How do I take back a Facebook Friend Request ?


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Watermelon1
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Not sure if this is in the right place or not but I accidentally sent someone a FaceBook friend request..... WTF do I do????  BTW, I totally didn't want to send this request, it happened after I saw the person had been checking out my myspace more than a lot and so I just searched them on facebook.

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Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
Re: How do I take back a Facebook Friend Request ?
Please tell me how to take back an accidental friend request
kathy moir (not verified)
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I want to know how do I take back a Facebook Friend Request? of my
Relationship name is Steve Dare I need him back in my Facebook
thanks
Kathy moir

Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
Re: How do I take back a Facebook request?
Im sorry but this is sort of different...how do i find a friend that sent i request to me bit i accidentally cancel and dont have email notification anymore please help?
Anonymous (not verified)
Re: How do I take back a Facebook request?
Add that person as a friend, then send them a message to add you back.
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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The thing is the person had a different name as the Facebook name now i dont remember what the name was that wanted to add me. The person doesnt have their real name. Thanks
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
take back a Facebook Friend Request
I accidentally sent a friend request to some jerk guy at school. If I cancel the request will he still know that I sent it?
dgilluly
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Re: take back a Facebook Friend Request

Undoing the request will be like it never happened. But to my knowledge you can only do it within the few seconds that you accidentally sent it. If you cancel it after, he may have already seen it if he logs in regularly.


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Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
Re: taking back a Facebook Friend Request ?
I got a friend request but havent responded (not sure if I want to be friends with this person) My question is. If they decide to undo their request to me will I still see the request or does it get removed? Basically I want to know if the give up and change their mind will I know.
dgilluly
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Re: taking back a Facebook Friend Request ?

It gets removed. You will know if it disappears from your request list.

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undo Facebook Friend Request if I don't remember persons name
I accidentally asked for friendship and didn't see persons name so where can i go to undo this? thanks
dgilluly
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Re: undo Facebook Friend Request if I don't remember persons ...

Under your timeline Activity Log, which is in the upper right corner just under your cover photo, the button that says Activity Log. When you click that you'll be presented with it, then on the left click More underneath Photos, Likes, and Comments. Then click Friends. The friends requests you sent or received will be displayed in the list.

Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
Re: How do I take back a Facebook Friend Request ?
All these answers assume you know who the request was sent to? I don't know who it was sent to, it was just a random accidental click and - it was gone.
dgilluly
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Re: How do I take back a Facebook Friend Request ?

I just replied to a similar question... "Under your timeline Activity Log, which is in the upper right corner just under your cover photo, the button that says Activity Log. When you click that you'll be presented with it, then on the left click More underneath Photos, Likes, and Comments. Then click Friends. The friends requests you sent or received will be displayed in the list."

Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
Re: How do I take back a Facebook Friend Request ?
I understand that you can cancel a friend request on Facebook, but doesn't, the recipient still get an email saying they received a friend request from the sender?
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Re: How do I take back a Facebook Friend Request ?

if they have email notifications turned on, yes. And in that case, there is no way to un-ring that bell..

Sesilia Durante
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Re: How do I take back a Facebook Friend Request ?
What you need to do to take back a friend request on facebook is you have to click "friend request sent" then scroll down and click unfriend or cancel request.

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Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
Re: How do I take back a Facebook Friend Request ?
I too made such silly but natural mistake today. You can cancel it but still the opposite person will get a mail notifying them that you want to be their friend!!! SO BAD Sad
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
Cancel a Facebook Friend Request ?
So crap I sent a friend request and quickly cancelled, but does the person still get the request?
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
Re: How do I take back a Facebook Friend Request ?
Canceling the friend request from the profile page works but doesn't the person still get the request in their e-mail? Does the "requester's" e-mail address show?
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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I was searching around facebook i hit a button be my friend and i dont know who the person was how can i fix this problem so i can unfriend them without a problem thanks
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
Re: How do I take back a Facebook Friend Request ?
Can the person you sent/canceled request to see that you sent it? Accidentally sent one, then cancelled a few hours later. Will they know I sent it, then later cancelled it?
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unsend Facebook Friend Request
long time ago you cant do it but Facebook makes it easy now just use cancel friend request option
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Re: How do I take back a Facebook Friend Request ?

1. Log in to Facebook.

2. Search for the person in the top search box.

3. Once you find the person in the list, click on his/her name to open his/her profile.

4. The profile page will show a button labled as "Friend Request Sent" on the top right area, and this button would have a little drop down button on it's right.

5. Click on the drop down button, you would get the option "Cancel Friend Request". Click "Cancel Friend Reqeust" and it will do the trick for you.

Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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it really worked!!! thanks for the info
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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it worked... thank you so much!
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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You are genius! Many thanks
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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thanks alot dude. you helped majorly
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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thanks quite usefull
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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Thankyou so much!!!
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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I was on facebook and I know someone I was only being nosy because I know them1 So I amidiatly deactivated the account will they still know I sent it?

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