and DM on real channels in order to drive organic traffic back to your own account. This way, instead of purchasing lots of followers who don’t necessarily fit your target (which is really important if you run a small business or brand), you’re gaining exactly the kinds of new followers you need for your account.

aigrow targeting

With AiGrow, you can target your growth activity based on:

  • Hashtags
  • Location
  • Influencer relation
  • Lists of usernames

You can also target other activitiy, such as DMs, based on:

  • Hashtags
  • Location
  • Influencer relation
  • Lists of usernames
  • new followers
  • current followers

Furthermore, you can select a category that you think best fits your business. We’ll use this information to improve your targeting.

aigrow Instagram categories

Also, you don’t need to worry about engaging with inappropriate or risky accounts as you have complete control over the types of users you interact with. And be sure that AiGrow will never operate any extra actions to your Instagram account without your permission.

AiGrow also automatically unfollows users who you follow but doesn’t follow you back within a certain amount of time to keep your follower/following ratio normal.

aigrow features
Engagement Groups

AiGrow also gives you the chance to join over 300 engagement groups FOR FREE which you can use to get more likes and comments on every new post you share on Instagram. Engagement groups are groups of people who commit to interacting through likes and comments with every post shared by a group member.

With AiGrow, there are two easy steps to get engagement (likes and comments) from your engagement groups:

  1. Join any groups which are similar to your Instagram page by navigating to the “Engagement Groups” tab on your AiGrow dashboard and clicking “Join” under any groups you wish to join.
  2. Use AiGrow’s scheduler (post schedule feature) to post on Instagram.
aigrow engagement groups

AiGrow’s engagement group dashboard.

Schedule your posts

To use AiGrow’s scheduler, simply go to your dashboard on AiGrow and click on “Schedule Posts” tab, drag and drop your post onto the pop-up box (or you can simply upload from your pc), write your caption, add your hashtags, set the date and time and click “Schedule”.

When your post is on Instagram, all the group members will automatically like and/or comment on your new post.

Since the process is 100% organic, all groups are guaranteed to be leechers free, so you can be sure that all your efforts are not wasted.

Features available for AiGrow users:
  • Automated likes, comments, follows, unfollows, and DMs
  • Ability to change your IG account activities based on likes, comments, follows and unfollows by determining your activity speed.
  • Ability to schedule your posts (photos and videos) for days, weeks, and months ahead
  • Targeting  Instagram users according to hashtags, location, and competitor connection
  • Targeting specific users from an excel list
  • Free access to over 300 engagement groups
  • Customized comments and DMs
  • Automated responding to comments
  • In-app analytics to make you aware of your IG account stats
  • Automatic email notifications in case you face an issue with our service

Maintenance and support


The majority of Instalex’s activity is automated and requires little maintenance after setting up your targeting.

Instalex also offers a live chatbot for anyone with questions.

instalex chatbot

Instalex also provides an extensive 70+ question FAQ.


After setting up your targeting options, simply hit “Start Growth”. AiGrow will start to run and continue until you tell it to stop, never overstepping the limits imposed by Instagram.

If for whatever reason something forces your growth to stop, we will automatically let you know through email and provide possible solutions, as shown in the example below:

free instagram growth tool

If you experience an issue, you can also likely find an answer in AiGrow’s FAQ page. AiGrow also offers free one-on-one appointments to help get your account set up, and they also have a dedicated support email.



Instalex’s prices can be found below:

instalex prices

You pay on a feature-basis, meaning that if you only use automated growth, you only pay $13/month.

However, if you want to use automated growth and automated DMs, then you have to pay $26/month. If you want to track comments, then that’s an additional $13/month, bringing your total to $39/month.

To use all of Instalex’s feature, you have to pay $52/month.

It should be noted that there’s a three-day free trial.


AiGrow offers a five-day free trial offering absolutely full functionality with no limit for the number of followers you can receive.

Below is AiGrow’s starter price package for consideration after your five-day free trial:

AIGrow Pricing


For those looking for single-service Instagram tools with lots of options for customization, then Instalex is a great choice.

For those looking for a more-comprehensive, easier-to-use, and more affordable Instagram growth solution, then AiGrow is the tool for you.

Here’s a comparison of what both growth tools offer monthly:

AiGrow ($49/month)

  • Unlimited auto Likes, follows, unfollows, comments, and DMs 
  • Desktop DM inbox
  • Post and Story scheduling
  • Reposting by hashtag, URL, and username
  • Access to 300+ active engagement groups
  • Dedicated human support
  • Auto replies to comments

Instalex ($52/month)

  • Unlimited auto Likes, follows, and unfollows
  • Target by hashtag, location, competitor relation, or personal list
  • Desktop DM inbox
  • Track new comments
  • Comments reply and chat
  • Auto SPAM comments removal system
  • Remove comments
  • Comment filters and marks
  • Post and Story scheduling
For those interested in AiGrow, click here to sign up for free.
For those interested in trying out Instalex, visit their website.
Post by Annika Daugherty

Annika is the chief editor for AiGrow. She has been working in the Marketing industry for more than 10 years and is the perfect Instagram Management Service advisor for you!

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