Making a friend request on Facebook is easy, but canceling one can be tricky. The need to cancel a friend request on Facebook is common, and we have all been there before.
Whether you have sent a friend request mistakenly or changed your mind about befriending someone, this article will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to cancel sent friend requests on Facebook. Knowing how to do this can help you maintain control of your social media profile and connections.
How To Cancel Sent Friend Requests on Facebook
To cancel sent friend requests on Facebook, you can either directly go to the profile of whom you have sent a friend request and tap on the Cancel request button or go through view sent requests and cancel the request.
Cancelling sent friend requests on Facebook via Desktop or mobile browsers
- Open your browser and go to the Facebook.com
- Click on the Friends (Find Friends) option in the left-hand sidebar
- Click on Friend requests
- Click on View sent requests and you will have a list of contacts to whom you have sent friend requests on Facebook
- Finally, Click on the Cancel Request button beside the contact name to cancel the request.
Canceling sent friend requests on Facebook via Facebook mobile app
- Launch the Facebook app on your mobile
- Tap on the Menu (3 Horizontal lines) icon at the top right side of the screen
- Tap on the Friends (Find Friends) option
- Tap on See All at the right side of the screen or if you do not have any pending friend requests, simply tap on the Requests Button at the top of the screen.
- Next, tap on the 3 horizontal dots icon on the right side of the screen
- Tap on the View sent request and now you will see a list of send friend requests.
- Finally, tap on the Cancel Request button beside the contact name to unsend the friend request.
If you know the Name of the person to whom you have sent a Facebook friend request and want to cancel it, Simply search for the name of the Contact, Open their profile and Click on the Cancel Request button.
That was how you can cancel friend requests you have sent on Facebook.