How To Cancel Sent Friend Requests on Facebook – 4 Simple Steps

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.

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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 friends
  • Click on Friend requests
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
Click on view sent requests
  • Finally, Click on the Cancel Request button beside the contact name to cancel the request.
Click on the cance request button

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 menu icon
  • Tap on the Friends (Find Friends) option
Tap on Friends
  • 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.
tap on see all
  • Next, tap on the 3 horizontal dots icon on the right side of the screen
Tap on the 3 dots icon
  • Tap on the View sent request and now you will see a list of send friend requests.
tap on view sent requests
  • Finally, tap on the Cancel Request button beside the contact name to unsend the friend request.
tap on the cancel button

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.

Happy Facebooking..

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