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Instagram maintain session without login

How can I know which cookie does Instagram use to keep my connection without login?



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David Favor

8/22/2022 - Mon
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My question is How do I know how hotmail "stay signed in" work?
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For Hotmail, you'll likely have some Hotmail setting as your first option to test.

If you must stay logged in for many days (not recommended, as this means anyone accessing your physical machine accesses your mail), you could always write some code to use you're browser's cookie jar to... at some frequency... access your email account...

You might be able to use curl for this, if Hotmail doesn't test + block Bots.

Most likely Hotmail does test + block Bots, so you'll then have to use Selenium or some other headless browser which executes Javascript, route Selenium through your own residential IP or use a residential IP proxy farm, then write some Selenium code to approximate human behavior.

Tip: It's unlikely you can accomplish the "approximate human behavior" part of this, as Hotmail's dev team working for decades has likely seen all hacking attempts like this + found ways to block you.

Summary: If you have unlimited time/budget/will/expertise, you can most certainly accomplish this.

And... if any of these 4x are limited, you'll just login again when Hotmail logs you out.
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