How to View your Pending Friend Requests on Facebook Timeline [Updated]

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[quote_box_center]Update[29/11/2013]: Facebook now added a direct link to see the whole pending friend requests. Read: Facebook Now Shows Unaccepted Friend Requests [/quote_box_center]

While going through Google Search Trends, we found many people are searching for ‘how to see pending friend requests on Facebook’. Those search results may leads to those articles and videos are mostly belongs to Facebook’s older version or by using some apps like ‘FriendRequests’ etc. but the fact that, there is no such apps and those methods are not available now. We had posted a tutorial few months ago about viewing pending friend requests on Facebook by using app called FriendRequests, it was working fine at that time, but now Facebook has blocked the app accessing friend requests due to its violation of users’ Privacy. Unfortunately the app is not working now. You don’t worry, still we have a solution for this. It’s an exclusive method — first time on web. By following these simple steps you will get to know people those who not accepted your friend requests.
So, we are going to show you how to view all your unconfirmed friend requests. Once you followed this method, you can see all the friend requests you made before and also those were not confirmed.

How to check the pending friend requests on Facebook:

Step #1:

Go to your ‘Account Settings’
or Simply click here (if you’re logged in Facebook)

Step #2:

On the ‘General’ section (landing page)
Click on ‘Download a Copy of your Facebook data’ on bottom of page.

How to see pending friend request in facebook timeline may-2013 -- Download

Step #3:

Update: Now Facebook has been lifted ‘expanded archive’ option from DYI tool. You need to download the normal archive. Just click on ‘Start My Archive’
Then skip to Step #5.
Select ‘expanded archive’ from the link below.
How to see pending friend request in facebook timeline may-2013 -- Archive

Step #4:

For security, Facebook asks for entering your Password, after that click ‘Continue’

How to see pending friend request in facebook timeline may-2013 --

Step #5:

Then click on ‘Start My Archive’.
How to see pending friend request in facebook timeline may-2013 -- Start

Step #6:

Depending on your Facebook activity, will take time for archiving your whole data. Usually  it takes 1 to 2 hours to getting archived. Once the archive is ready, you will receive an email. Now you need to download the archive from the link.
How to see pending friend request in facebook timeline may-2013 -- Download

Step #7:

Once you downloaded Facebook Data, you have to extract it. The archive basically contains a html file — index.html.
How to see pending friend request in facebook timeline may-2013 -- Open

Step #8:

How to see pending friend request in facebook timeline may-2013 Update: Due to privacy concerns Facebook has removed ‘expanded archive’ option from the DYI, and though many options has gone. Still, you can get the details about pending friend requests on ‘Friends’ header in left panel. Just click on it and scroll down until it shows ‘Sent Friend Requests’
Open index.html, in that file you can see links to all your Facebook activities. Then navigate to “Pending friend requests” (Friends) link. Click that link, now you can see the whole pending friend requests list on ‘Pending Sent Friend Requests’ (Sent Friend Requests) head. It will also shows you the ‘Pending Received Friend Requests’. You can also view friends whom you have deleted from your account.
How to check pending friend requests in Facebook
Bingo! You have done…Now you can cancel the pending friend requests by searching their name on Facebook, it will reduce the chance of getting blocked by FB. Don’t forget to comment and share this link if it’s worked! :)

Need Help?

If you’re having problems implementing this, don’t hesitate to let me know, Would be a pleasure to help you.
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