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I was going through a friend's tagged pictures and accidentally tagged another of our mutual friends in it. How do I remove the tag? (The picture was uploaded by someone who isn't a friend.)

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There's no option to remove a tag of your friend you requested on others photo but however you can remove your own tag.

If you tag yourself or your friend in somebody else's album, they are sent a request to accept the tag and its on them to accept or the reject the tag.

And if you want the tag to be removed, try to message the person who uploaded the photo and ask him to remove the tag. That's all you can do on your side.

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On the side of the photo it will have the people who are tagged, hover over it and it'll give you a small picture of the friend you accidentally tagged, in that little picture it'll have the option "remove request" click in that and you're done.

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Not true. This is only if you own the photo, not if it is a friends photo. –  Fogest Dec 7 '13 at 5:18
Worse yet: even if you own the photo, sometimes it won't let you remove the tag. –  Ross Presser Jan 10 at 19:14
  1. Click on the photo in question. See on the right side who posted that photo. There is an option "Allowed on Timeline"

  2. Select the option "Hidden From Timeline"

  3. Click on Remove Tag option
  4. Click on "I want to untag myself" option
  5. Click on "Remove tag"
  6. Click on Okay
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