If you want to cancel someone’s unwanted friend request on Facebook, you can do so easily. The process of canceling is slightly different when done on a browser or the official Facebook app. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Click on the friend request icon at the top of the page
  1. Click on find friends and then select “view sent requests” button
  1. Hover your mouse on the “friend request sent” link and click on the cancel request button 

Steps to cancel pending facebook request on the Facebook app

  1. Tap on the More icon
  1. Click on the apps section and tap on the “find friends” link
  1. Tap on the “requests” button
  1. Tap the down arrow next to view sent request
  1. Tap on undo next to the request you want to cancel