[Updated] How To See Sent Friend Request On Facebook 2021- FAQ

In 2021 Facebook has become a major part of individual life, since they invested a lot of time building their connections with their friends and family on the platform.

Facebook is rapidly building its user base, plus coming up with features that help its users to connect more efficiently. One of the features is close friend suggestion, which eventually leads to people sending more friend requests to multiple users and forgot about how many friend requests we have sent on the platform.

So they provided a way to see sent friend requests on Facebook, by this you can easily view the list of the friend request you have sent, on both web and Facebook mobile app.

How To See Sent Friend Request On Facebook Web App

In 2020 Facebook has released a new user interface for the platform which looks like an App version but it is called Web App and it appeals to several users, the interface made the platform easy to navigate plus provide everything in an organized manner.

But also with the web app interface, some navigations have been changed from original positions, so follow the below steps to find the right options:

  • Go the Facebook.com and login with the your credentials.
  • Click on “Friends” option located at the left side of the screen.
  • Select the “Friend Requests” to open the window.
How To See Sent Friend Request On Facebook Web App
  • Click on “View Sent Requests” from the left panel.
  • Now after the click, a popup window will open with the list of all the friends request.
  • You can check out all the request one by one.
  • Done.

How To See Sent Friend Request On Facebook Web App

Most of the users use Facebook on their smartphone by Facebook App, so before following the steps update the app to the latest version and so that there there is no miss matching of the options.

  • Open the Facebook app and login with your credentials.
  • Tap on three horizontal line located on the right side of the app screen.
  • Scroll down and select “Friends” option from the menu list.
How To See Sent Friend Request On Facebook  Web App
  • Click on “See all” option on the right side of the friend requests.
  • Now Tap on “Three dots” at the top right corner of the app screen.
  • Select “View Sent Requests” to find out the list of the sent request.
  • Done.

You can follow similar steps for different OS support devices like IOS & Android, just have the Facebook app, since it will show you the sent friend request from the time of the account creation, you can also cancel these requests by just clicking on the cancel button.

Now if you have a long list of sent friend request, you can also try the below method to cancel all the friend request with just one click, this method is appropriate for the long time Facebook users.

How To Cancel All Sent Friend Request On Facebook In One Click

This method is more like an automation program that you can use to cancel all the friend request sent by you in just a few seconds.

You can use this method with Google Chrome browser and also can try it out with Firefox and Microsoft Edge. Below are the steps to follow.

How To Cancel All Sent Friend Request On Facebook In One Click
  • Use the a laptop or desktop for this method. Go to the link below:
    • https://m.facebook.com/friends/center/requests/outgoing/
  • The above link will open all the sent friend request list in a new window.
  • As soon as the link open, scroll down through screen to load all the sent request, it is necessary to cause this method will only work on the loaded request.
  • Right-Click on the screen and open “Inspect” element or use (CTRl+Shift+I) and developer panel will open.
  • Click on “Console” option located on the top header section of the screen.
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for(var i=0; i<inputs.length;i++) {inputs[i].click();}
  • Now Paste the above code in the blank space and Hit Enter.
  • Done.

How To Delete Sent Friend Request Activity Log On Facebook

On the Facebook Web App, when you do anything on the platform it will take that action and insert it into Activity logs.

  • Login into your Facebook Web App with credentials.
  • Click on Drop-down icon and Select & Privacy>Activity Log.
  • Now Scroll down and Tap Connections, you will see the list of the options.
How To Delete Sent Friend Request Activity Log On Facebook
  • Select the Sent Friend requests and a list of sent request will open.
    • Now there is no direct delete option available in the list.
  • So you can copy the name of the users, you sent the request to and manually the cancel friend request by navigating to their profile.
  • This is complex way but that’s how you can delete the activity log of sent request.
  • Done.


Why can’t I see my sent friend requests on Facebook on mobile?

If you are not able to see the sent friend requests, then you might need to reload the page or update the app from the Playstore or Appstore.
There is no option available that can disable viewing the sent friend request on the platform.

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